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Surprisingly lovely cathedral

This cathedral is a surprising delight. It felt light and airy and the atmosphere wasn't at all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sue875
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Beautiful.

Beautiful cathedral. Imposing from the outside, set in pretty gardens. Inside is stunning with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JanG27
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Walton-on-the-Naze, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This cathedral is a surprising delight. It felt light and airy and the atmosphere wasn't at all oppressive. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral. Imposing from the outside, set in pretty gardens. Inside is stunning with beautiful stained glass windows and amazing ceilings. Very peaceful inside as you would expect and so worth a visit just to appreciate the workmanship and architecture of the building whether you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JanG27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having passed this building for many years, we finally had time to go in and have a look. The vast space is beautiful. The stained glass windows are stunning. If you are lucky enough to see a curator please go and have a chat. They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome, wander at leisure. Good place to relax and recover as well as be inspired. Do not miss the cloisters and gardens.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Bury St Edmunds for a day trip, and part of the day had to be taken up by viewing the Cathedral. How the ancients ever managed to carry out works of this nature and on this scale eludes me, the building works,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Edmundsbury Cathedral - Central town location - just had a brilliant makeover immaculately done - tea room and toilets incorporated for convenience - disable access - town has lots of parking.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great treat to see such a well preserved and renovated Cathedrall. The recently restored wood in the tower is especially impressive. Well worth spending half an hour when visiting Bury St Edmunds.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Building is lovely and looks great....that’s as far as it goes. Arrived to be told the Cafe was closed for ‘meet & greet’ but would be open at approx 6.45 and for sure at the interval. 6.45 no it’s shut and staying that way until...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are sorry you felt disappointed with aspects of the evening. Our Pilgrims' Kitchen was open at the interval for refreshments as planned and was serving a variety of drinks, starting...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018

Beautiful old Cathedral, and is set in lovely settings also, and is next to the Abbey Gardens both of which are worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Its a really good place to visit if you are going the market because its not fair from angers hill where very thinking going on

Date of experience: December 2018
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Browneyedgirl2014
20 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
22 October 2015|
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Yes that's fine. Dogs welcome.
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