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St. Edmundsbury Cathedral

Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
+44 1284 748720
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Beautiful building!

We had lunch in the cafe first and then proceeded to look around the Cathedral. Unfortunately we... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
casswife
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
St Edmunds Cathedral Tower Tour

Started off with breakfast in the Pilgrims Kitchen, which was excellent, all food cooked to order... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
g-wagen7
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Walsham-le-Willows, United Kingdom
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Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We had lunch in the cafe first and then proceeded to look around the Cathedral. Unfortunately we couldn't enter the cathedral as there was a funeral taking place but we managed to look through the doors and at least saw the stunning ceiling. The gift...More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope you may be able to return in the future and have a greater look around.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Started off with breakfast in the Pilgrims Kitchen, which was excellent, all food cooked to order so be prepared to wait, but was delicious. Then to the tour we met our guides, Ruth & Paula at the font & once we had done the obligatory...More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you so much for your comprehensive review. We are so glad you enjoyed one of our Tower Tours and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Had the privilege of being invited to a good friends daughters wedding at this wonderful historic cathedral What an amazing building and such a wonderful place to get married It’s such a beautiful building and then outside the courtyard is very impressive Well worth a...More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you may be able to return in the future.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We were not able to go right inside today as there was a wedding taking place but we were able to view the stunning stained glass windows and the magnificent ceiling which is absolutely beautiful. The walk inside from the cafe down to the cathedral...More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We hope you can return soon and explore more of the Cathedral and perhaps enjoy tea and cakes in our Pilgrims' Kitchen cafe. We now have outside seating to enjoy the warmer weather. Inside the Cathedral we offer...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We visited for Evensong, and were warmly welcomed. The cathedral is lovely to look around, too. It's free to visit, but donations gratefully received.

Thank Jon M
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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad that you were made to feel welcome at Evensong and hope you may be able to visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I love churches and this is one of my favourites. Love stained glass and there is so much to marvel at. In the grounds we spotted a muntjacs.

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

If you have never visited Bury St Edmunds you should there is so much to see in this love town especially the cathedral I was amazed at the architecture inside and how well it was kept. Well worth a visit.More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so glad you enjoyed vising us and for your recommendation on here. We do run tours daily, Monday to Saturday from May to September which are booked by calling into the...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It was smaller than most Cathedrals I’ve visited but beautiful and fascinating. I was meeting an old friend and we spent a long time chatting in the cafeteria which is excellent. Had to walk all the way round it to find the entrance which was...More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We may be small, but there is lots to see! We are a curious mix of old and new architecture which blends seamlessly. We are glad you also had a chance to visit our...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

A special, peaceful experience. A small, light Cathedral; not overwhelming. Beautiful Stained Glass Windows. Over one hundred years old. Modern additions blend tastefully. There is a Lady Chapel designated for quiet prayer. Candles are available to light for intentions. St. Edmund's is one of five...More

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and also had a good experience interacting with our volunteers. There has been a church on site from over 1,000 years, but...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Worth a visit ,so much to see and learn The wardens were helpful and knowledgeable A very good shop attachedMore

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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your visit and mentioning our volunteer wardens. Our shop is able to support the Cathedral financially thanks to our visitors who make a purchase there. We also have an onsite cafe, the Pilgrims' Kitchen....More

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Browneyedgirl2014
21 November 2016|
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Response from PRsteds | Property representative |
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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