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A more recent Cathedral developed a much older church for the local inhabitants of Bury

This church was chosen to become the cathedral becuase there was more room to develop it and a... read more

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Barry T
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Beautiful

Such a bright and beautiful cathedral. The guides/volunteer was so very friendly and willing to... read more

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Debby R
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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

This church was chosen to become the cathedral becuase there was more room to develop it and a considerable amount of money has been spent to turn it into a magnificent building. I have sung in this building from time to time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a bright and beautiful cathedral. The guides/volunteer was so very friendly and willing to share her knowledge.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Debby R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a marvellous interior. The ceilings are so beautiful. The millennium project and tower a triumph. We really enjoyed our visit. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deborah f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old gothic cathedral, with cloisters and surrounding gardens. Very accessible and friendly. Well worth a visit and it’s free!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is a surprising delight. It felt light and airy and the atmosphere wasn't at all oppressive. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sue875
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral. Imposing from the outside, set in pretty gardens. Inside is stunning with beautiful stained glass windows and amazing ceilings. Very peaceful inside as you would expect and so worth a visit just to appreciate the workmanship and architecture of the building whether you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Having passed this building for many years, we finally had time to go in and have a look. The vast space is beautiful. The stained glass windows are stunning. If you are lucky enough to see a curator please go and have a chat. They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2019

Friendly welcome, wander at leisure. Good place to relax and recover as well as be inspired. Do not miss the cloisters and gardens.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank biggreentravel
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We were in Bury St Edmunds for a day trip, and part of the day had to be taken up by viewing the Cathedral. How the ancients ever managed to carry out works of this nature and on this scale eludes me, the building works,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bigalw35
Reviewed 16 January 2019

St Edmundsbury Cathedral - Central town location - just had a brilliant makeover immaculately done - tea room and toilets incorporated for convenience - disable access - town has lots of parking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom K
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Browneyedgirl2014
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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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