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Visiting Bury St Edmunds is a picturesque, thriving market town, which brings together the old and the new and this is one good reason why you should visit Bury St Edmunds. Why not visit the ruins of the medieval abbey which is just a short walk from the expanding arc shopping centre, the  popular Cornhill Walk  or the side streets in the Medieval Grid with an overall offering  of a mix of national brands and a range of independent boutiques, salons and spas. Visiting Bury St Edmunds will give you so much to do, and we have only given you a small taster... 

 

Visit Bury St Edmunds and you will have a great time.

Named after St Edmund, martyred in 870, Bury St Edmunds still proudly cherishes The Abbey, whichis believed to house his remains, making it an important pilgrimage site. Bury St Edmunds has Suffolk’s only cathedral, and the only remaining Regency Theatre in England. Its American connection is with Martha’s Vineyard, whose discoverer named it after his Bury born daughter in 1602. Amidst its history, Bury St Edmunds boasts a host of venues for eating, drinking, shopping, and relaxing, making it a great place to visit. Use our complete guide to bury st edmunds before you visit...

 

Visit Bury St Edmunds and we are sure you will not be disappointed! 

 

The market town of Bury St Edmunds, with its impressive produce market every Wednesday and Saturday,  is nestled in the heart of Suffolk. It is known for the Abbey Gardens, which is a ruined abbey right in the town centre. Bury is a very popular destination for tourists and locals to the surrounding area, the main reason for that is its array of shops, eateries and tourist attractions. Visit the old side of the town and see the Cathedral in all its glory, the medieval quarter of the town and the Abbey Gardens itself. While in the newer side of the town you can browse the large assortment of shops, restaurants entertainment centres.

 

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18/05/2015Bears in the bananas as Bury celebrates Love Your Local MarketThere will be bears hiding among the bananas, and teddies peeping from behind the tulips, as Bury St Edmunds celebrates its market next Wednesday 27th.

15/05/2015The sound of Portugal comes to Bury St Edmunds Gisela João is the new fado singer making waves in Portugal and she is coming to The Apex on June 3rd.

15/05/2015Simpson Cutting & Kerr Comprising three of Britain’s finest musicians and interpreters of songs and tunes, this gig is one not to be missed!

13/05/2015New Vauxhall CorsaThe long awaited New Vauxhall Corsa which was premiered at the 2014 Paris Motor Show is now available in showrooms.

13/05/201520th Anniversary Celebrations at BLS English Staff, students, hosts and friends came together for the 20th anniversary celebrations at BLS English in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

11/05/2015The Bushel Live Music WeekThe Bushel have organised a Live Music Week in aid of Macmillian.

11/05/2015Exciting New Menu and Spring EventsCasa Del Mar has recently launched an exciting menu introducing some new dishes, drinks and cocktails.

11/05/2015Summer Wine Tasting at PeatlingsThomas Peatlings will be holding a Summer Wine Tasting evening on Saturday 17th July for you to taste a delicious collection of wines.

11/05/2015The Elves & The ShoemakerThe Stuff And Nonsense Theatre Company presents The Elves & The Shoemaker.

08/05/2015Vauxhall gets young drivers on the road for lessFollowing the success of its young driver insurance offer on Corsa, Vauxhall is offering the same great deal to young ADAM drivers to help lower the cost of motoring.

08/05/2015Make The Most Of The Great British Summer With Carluccio’s Picnics!Pick up a perfectly prepared picnic from Carluccio’s on the way to your chosen sun-filled spot this summer

05/05/2015Globe on Screen: ShakespeareExperience thrilling new productions from the world’s most famous stage live by satelite at Abbeygate Cinema.

05/05/2015Drive Vauxhall wins Customer Excellence AwardDrive Vauxhall are proud to announce the news of their latest achievement; a prestigious Vauxhall Customer Excellence Award.

30/04/2015Thea Gilmore and Special Guests at The ApexThea Gilmore comes to The Apex on 26 May performing hits from her new album 'Ghosts & Graffiti’

28/04/2015Hardcore Hobbies are trading in music againAfter a 10 year break, Hardcore Hobbies in Risbygate Street are trading in music again.

27/04/2015What cannot be contained: Contemporary British PaintingWhat Cannot Be Contained is a group exhibition which offers different propositions towards an understanding of contemporary painting.

20/04/2015Spring into the kitchen with Wilko’s new trend rangesSpring into the kitchen with Wilko’s new trend ranges including a fantastic baking range and a quality plastic storage range.

17/04/2015Spring Events at The Angel HotelThis Spring, enjoy a collection of fantastic events and offers to enjoy at The Angel Hotel.

17/04/2015Employing Foreign Workers? – Don’t get caught out. The Laws on employing Foreign Workers are a minefield and it is difficult to keep up to date on current legislation.

16/04/2015Themed tours of St Edmundsbury CathedralThe tour guides at St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds, are offering a series of themed tours to enable local residents and visitors.

14/04/2015Suffolk Festival of Ideas is coming to Casa del MarAs part of this year’s inaugural Suffolk Festival, Casa del Mar will be adding an exciting event to the festival line up.

02/04/2015Celebrating 45 yearsFamily-run Bury St Edmunds bike shop Micks Cycles is preparing to celebrate its 45th anniversary.

24/03/2015Bury St Edmunds FestivalAbbeygate Cinema is once again delighted to be a part of the annual Bury St Edmunds Festival with a range of stunning and thought provoking films to stimulate and thrill.

13/03/2015Festival of Sport launched for Bury St EdmundsSports groups & organisations in Bury St Edmunds are being invited to join the town’s first ever Festival of Sport

12/03/2015Tribute to St Edmund as summer wolf trail launchedVisitors to Bury St Edmunds could find themselves coming face to face with a wolf or two as part of art trail project.

The Whitsun Fayre is back!

Spring is in the air which means that the Ourburystedmunds Whitsun Fayre is just around the corner on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May. For 2015 we have added some new attractions to familiar favourites, extending the range of free entertainment across the town. Enjoy the famous Ourburystedmunds urban beach, or try your hand at some circus skills. And we still have all the traditional favourites too. For more information, click 'read more' below.

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Make The Most Of The Great British Summer With Carluccio’s Picnics!

Pick up a perfectly prepared picnic from Carluccio’s on the way to your chosen sun-filled spot this summer

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The Elves & The Shoemaker

The Stuff And Nonsense Theatre Company presents The Elves & The Shoemaker.

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20th Anniversary Celebrations at BLS English

Staff, students, hosts and friends came together for the 20th anniversary celebrations at BLS English in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

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Regency House Hotel

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Your comments about Bury St Edmunds?

Jess, Wisbech

By far one of the best womens fashion shops in Bury is Javelin, some really great brands and a cool looking store, I would really recommend it!


Sophie, Bury St Edmunds

Valley Connection is my Indian of choice in Bury


Georgie, Redlodge

Just discovered The One Bull on Angel Hill- great pub and the food looks good too


 

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