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Very impressive building. Guides/volunteers were very knowledgeable and helpful. The lego model of... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Pete J
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
Lego Cathedral

Once again this building is wonderful. Formerly a church it then became a Cathedral (1914) but only... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Gilgamel
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Very impressive building. Guides/volunteers were very knowledgeable and helpful. The lego model of the cathedral currently being constructed is amazing! No charge for entry, but donations welcomed. The blend of old and new construction is absolutely seamless.More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed visiting us and found our volunteers friendly and helpful. We have a number of volunteers who assist us in many ways, from delivering guided tours, to...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Once again this building is wonderful. Formerly a church it then became a Cathedral (1914) but only gained its central tower in 2005. A fresh faced structure with clean lines and uncluttered. A beautiful and peaceful place with no admission fee! As a way of...More

Thank Gilgamel
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Our entrance is by donation and we hope visitors may give what they are able to, if they have enjoyed their visit. We offer a range of tours for visitors to...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Well maintained with lots of history. A newly added tower with guided tours. Worth a visit. Also a lovely cafe in the grounds!More

Thank KLC_8
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Cathedral. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and the Pilgrims' Kitchen cafe. We hope you may be able to return in the future. We host various events throughout the year, which are listed on our...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I visited there to light a candle for my mum who died 11th August 2006. It was beautiful. The stained glass and the enormity of the cathedral was most impressiveMore

Thank SheilaNorbury
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. You are always welcome to come in and light a candle, or to simply be still in the Cathedral. Our Lady Chapel is usually set aside for visitors who wish to experience peace and quiet...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is not often you get to visit a Cathedral that has had a new tower built and it is a beautiful sight. The ceilings are amazing and the new stonework and craftsmanship well worth seeing.

Thank Annie M
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed visiting and the ceilings and stonework. To explore in more detail, we now offer Tower Tours. Check out our website for the latest dates and times.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This cathedral, though fairly small, is light and full of colour. There is a free leaflet to give you an outline of its history, and you can buy a more detailed account in the excellent shop. At weekends you can book a tour of the...More

Thank lornabookworm
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for you review and recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you may be able to return in the future! Our build progress has a Facebook and Twitter: @stedscathlego which is regularly updated with photos.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

I think the key item of interest is the model or picture showing the abbey, which was huge before it was destroyed and the current cathedral looking almost like a chapel in terms of relative size. Neverthless an interesting building and certainly worth a visit.More

Thank Mike M
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your review. It is a really interesting picture and the Cathedral's history is interwoven with that of the Abbey. Unfortunately the Abbey is now in ruins in the gardens and over time, the church of St James had many additions and changes...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is an awesome place particularly as it was only completed in the last few years. Beautiful stonework inside, magnificent ceiling. It’s how these places would have all looked when new. The choir were rehearsing too which was a bonus!

Thank Chessry
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed visiting (especially with the choral music in the background) and hope you may be able to return in the future. We do offer Tower Tours through our website.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

There’s a great textiles exhibition in the Cathedral - panels interpreting the Book of Revelation. I’m not a religious person but I thought it was excellent - learned a lot and really enjoyed the art.

Thank NandSNR7
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed the exhibition- we've had a lot of positive comments from our visitors about this. Keep an eye on our website for details of the events we run throughout the year.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We enjoyed the whole experience of the cathedral There is so much to see in it and you really get the history when you go round it Lovely building

Thank Justin W
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed visiting and hope you may be able to return in the future

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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
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Yes that's fine. Dogs welcome.
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