St Edmundsbury Cathedral


Blessed Sacrament windowAbbey House
Angel Hill
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS

Travel information

Take the Bury St Edmunds Central exit from A14 and follow signs for Historic Bury St Edmunds/Tourist Information Centre. Short term car parking is available opposite the Cathedral on Angel Hill or in the long term car park Ram Meadow on Cotton Lane.
By train - connections from London Liverpool Street or via Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds station


There is no parking available at the Cathedral. There are Car Parks nearby, opposite the cathedral and in Ram meadow.
Disabled parking bays close to the Cathedral on Angel Hill.
No coach parking at Cathedral but coach set off point on Angel Hill. Free coach parking at Rougham Hill Coach park.

Visitor Hours

The Cathedral is open to visitors every day from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. throughout the year


Entry is free but we suggest a donation of 3.00 per adult and 50p per child

Arranged visits

Guided Tours

Daily tours are available at 11 am from Easter to September. 3 donation recommended.


Guided Tours are available for pre-booked groups at a cost of 4 per adult and 50p per child. Please contact the Visitor Services Co-ordinator for further details and bookings.

School Visits

Discovery Centre offers visits for educational groups. Educational packs are available. Please contact the Education Officer on 01284 748731.



Visitors are welcome to join any of the services. Please contact the Cathedral Office for details of special services.

Principal Services
Sunday 8am Holy Communion 10am Sung Eucharist 11.30am Choral Mattins (Choral Communion 1st Sunday) 3.30pm Choral Evensong Daily 7.30am Mattins/Holy Communion 1.00pm Holy Communion (Wednesdays and Feast Days ONLY ) 5.30pm Evensong
See then Services


Worship page


Events page


    Pilgrims’ Kitchen & Shop Morning coffee/afternoon tea and light lunches in the modern licensed restaurant. Open Monday to Saturday from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm. For group bookings please telephone 01284 748738. Toilet facilities including a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are available.
    The Cathedral Shop is open from Monday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 11.30 am to 4 pm. It offers a wide range of books, gifts, CDs and greeting cards.

Facilities for disabled

    Wheelchair users can make a full tour of the Cathedral, except the Treasury (access via a stairlift. Assistance required from a verger). Cathedral Centre fully accessible. Wheelchair available to borrow. Toilet for disabled visitors.

Further information



Telephone number

01284 748720

Email address

Facsimile number

01284 768655

Website address

St Edmundsbury Cathedral