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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.

 

Latest News

17/08/2015A Summer’s Evening at Bury LibraryBury St Edmunds Library is holding a special summer fundraising event next month.

16/08/2015Organ Festival 2015On Saturday 25 July 2015, the annual Organ Festival continues at St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds.

30/07/2015An Autumn of Music at The ApexA jam-packed autumn programme with musical theatre and award-winning artists.

29/07/2015The Listening ProjectThe Listening Project, which encourages people to record a conversation that matters, is coming to the Abbey Gardens.

24/07/2015Kate Jackson: In-Residence‘In-Residence’ presents the first solo exhibition and open studio with artist and musician Kate Jackson.

23/07/2015Prepare to be Spooked!Ennobled by improbable facial hair and dignified with cavernous vocal chords, The Spooky Men's Chorale have been gleefully smashing up and reassembling the world of men's singing since 2001.

21/07/2015Event Hire at Abbeygate CinemaDid you know you can hire out a space at Abbeygate Cinema for parties and events?

17/07/2015Summer Family Activity Days at the CathedralFree activities are on offer at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

17/07/2015A magical summer concert for all the family.Magic of the Movies is a brand new show featuring music from all of your favourite animated films.

17/07/2015Sports enthusiasts under starters orders for festivalThe organisers of Bury St Edmunds’ first ever Festival of Sport are promising activities for everyone.

17/07/2015Wolves all in place for Bury St Edmunds art trailFinishing touches have been put on 26 wolves that form an art trail around Bury St Edmunds.

17/07/2015Student MembershipAbbeygate Cinema have launched a student membership scheme.

16/07/2015Songbook SundaysSongbook Sundays are a new addition to The Apex music programme with special guest singers from the world of jazz.

07/07/2015The Ultimate Rock Tribute Show!Purple Zeppelin play homage to not one, but TWO of the world’s greatest rock bands.

03/07/2015It’s a Bury St Edmunds Clean Sweep at the BoggiesBury St Edmunds managed a clean sweep of awards at the Boggies.

29/06/2015New to the Bay Tree: Blue Light staff discountThe Bay Tree have just introduced a new discount scheme.

24/06/2015Report shows significant increase in visitors to Bury St EdmundsMore and more people are visiting Bury St Edmunds compared to previous years

22/06/2015Vote for Javelin!Javelin has recently been judged by Pure London as one of the Best Independent Retail Buyers but they still need your votes to win.

19/06/2015Bury St Edmunds promotes health benefits of ‘Retail Therapy’A scheme to promote the health benefits of town centre shopping has been launched in Bury St Edmunds.

11/06/2015New menu additionsNo.4 Hatter Street has added some very tasty additions to their menu.

05/06/2015Graeme Kirk speaks to Businessmen and Lawyers in ChinaGraeme Kirk was invited with a group of international lawyers to speak at Suzhou.

05/06/2015New Arrivals to arc revealedarc shopping centre can now reveal the two new arrivals coming to the centre

22/05/2015Discover the history of the Magna CartaGreene and Greene have created an intriguing resource as part of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

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.

08/05/2015Vauxhall gets young drivers on the road for lessVauxhall is offering its young driver insurance deal to young ADAM drivers.

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

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

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.

Bury St Edmunds Wolf Trail

We're going on a wolf hunt, we're going to find a whole pack! 26 unique wolves have been individually created and placed around the heart of Bury St Edmunds, but can you find them? From life-sized wolves made from a variety of materials such as topiary, metal, wood and willow to wolves on a stained glass window or displayed on walls, the artistic animals are hidden in various undiscovered places until St Edmunds Day on 20th November.

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The Listening Project

The Listening Project, which encourages people to record a conversation that matters, is coming to the Abbey Gardens.

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Drive Vauxhall wins Customer Excellence Award

Drive Vauxhall are proud to announce the news of their latest achievement.

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Summer Family Activity Days at the Cathedral

Free activities are on offer at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

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Your comments about Bury St Edmunds?

Eugene, Newmarket

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


Rachel, Thurston

The Saints Cafe that is down Abbeygate Street is my favourite place in bury for a post-shop coffee, they always have great local food!


John, Cambridge

Best place for a meal out in Bury St Edmunds? Maison Bleue have an amazing menu and wine list


 

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