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Winter in Bury St Edmunds

Posted on Monday, 4th January, 2016

Exploring Bury St Edmunds doesn’t just have to be during the warmer months of the year. The winter season offers a great opportunity to discover more about the town and of course enjoy a hot cocoa or cup of tea during your adventures. We’ve put together a checklist of some of the best places to visit in East Anglia this winter.

Where to: Eat and Drink

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at some of the great independent eateries in Bury St Edmunds. We’re lucky to have a top selection of restaurants, cafes and tearooms in the town that showcase some of the best produce found in East Anglia. We’ve also got some great, national eateries including Cote Brasserie, Byron Burger, Bill’s and so many more. Take a a look at some of these great places here.  

Where to: Visit

Bury St Edmunds is at the heart of great places to visit in East Anglia. We’ve got the fantastic Abbey Gardens which is a delight to stroll around on a sunny winter morning. There’s some great museums and galleries to explore if the cold weather gets a little too much too. They include Elsey’s Gallery, Smiths Row and Moyse’s Hall Museum, which is currently showcasing a major Lego brick exhibition called ‘Brick City.’ 

Where to: Be Entertained

The Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds has been a part of the East Anglian entertainment and performance scene since 1819. This year, they’ve got a fantastic year-round programming of professional drama, music and dance and includes shows such as Rapunzel, Legally Blonde, and their renowned Pantomime, the Beauty and the Beast. 

Where to: Relax

We all need an extra pamper during the cold winter months and the selection of health and beauty businesses in Bury St Edmunds offer some great winter indulgence packages. From hair styling to relaxing body treatments, the town’s hair and beauty destinations will not only relax and revitalise you but they’ll make you feel that little bit healthier too!

Where to: Stay

January and February is a quieter period for many so why not treat yourself to a weekend stay in one of the great hotels in East Anglia? Bury St Edmunds has some excellent hotels, from luxurious stays to equally comfortable but more historic venues, you’ll be assured a warm welcome when visiting the town.

If you’d like to discover more activities, hotels or places to visit in East Anglia during the winter months, take a look at our business directory here or alternatively sign up our monthly newsletter to find out more.

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