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The Abbey

30 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
+44 1284 757490
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A Must See.

Went here on the advice of the Tourist Information people and took a guided tour for £6 each. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
thomsonjmt
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Past glories

Wow! It must have been one of the wonders of the ancient world. What a fascinating place, with it's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bob2470
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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30 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
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+44 1284 757490
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"magna carta"
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"king john"
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"a great place to spend"
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"well worth a visit"
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"information boards"
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"walk around"
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"henry viii"
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"play area"
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"flower beds"
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"an ice cream"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"all ages"
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"rose garden"
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"lovely place"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here on the advice of the Tourist Information people and took a guided tour for £6 each. It took us 2 hours and it really flew in due to the skill and knowledge of our guide. Tours are twice daily. If you are in...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow! It must have been one of the wonders of the ancient world. What a fascinating place, with it's own unique atmosphere.

Thank Bob2470
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Given that I was last here at around age 10, surprisingly little has changed(!) The added info trails are useful and, combined with the 3D model on view, help to evoke what this 'town within a town' must have been like in its prime. Sadly,...More

Thank Paul T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a walk around the ruins of Bury St Edmunds' Abbey. The sense of history is amazing. Explore the different building ruins and just imagine what life was like for the monks who lived there. Epic!

Thank Jen W
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 June 2018

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 31 May 2018

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

Thank papapp
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

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

Thank steven00707
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 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

Thank Sigita J
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