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St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Pilgrims and tourists have been visiting the site of St Edmundsbury Cathedral for over a thousand years.

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Opening times

Entry to the Cathedral is free, with donations very much appreciated.


Angel Hill
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1LS

Originally dedicated to St Denys, the parish church of St James has grown and developed over the centuries, becoming the Cathedral of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich in 1914. Recently the Millennium Project has seen the completion of the building with the addition of a tower, new cloisters and chapels.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Train station within 250m

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Non-accessible toilets in church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Church shop or souvenirs

  • Café within 500m

  • Café in church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

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