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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
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This is a truly beautiful Cathedral, it is amazing that some parts of it are only a few years old, it looks as if it has been here for hundreds of years.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a truly beautiful Cathedral, it is amazing that some parts of it are only a few years old, it looks as if it has been here for hundreds of years.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were blown away with the beauty of this cathedral. It is in super condition and we were very lucky to hear the organ being played whilst there. Definitely worth a look around.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter what time of year you visit, the gardens are always beautiful and the Abbey has a certain dignity, history and wonderful feel. The cathedral itself is overwhelming with its peacefulness and beauty. A jewellery in Bury.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Bury St Edmunds, including St Edmundsbury Cathedral Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth visiting for the peace and quiet that you will find within. There are tour guides who will take you around the cathedral and explain the points of most interest

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

Dear Geoff, Thanks very much for taking the time to review St Edmundsbury Cathedral. We thank you for your kind words and hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid a visit to St Edmundsbury Cathedral today, it was an on the spur visit but was so happy we did, as it has been some time since we visited, possibly some 15 years, when we last visited the tower was still being constructed with all the associated scaffolding and building work going on. But todays visit shows what... More 

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

Hi Colin, We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to St Edmundsbury Cathedral and look forward to seeing 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

Its a Cathedral! Its in Bury St Edmunds, it has an Alter, Vicars, Pews, Hymnbooks and God! An ideal place to come if you are newborn, Getting Married or Dead! Its a Cathedral!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit especially having lived in Bury for years and seen the new building take shape. Great restaurant and so near to the Abbey Gardens

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

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

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Bury St. Edmund's and the cathedral. Very lovely cathedral, so light and welcoming. Beautiful architecture and interesting that it was completed in the last ten years. Very impressed by the Cathedral, the gardens and the town in general.

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

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit - happy new year! Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 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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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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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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 

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