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Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides

31 Angel Hill | Tourist Information Centre, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
+44 1284 764667
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Friendly and fascinating

We had the pleasure to be given a tour around Bury St Edmunds by Martin, who was friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helen A
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Great introduction to the history of the Abbey and surrounding area

Highly enjoyable tour primarily through the Abbey ruins, but also a bit of the surrounding area... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael V
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31 Angel Hill | Tourist Information Centre, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
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+44 1284 764667
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the pleasure to be given a tour around Bury St Edmunds by Martin, who was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. This is a picturesque old town, steeped in history, with a wealth of different types of architecture. Abbey ruins and gardens are a delight....More

Thank Helen A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly enjoyable tour primarily through the Abbey ruins, but also a bit of the surrounding area. Our guide, John, was not only knowledgeable but also an excellent storyteller as well as very personable. Total tour was around 2 hours but wish could have kept going....More

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up to a tour of the old town of bury st. edmunds. The tour started promptly and was led by Peta. She was an extremely knowledgeable guide and thoroughly versed in the history of this lovely old town. She was a wealth of...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were surprised by all the facts and information given, Bury is such a historic town and the gardens are always so well kept a real gem

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The tour, which covers most of the town's center, was very informative, and we learned far more about Bury St Edmunds than we would have by simply walking around on our own. Our guide was friendly and enthusiastic and made sure that everyone was able...More

Thank M D
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We were a group of people living with dementia and carers on a five day visit to Bury St Edmunds. We booked this tour and were pleased we did. The guide very quickly gauged our group and got the level of information and stops just...More

Thank Catherine R
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Really informative tour of Bury St Edmunds with Steve as our guide. Learned a lot and it was enjoyable too. We booked at the tourist office just before the 2:00pm departure time and finished around 90 minutes later - a good use of time and...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Just spent a most enjoyable afternoon with tour guide Terry his knowledge of the history of the town was magnificent. He answered all my questions and I learned so much not just about the history of Bury but the history of England. He made the...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Brilliant guide, excellent knowledge and great sense if humour! BSE has so much history and ghost stories. Really interesting and great fun. Thank you

Thank Sara P
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Despite the wet weather our guide the monk, aka John made for such an enjoyable evening. His retention of knowledge was second to none and he was most entertaining especially to the younger members of our group. We will definitely be recommending the tour to...More

1  Thank Wendy D
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leegoodey17
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Response from JohnBrundle | Reviewed this property |
£5 but this is to cover personal injury insurance. Note the tours are not available in the Autumn/Winter.
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