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Fantastic gardens ,lovely flower beds, the remaineds of the old Abbey. Well worth a visit if you... read more

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David L
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
so much history

Beautiful and tranquil, good for sitting, eating picnics or just resting. well away fom the entance... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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Mustow Street | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LT, England
+44 1284 757088
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We usually park in the Rams Meadow car park and walk into the town centre through the Abbey Gardens. The gardens are beautifully maintained with huge and colourful flower beds, the river runs along one side with a small play area. There are also numerous...More

3  Thank Jaydee500
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Went with my three kids yesterday and the cafe had awful service only one window open with a slow server, other window had one employee outside leaning in while smoking chatting to his mate. It had run out of many things even diet coke!! Was...More

1  Thank claire P
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All reviews flower beds rose garden sensory garden bowling green watch the world play area beautiful flowers tennis courts interesting ruins well maintained gardens formal gardens an ice cream full bloom angel hill all ages town centre well worth a visit
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic gardens ,lovely flower beds, the remaineds of the old Abbey. Well worth a visit if you are in Bury St Edmunds.

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful and tranquil, good for sitting, eating picnics or just resting. well away fom the entance theres a childrens play area

Thank VMC46
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting to wander around the Abbey ruins with useful information panels. Also enjoy the gardens and gatehouse.

Thank DavidC936
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous grounds, lots of lovely flowers and wildlife. I used to enjoy walking around the Abbey during my lunch break in the summer.

Thank Terri-louise T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautifully cared for old abbey site with open grass areas, old ruins, play area, close to centre of town

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So nice to stroll around the gardens. Some parts are so quiet and peaceful and when the sun is shining there is no better place to relax. Be sure to see the ruins of the abbey.

Thank Happytiler
Reviewed 1 week ago

\there's a lot of history here but when we went it was pouring with rain and we didn't do it justice. Also the summer would be better to see the blooms.

Thank dodge440
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to spend as a family. It has a childrens play area with large sand pit. In another area is assorted birds in cages (This is near the kiosk for drinks, ice creams etc) The extensive gardens have beautiful assorted flower...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spread over the abbey ruins (which have a huge amount of history), this is a collection of gardens that are superbly maintained. A rose garden, arboretum, ponds, bird collection and cafe all set next to the towering cathedral as a backdrop and amongst the abbey...More

Thank empathology
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very pretty gardens and you have the ruins of the Abbey which makes it enjoyable to walk through the gardens are split into different area's and they are maintained to a very high standard through the different seasons of the year. The...More

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19 January 2018|
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Response from lenkoran | Reviewed this property |
No, signs everywhere saying ‘no cycling’
19 July 2017|
Response from marriott946 | Reviewed this property |
unsure but I do believe that would be ok.
Jennie C
8 March 2017|
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Response from tony559 | Reviewed this property |
No admission charge