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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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What a great place!

What a little haven - lovely outside seating on nice days or indoors if not. good choice of food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenda100
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Thetford, United Kingdom
Beautiful cathedral.

This is a beautiful cathedral. It's good that they don't charge to go in as many in England charge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thelocalbigdog
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Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a little haven - lovely outside seating on nice days or indoors if not. good choice of food, pleasant service. really enjoyed my visits here.

Thank Glenda100
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for taking time to leave us a review we are so glad you find us a relaxing haven! We hope to welcome you back soon, Best wishes,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedral. It's good that they don't charge to go in as many in England charge now to go inside. They have a lego model of the cathedral you can buy which is really cool. Lovely and light with beautiful stained glass...More

Thank thelocalbigdog
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank for for taking the time to leave us a review, we are pleased you enjoyed visiting us. We rely on visitor donations and also have projects such as the LEGO model which help us raise funds too. We hope you may be able to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting visit, thoroughly enjoyed by my husband and I. After a look round we had a lovely light lunch in the adjoining cafe. All run by volunteers. It was busy but the food was excellent, jacket potatoes with tasty fillings!!

Thank lynnwH6089RY
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. I will pass on your kind comments to the Pilgrims' Kitchen cafe. We hope you may be able to return for another visit in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely building enhanced by the tower added a few years ago. Stained glass is wonderful. Very peaceful and calming atmosphere

Thank frequentflyersuffolk
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you may visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on a trip retracing family history, believing we would be visiting a church. To discover the church is a truly magnificent cathedral building was an awesome surprise. The detail In the building including the knights coats of arms at ceiling level and...More

Thank mxcal
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a great review and we are glad you had an enjoyable visit! Our stained glass is mostly Victorian, although we do have one window of older glass and some which are more modern....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a visit here is currently rather spoiled by the restoration it is currently undergoing, take some solace in helping to build a lego replica of the cathedral. Great fun for all. (btw the cathedral is beautiful, just a shame that you can't see it...More

Thank Sheila L
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us and for helping us to build the Cathedral in Lego! The work going on is being funded by a £350,000 Government grant from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund and is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although St Edmundsbury Cathedral has only been a cathedral for just over a century, you wouldn't think that (it was a church before it was a cathedral) as it sits in an ancient site and has a wonderful atmosphere. It has pleasant grounds and is...More

Thank Rupert T
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Many of our visitors often comment on how light the building is and our volunteer Guides enjoy showing visitors the picture of the Cathedral (then a church) with the Abbey and the surrounding area too...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite there being extensive scaffolding inside the nave, this impressive cathedral is still well worth a visit, especially to see the recently completed roof of the main tower, readily visible with the help of a large mirror. The font is also notable, the base a...More

Thank mgsnorwich
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. The scaffolding is up as part of a restoration project for our upper windows and stonework which is due to finish in November. We also offer Tower Tours which offer a great experience of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd visited St.Pauls' Cathedral in London the week before, which was a real let-down, but wow, this really made our day and was much, much better. The Cathedral is free to enter but donations (we left £15 for 3 of us) are recommended. There is...More

Thank Leiyu
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review and also for your generosity in leaving us a donation! The work going on at the moment is to restore the clerestory...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting the Cathedral, we received a warm welcome by a knowledgeable guide. The old and new parts of the building blended in so well together. We also had the pleasure of listening to a visiting choirMore

Thank grampie
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and glad you enjoyed your visit. We have many volunteers in different areas of the Cathedral and we aim to provide a warm welcome to every visitor. We hope to welcome you again in the...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
23 October 2015|
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Yes that's fine. Dogs welcome.
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