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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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29/06/2015US themed tour at St Edmundsbury CathedralThe final tour in a series of themed tours of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds, takes place on Saturday 4 July

29/06/2015New to the Bay Tree: Blue Light staff discountThe Bay Tree have just introduced a new discount scheme for Emergency Service personnel, NHS staff and defence staff, where they can receive a number of discounts.

29/06/2015Alice in Wonderland comes to The Abbey GardensBury St Edmunds Library are celebrating 150 years since the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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

23/06/2015Shop local in Bury St Edmunds during Independents’ WeekShoppers in Bury St Edmunds next week are being encouraged to visit one of the nearly 300 independent businesses.

22/06/2015New Cult Film Club Offers FREE Beer! Abbeygate Cinema is launching its new Cult Film Club which, with every ticket purchased, includes a FREE pint of The Old Cannon Brewery beer.

22/06/2015Shalamar Make It A Night To RememberShalamar have been acknowledged as one of the best funk and soul groups of their generation.

22/06/2015Bad MannersLace up your boots, pull up your braces and get ready to party with heavyweight ska legends, Bad Manners!

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.

18/06/2015Chantel McGregorChantel will be playing with her band at The Apex on Friday 10 July.

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, a city of 16 million people outside Shanghai.

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 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

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.

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.

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

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.

16/04/2015Themed tours of St Edmundsbury CathedralThe tour guides at St Edmundsbury Cathedral are offering a series of themed tours

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.

Independents Week

Join us in celebrating the fantastic collection of Independent businesses in our town from 29th June to 5th July. From beautiful clothes stores to handcrafted gift shops and tasty eateries, OurBuryStEdmunds will be raising awareness of these businesses that make our town so special. In addition to the permanent shops, our lovely provisions market; which is full of independent traders will also be in its usual place on Wednesday and Saturday.

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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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New menu additions

No.4 Hatter Street has added some very tasty additions to their menu.

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New Cult Film Club Offers FREE Beer!

Abbeygate Cinema is launching its new Cult Film Club which, with every ticket purchased, includes a FREE pint of The Old Cannon Brewery beer.

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Looking for an Attraction?

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Market

Held on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the town’s Cornhill and Buttermarket areas

Moyse's Hall Museum

Moyse’s Hall, dates back to 1180, and was used as a prison and a police station before opening as a museum in 1899

Elseys Gallery

Elsey's Gallery is a small gallery situated in Elsey's Yard. Opened as a pop-up art gallery, the space is now used to house a

Greene King Visitor Centre

Here you can find out about the history of brewing in and around Bury St Edmunds, courtesy of local firm Greene King

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Your comments about Bury St Edmunds?

Tom, Ashley

Great food, great drinks, great bar- The LP bar is awesome


John, Cambridge

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


Georgie, Redlodge

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


 

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