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St. Mary's Church

Closed Now: 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
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It might be overshadowed by its near neighbour, but walk on past the cathedral to see one of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeff1903
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King's Lynn
Beautiful and historic

Standing not far from the cathedral one could easily miss this wonderful church I thought it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
colina919
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Spectacular grade 1 listed medieval church in the Church of England with lots to see and an extensive programme of worship services and community activities. You're always welcome. Admission is free. St Mary's is the civic church of Bury St Edmunds...more
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Crown St | Corner of Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1RT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It might be overshadowed by its near neighbour, but walk on past the cathedral to see one of the largest parish churches in the country. There are lots of interesting features including the grave of Henry VIII's sister, the one time queen of France and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Standing not far from the cathedral one could easily miss this wonderful church I thought it was more beautiful inside than the cathedral and being the final resting place of Mary Tudor it makes it very special

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank colina919
SaintMarys28, Manager at St. Mary's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Colina, we're really pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed July 27, 2019

A building with beautiful stained glass windows. It is the burial place of Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Duchess of Suffolk and Henry VIII’s sister – though the church is actually named after Christ's mother. This is one of the largest parish churches in England...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Jet08777989328, Vicar at St. Mary's Church, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Thanks Chris. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed June 12, 2019

Visited as part of a walking tour. Loads of history. See the burial place of Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Duchess of Suffolk.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

We were made very welcome by the guides and spent some time viewing all the marvels of this wonderful church. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

A very nice and impressive church with a lot of information and history. Thank you to the volunteers who gave us a lot of information.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lluis G
Reviewed May 16, 2019

After a long lunch we called in here, rather that the Cathedral, with which we are more familiar. We were welcomed and guided to the more obvious 'attractions'. The church has a wonderful angel-roof in the nave. The carved angels are each actually 9 feet...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AlandeWalden
Reviewed May 4, 2019

this lovely church is sadly over shadowed by the near by cathedral but this is worth a visit as Mary Tudor , one time Queen of France, Duchess of Suffolk and sister of Henry VIII, sad it is such a humble tomb but I was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Julie B
Reviewed April 30, 2019

I was more impressed with the church than the nearby cathedral. Literally awe inspiring, plenty to see, with some really excellent volunteers. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

A freqently visited church which contains stunning stain glass windows and wooden roof which has beautifully carved wood angels of impressive size. Contains tombs of local nobility. I sing in the choir there

Date of experience: March 2019
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newark2018
July 16, 2018|
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Response from SaintMarys28 | Property representative |
Sorry, we don't have a cafe. But there are lots close by.
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