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St. Mary's Church

Closed Now: 08:00 - 08:45, 09:30 - 10:30, 11:00 - 12:15, 18:30 - 19:30
Open today: 08:00 - 08:45, 09:30 - 10:30, 11:00 - 12:15, 18:30 - 19:30
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Huge parish church

St Mary's is the parish church for Bury St Edmunds and it is not difficult to see why. The stained... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
mgsnorwich
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Norwich, United Kingdom
A very large historic church containing the body of King Henry VIII sister Mary Rose

This church is the third largest in the UK. It has an impressive display of satined glass windows... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Barry T
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Crown St | Corner of Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1RT, England
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

St Mary's is the parish church for Bury St Edmunds and it is not difficult to see why. The stained glass is magnificent, especially the west window and the ceiling has a series of carved, life-sized angels. This is as impressive as the cathedral itself.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This church is the third largest in the UK. It has an impressive display of satined glass windows and magnificent carvings of angels on the roof. Has a full choir and decent organ. It is the civic church of the town.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Barry T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The first look at St . Mary's church brings the sense of devotion and the serenity and calm . This well known church has been the oasis for the faithfuls . The beauty of the exterior and the interior is breath taking . Inside has...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Magnificent Church with unique hammer beam angel roof and amazing stained glass windows. Dating from 1290, Henry VIII's favourite sister is buried here.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank vicattard61
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A short step away from the Cathedral - a fine Anglican Parish church with a warm welcome from volunteers.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank FrNeil
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We stopped off in Cavendish as the place was absolutely stunning, picture postcard stuff. The church is a fantastic example of a building and well worth seeing with so much history. Cavendish itself is such a picturesque village, its what we thought a Suffolk village...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank dav3com
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have the pleasure of waking up every morning to this as the view from my bedroom. It's a well frequented church and is stunning inside and out. Extremely long aisle! The cathedral gets a lot of attention understandably but you must take the time...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Matt C
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this visit so much.mary Tudor buried here.the aisle so long.the roof lovely such an historic church.a man was playing the organ when we walked round which added to the enjoyment. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Maria B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Stopped in Bury St Edmunds en route to the Norfolk coast for lunch and the chance to see a historic city. St Mary's was originally part of the astonishing Abbey of St Edmunds, one of three churches on the huge site. It's most outstanding feature...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We dropped in to the 0930 family service on St Georges Day while visiting the town for the weekend and received a warm welcome , from the people on the door, the curate, the vicar and people sat near us. We enjoyed the service which...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Beth H
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