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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! 

Spring 2019 in Bury St Edmunds

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

Lock your love at The arc, go to the Museum of the Moon exhibition at The Apex or explore moon mythology at Moyse's Hall!

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Latest News

08/05/2019
All the Bank Holiday fun of the Fayre
A bumper Bury St Edmunds Bank Holiday weekend is on the cards at the end of this month with the annual Our Bury St Edmunds Whitsun Fayre. The free-admission two day event, organised by the town’s Business Improvement District, will offer a host of stalls

08/05/2019
Flexi-Park trial offers greater choice to town centre visitors
Flexible parking designed to give people greater choice and support town centre businesses is to be trialled in Bury St Edmunds from next month.

03/05/2019
'Sunday Fundays' planned to boost visitor numbers
'Sunday Fundays' to attract visitors to Bury St Edmunds town centre are being introduced over the summer months.

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Tourist Information Point

Find everything you need to know at Bury St Edmunds Tourism Information Point

Bury St Edmunds Town Council

Formed in 2003, Bury St Edmunds Town Council comprises 17 Councillors to represent the nine wards of the town. Within this websi

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Built on the site of the Benedictine Abbey dedicated to St Edmund, and overlooking the Abbey Gardens

The Guildhall

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

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