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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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24/04/2015 Spend An Evening With Julian Lloyd WebberIn his new presentation, Julian Lloyd Webber will take the audience on an historical and musical journey

24/04/2015Fantastic Finnish Fiddles!Frigg went down a storm at The Apex on their first ever UK tour in 2013 and now they’re back

20/04/2015Discover The Abbey Gardens in late Stuart & Georgian TimesThe Abbey Gardens Friends have organised a public lecture this Saturday called “The Abbey Grounds, Bury St Edmunds, in late Stuart and Georgian Times."

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.

13/04/2015Two week charity exhibition to open at Bury St Edmunds Manor HouseA manor house in Bury St Edmunds is to reopen its doors for a charity exhibition of Georgian paintings.

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

28/03/2015Smiths Row OpenSmiths Row is delighted to announce the return of their open exhibition aiming to uncover some of the exciting art produced in the Eastern Region.

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.

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Tribute to St Edmund as summer wolf trail launched

Visitors to Bury St Edmunds could find themselves coming face to face with a wolf or two as part of art trail project.

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Celebrating 45 years

Family-run Bury St Edmunds bike shop Micks Cycles is preparing to celebrate its 45th anniversary.

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Fantastic Finnish Fiddles!

Frigg went down a storm at The Apex on their first ever UK tour in 2013 and now they’re back

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Here's 'Our' pick of the Hotels to stay at....

The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel is perfectly positioned for exploring the charming town of Bury St Edmunds

Regency House Hotel

Offers a relaxed family atmosphere with quality hotel accommodation, bed and breakfast and a superb bar and restaurant

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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!


Georgie, Redlodge

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


Eugene, Newmarket

The Zen Noodle bar is the best restaurant in Bury, go there all the time


 

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