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St. Edmundsbury Cathedral

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Address: Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
Phone Number: +44 1284 748720
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Educational visit with children about advent

Had a throughly fun yet educational visit to bury st edmunds cathedral. Would seriously recommend it really helped children go back to basics on advent. Also if you visit when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a throughly fun yet educational visit to bury st edmunds cathedral. Would seriously recommend it really helped children go back to basics on advent. Also if you visit when open go to the cafe it's super. Very reasonable

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Thank AMANDA W
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, So lovely to hear you all had a very worthwhile visit to St Edmundsbury Cathedral. We look forward to welcoming you again. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors St Edmundsbury Cathedral More 

London, United Kingdom
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462 reviews
311 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern interior full of colour and light, fully wheelchair accessible. The Creation window is magnificent as is the ceiling.There is no charge to visit.

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Thank KAW687
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your lovely words. We look forward to welcoming you again. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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336 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the last time I went into the Cathedral it was really just a traditional "church" - some works had been undertaken to raise its status but it has come a very long way in the last 50 years and is now worthy of being a visitor attraction as well as a place of worship

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your visit. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were invited to visit the inside of the building by a friend who is a local resident, not something we would normally do but what a surprise. Altered in 1914 and again in 2006 this a must visit place in Bury.

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to St Edmundsbury Cathedral and look forward to welcoming you again. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning inside and well worth a look around. Or take a pew and sit quietly for a while contemplating the surroundings. A serene and lovely place.

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Hi Laurel, We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Maldon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Cathedral is well a visit . The mixture of old and new architecture has to be seen to be believed The craftsmanship has to been seen Make a contribution to the Lego model of the building buy a brick

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lived about 2 blocks from the abbey gardens and would take my toddler there frequently. There is plenty of room for children to run and play. They have multiple playground areas, swings, sand and tree houses. They have beautiful flower displays and make sure you bring peanuts to feed the squirrels. Oh, and don't forget the ruins of the... More 

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

This is a lovely review for the Abbey Gardens and I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Perhaps you could find their Trip Advisor page and post it on there? I'm sure they'd love to hear from you. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Suffolk, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come here at least once a week, if not more often; most of the time with people with special needs and both them, as myself, find a wonderful moment of relaxation, quietness and peace; especially during evening song - Heavenly! :-)

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. You're always most welcome. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a religious site with a lot of history. A church has stood on this site since 1065 but has been rebuilt and added to many times over the centuries - the most recent being the additions of the Chapel of the Transfiguration and the East Cloister, both completed in 2009, and the Crypt Treasury in 2012. On entering... More 

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you come back again soon. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting historical church attached to the Abbey gardens, one can soend time viewing the various areas then enjoy a snack or meal in the Restaurant.

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you kind review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

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