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The cathedral is one of the most beautiful parts of Bury. It is free to enter, has a lovely little... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
travellerinyellow
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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An Interesting Cathedral

This Cathedral has some interesting features which include a beautiful tower, a treasury and a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lewiskal
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is one of the most beautiful parts of Bury. It is free to enter, has a lovely little museum down below, and has a café to wile away the afternoon. The grounds are my favourite, perfect spot for picnics. I think we're going...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This Cathedral has some interesting features which include a beautiful tower, a treasury and a recent intricate Lego model being constructed by donations of the visitors. This Cathedral is well worth a visit.

Thank lewiskal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful and peaceful building. The stained glass windows and ceiling decorations are gorgeous and the font, with its ornate carving, seems almost too delicate to exist. The lovely ladies in the cathedral shop were adorable!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not quite on the scale of Salisbury or Wells, which we have visited recently, but an inspiring building nonetheless. Given the size of Bury, the cathedral, St Mary's Church, and the Abbey all somehow seem disproportionate. However, interesting though the cathedral was,and certainly worth a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had flagged up visiting the Cathedral as part of our few hour stint in Bury St. Edmunds. Very nice to walk through the gardens and then have a good look around the Cathedral

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are a great location for a walk to enjoy the glorious flower beds, enjoy a cuppa in the little garden cafe and talk to the birds in the Avery . A fabulous park for all ages and flat great wide paths for wheelchairs...More

Thank Max S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting some friends we asked to go and see the cathedral. What a delightful place and we were so pleased to see it being well used, especially things for children to do. When usually visiting such grand buildings they do not usually have such a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There has been a church here for 1000 years, the present building has been a cathedral since 1914, the building has been transformed with a new chancel built between 1969 and 1970, and as recently as 2009 with the East cloister, and Crypt Treasury in...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited on the 29th of September with four friends for a pre-arranged visit to the tower. The guides Stephen and Simon were very friendly and informative and a pleasure to associate with. Even though nervous, you guys made it all the...More

Thank sufftrog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting catheral in Bury St Edmunds a substantial portion of which was completed in recent decades. They have a lego model of the cathedral as a fund-raiser at £1 per brick.

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Browneyedgirl2014
21 November 2016|
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Hi, I'm not sure what you are asking to book for? If it's Tower Tours then pop to our website. Do let me know if there's anything else I can help with. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors
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jns178
30 October 2015|
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It takes about 10/15 minutes to walk. There are two routes - either through the town centre or straight along Fornham Road/Northgate Street (more or less in a straight line from the station to Angel Hill, where the Cathedral... More
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Liz S
22 October 2015|
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Yes that's fine. Dogs welcome.
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