St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St. Edmunds

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral (formally entitled the Cathedral Church of St James and St Edmund) is the cathedral for the Church of England's Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. It is the seat of the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is in Bury St Edmunds. Originating in the 11th century, it was rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries as a parish church and became a cathedral in 1914; it has been considerably enlarged in recent decades.
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  • We weren't sure if the Cathedral would be open or not- an unplanned visit and to our delight it was. Very hospitable welcome from volunteer on the door - track and trace, and the duty chaplain...  more »
  • A Beautiful cathedral which has been well-kept and adapted to cope with Tours under the current Covid crisis. Very friendly people greeted us at the door and allowed us to walk around and light a...  more »
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  • The cathedral is both impressive and calm inside. The staff and volunteers are welcoming and friendly. The modern areas of the cathedral are so well designed that you can hardly tell which bits are old or new. There is also a very good cafe.
  • Absolutely beautiful!! There was a stunning art installation which, along with very appropriate lighting, added a lovely atmosphere to the interior. Really friendly people there to help point the way and there is a large Lego project ongoing so I recommend popping in and adding a brick to it.

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