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The Abbey

30 Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
+44 1284 757490
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Wonderful Cathedral

What a stunning cathedral in the middle of Bury St Edmunds with beautifully kept gardens to walk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
panda16465
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Phoenix, Arizona
Absolutely Loved This!

My family and some friends came to explore the Abbey and we were glad we did. This was a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Radrev
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Florida
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  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
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30 Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
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+44 1284 757490
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"information boards"
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"walk around"
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"play area"
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"flower beds"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a stunning cathedral in the middle of Bury St Edmunds with beautifully kept gardens to walk around. Totally worth a visit if you are in Bury. Beautiful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and some friends came to explore the Abbey and we were glad we did. This was a great experience to visit the ruins, to read and walk through history, to explore, and to reflect. I will come back some day to do this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised by the size of the gardens and they are well laid out and presented. A real peaceful oasis in a busy town.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely to walk amongst the ruins lots of people relaxing , having picnics and enjoying themselves in the sun

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just take a stroll, you won't be disappointed. There were so many people enjoying the Abbey, it's brilliant. So much history.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are family who loves traveling and this place are really worth to do it. Loads to go around. Kids really loved it too

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, quiet gardens with formal beds and flowers (watched six five-year olds peering at flowers with picture clipboards to match up). Plenty of seats. Cabin shop with Park Ranger and guides/maps/postcards. Bits of old ruin scattered around. The best cathedral tea room I have seen...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

The Abbey is a set of ruins that were brought down over time by townspeople, who needed the rocks to build their own homes. They reflect hundreds of years worth of history and development and offer a unique perspective into previous eras. In addition to...More

Thank Amanda A
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The Abbey and it’s surrounding gardens are good for all age ranges, there is a play area for smaller children,and climbing apparatus for the older ones. There are informative plaques around the ruins telling all about the history and how it would have looked before...More

Thank Karl D
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

An excellent piece of architecture, with a superb roof.The glass is Victorian except one 17thC. piece [Susannah and the Elders].Leavephotography until early afternoon so that sun is off the glass.Also good lighting for the facade.See 2 angels above chancel arch.

Thank Bruce R
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