This abbey is one of the most important Benedictine monasteries in England. Many visitors come here to pay respects to the relics of King Edmund.
But you and your fellow townsfolk have become increasingly incensed by the wealth and power of the abbey.
- No attractions ticket(s) required
- We recommend not playing at night
- If the weather gets cold, you can pause and go inside to warm up at almost any location in the game
- The route is open daily from 09:00 until dusk
Places you will visit
It will take you
You will walk
Starting at the cathedral and ending closeby in the Abbey Gardens, you'll visit the town's top historic sites.Playing the part of a 14-century townsperson, you'll find yourself embroiled in the Great Riot of 1327.As you walk around the town with a growing angry mob, you'll need to solve some challenges along the way.
The Abbey of St Edmund is well-protected, rich, and powerful, but with enough people, you might be able to get your message heard. You'll need plenty of manpower and proper written demands.
Let's start the day at church and then make our way around Bury St Edmund's medieval grid.
Starting point St Edmundsbury CathedralAngel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1UZ, UK
Finish point Bury St Edmunds AbbeyWater garden, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1RS, UK
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Discover new places
As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.
Solve puzzles, crack riddles
You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.
Learn fun history
Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.
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