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Funny Stories for an Abbey Birthday

Come and explore the Abbey ruins and hear tales of a thousand years of monk-y business!

Meet Forkbeard and Ivar the Boneless, create a pilgrims badge, break a code, tell the time without a watch, and find a chicken with its own teapot. If you’re young, or young at heart, come and join in the fun.

Funny Stories for an Abbey Birthday runs at 10.30am on 15 April, 16 April, 5 August, 6 August, 19 August and 20 August, and at 2.30pm on 14 April, 17 April, 18 April, 7 August, 18 August and 19 August.

Tours start behind the Norman Tower, near the St Edmund statue, and last 60 minutes. Please let us know beforehand if you have any special access requirements. We regret that we cannot accept dogs (apart from assistance dogs) on our tours.

Adults £5.00, U-18s £3, U-5s free.

Tickets must be booked online in advance. Booking closes one hour before the start of the tour.

For your safety and comfort we ask you to read current government advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19) before your tour.