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image for Group Visits item typeGroup Visits at St Edmundsbury Cathedral

  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Visits

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Address

The Cathedral Office,
Angel Hill,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk,
IP33 1LS

Details

The striking Millennium Tower, finished in 2005, is the crowning glory of St. Edmundsbury Cathedral. Completing half a century's work of expansion and development - the new work has lifted the large parish church of St. James to the stature and status worthy of the Mother Church of the county - Suffolk's only cathedral.

OPENING TIMES: Please contact for details.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 1 to 2 hours.

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES:
Coach parking nearby, coach drop off/pick up point, guided group tours, evening visits by arrangement, toilets, shop, cafe/restaurant, wheelchair access.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Prices

GROUP RATES:
Guided Tours - Adults £4.00, Children £1.00.

Location

Directions

Plan route to St Edmundsbury Cathedral using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 855641  Lat: 52.24426 Long: 0.71643

By Road:
From the A14: Take Bury St Edmunds central exit. Turn left along Northgate Street. Turn right at the traffic lights onto Angel Hill.

By Public Transport:
From Bury St Edmunds station it is 1 mile to Saint Edmundsbury Cathedral.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Bury St Edmunds station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children