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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

27/08/2015Some Enchanted Evening, you may see Lee Mead at The Apex!Some Enchanted Evening is coming to The Apex during its ten-date concert tour

26/08/2015Greene & Greene and Ensors advise the shareholders of Llewellyn Smith on its sale to the Servest GroupTwo leading Regional firms have advised the shareholders of Llewellyn Smith Limited

26/08/2015Discover the Bury’d Treasure in arc’s beachHave you ever fancied yourself as an intrepid treasure hunter? Well now’s your chance!

24/08/2015Tasty treats on the menu for Our Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink FestivalFoodies can look forward to a menu of mouth-watering treats during the Food & Drink Festival.

21/08/2015‘V’ for Victory!Anita Harris joins The Piccadilly Dance Orchestra for a musical tribute to the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two.

21/08/2015Autumn Seminars from Greene and GreeneGreene & Greene, is presenting a series of free seminars during September and October 2015

19/08/2015The Bushel Live Music DayThe Bushel have organised a Live Music Day in aid of Macmillian.

19/08/2015Sponsorship OpportunityThe recently established group, the Special Olympics Suffolk are looking for sponsorship

19/08/2015Greene & Greene advises Nexus Underwriting Management on the acquisition of EBAGreene & Greene has advised Nexus Underwriting Management Ltd on its acquisition of EBA Insurance Services.

17/08/2015Pandora to open in Bury St EdmundsPandora in the arc Shopping Centre is to open its doors during the bank holiday weekend.

14/08/2015Bury Brewery to host wolf themed bar in the yard eventA Bury brewery are putting the finishing touches to the plans for their annual Bar in the Yard event.

13/08/2015Fred Olsen raises money for local charity Fred Olsen have raised £750 for the local 'Forget me Not' campaign.

12/08/2015Bury St Edmunds Festival of Sport website launchedWith a just a month to go before the opening day of Bury St Edmunds’ Festival of Sport, a website’s gone live detailing everything that’s happening during the nine-day event.

07/08/2015Acclaimed Broadway Show to come to Bury St EdmundsThe 2015 UK tour of acclaimed musical show ‘Back to Broadway’ is coming to The Apex on 6 September.

07/08/2015Sam Sweeney\'s Fiddle: Made in the Great WarSam Sweeney’s Fiddle is at The Apex on Tuesday 8 September

07/08/2015App helps wolf hunters in Bury St EdmundsVisitors to Bury St Edmunds who’ve wished they could find all 26 wolves now have a way to have their wish granted.

05/08/2015Baked Alaska - Riding Lights Theatre Company returnsOn Wednesday 23 September the Riding Lights Theatre Company makes a return visit to St Edmundsbury Cathedral

04/08/2015The Big Summer Sale at Revel Outdoors Cycle SpecialistsThroughout August Revel Outdoors is having a big summer sale with big savings on all bikes

03/08/2015Pick Everard Expands into AviationLeading independent management, design and construction consultancy Pick Everard is set to expand into the aviation.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Food and Drink Festival

A Bank Holiday event not to miss this year is our Food and Drink Festival. Headlining the weekend and cooking up a storm will be Michelin Star chef, Galton Blackiston and TV chef and restaurateur, Ed Baines. On top of the demonstrations, the renowned beach will return to the arc Shopping Centre as well as the Farmer’s Market that will definitely get your taste buds tingling!


Vauxhall gets young drivers on the road for less

Vauxhall is offering its young driver insurance deal to young ADAM drivers.


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.


The Bushel Live Music Day

The Bushel have organised a Live Music Day in aid of Macmillian.


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

Abbey Gardens

The Abbey Gardens, located in the historic centre of Bury St Edmunds, is an award-winning floral garden and ancient setting.

St Marys Church

Part of Bury’s Benedictine Abbey site, this remarkable 14th century church claims to be England’s third largest parish church

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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"Try a taste of the Mediterranean with Casa Del Mar at #BuryFoodFest this Sunday - it will be one not to miss!" 27th August 2015 17:08pm

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"Don't miss @theoldcannon wolf themed #BeerFestival as part of the #BuryWolfTrail this weekend!" 27th August 2015 14:08pm

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Your comments about Bury St Edmunds?

Georgie, Redlodge

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

Sophie, Bury St Edmunds

Valley Connection is my Indian of choice in Bury

Ellen, Bury St Edmunds

A fantastic town with great shops, different to most towns. Well worth a visit. Brilliant service and every one had a big smile, very friendly.


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