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The Bitesize Abbey

The Bitesize Abbey

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Abbey of St Edmund, in just 45 minutes

Join us for a whirlwind tour of the Abbey, to find out when, how and why it was built – and why it now stands in ruins. This is a lunchtime tour, so feel free to bring your sandwiches. Step out of work and back into 1,000 years of history!

The Bitesize Abbey runs on Wednesdays, from April to October. Tours start on Angel Hill, opposite the Abbey Gate, at 1.00pm and last 45 minutes. They are in English and are suitable for all ages and abilities.

Adults £5.00, U-18s £3, U-5s free, Family of four (max 2 adults) £15.

Tickets must be booked online in advance.

We’ve prepared some Covid-19 Safety Guidelines for you to read before you join us, and you should also read our Cancellation Policy. We look forward to welcoming you!

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“Fabulous tour today. Our guide was so knowledgeable and we felt very lucky to be guided around Bury and at short notice. We felt very safe and all COVID guidelines were implemented. Great value for money too.”

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“It was a real joy to spend 90 minutes getting to know more about the town where we live. He really knew his stuff and shared it in an interesting and entertaining way. We would highly recommend it”

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“Really fascinating tour and our guide was very knowledgeable and kept my interest as well as my 9 year old son’s. I have lived within 20 miles of Bury my whole life and also work there but still learnt a great deal.”

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“Thoroughly enjoyed the tour so much more interesting than reading off plaques and books. The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining.”

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