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Visit Bury St Edmunds

 

Bury St Edmunds is a picturesque, thriving market town. Our town boasts a great collection of venues for eating, drinking, shopping, and relaxing, making it a great place to live, work, visit and study.

 

Our market town, 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 St Edmunds is a very popular destination for tourists and locals to the surrounding area. 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 and entertainment centres.

 

When it comes to shopping we've got 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.

 

Stay in Bury St Edmunds

If you're looking to visit Bury St Edmunds for the weekend or longer, visit our partner site, Bury St Edmunds and Beyond to discover the places to stay and the areas to explore. 


History of Bury St Edmunds

Named after St Edmund, martyred in 870, Bury St Edmunds still proudly cherishes The Abbey, which is 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. 

 

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

Summer 2019 in Bury St Edmunds

We've devised a quick list of things to keep you occupied in Bury St Edmunds this Summer.

Highlights include the Whitsun Fayre on the May bank holiday, the launch of The Theatre Star Trail in May, Independents Week in July and The Food and Drink Festival in August. Lots to keep you busy!

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Latest News

20/05/2019
Beach and Beer Festival among Bury’s bumper Bank Holiday attractions
Beach lovers, bargain hunters and beer drinkers will all find something to delight them in Bury St Edmunds this Bank Holiday as the town centre gears up for one of its most popular annual events. The free-admission two-day Our Bury St Edmunds Whitsun Fay

17/05/2019
Our Bury St Edmunds Ale Trail tour launched
Real ale and craft beer enthusiasts who want to find out more about Bury St Edmunds’ brewing heritage can now take part in guided walking tours of the town based on the Our Bury St Edmunds Ale Trail. And at the end of the tour they can even try a pint o

17/05/2019
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Here's 'Our' pick of the best...

The Guildhall

A brand-new visitor attraction and community hub from one of Bury St. Edmund’s oldest buildings, the Guildhall.

St John's Church

St John’s is an Anglican catholic church located in St John’s Street and was built in 1841.

Market

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.

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