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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

22/12/2014Sunday Night Live With Jason De-Vaux. The ever popular Sunday Night Live at Costa Coffee in the arc returns on the 4th Jan with singer/songwriter, Jason De-Vaux.

22/12/2014Cathedral donates £5000 to charitiesSt Edmundsbury Cathedral has been able to give nearly £5000 to charity, thanks to two events which the Cathedral hosted recently.

18/12/2014Looking Ahead to 2015 At Bury St Edmunds Library 2015 is set to be a stellar year for the library with lots of exciting events, brilliant new books and activities for the kids.

18/12/2014Day 18 Of Carluccio\'s Festive Treats Can you believe it's already day 18 of Carluccio's 24 days of Christmas Treats? Don't miss out on entering today's Facebook Christmas giveaway.

17/12/2014Window prize is finale of anniversary year for JavelinJavelin takes title for best dressed festive window

17/12/2014L\'Occitane Winter SaleThe L'Occitane Winter Sale begins on the 26th December, offering you up to 50% off selected items until 14th January.

17/12/2014Merry Christmas From Casa Del MarCasa Del Mar would like to thank everyone for their support over the past 15 months and wish them a very merry Christmas!

16/12/2014Howard Primary School Voted Winnersarc shopping centre is delighted to announce the winner of Arc the Herald Angels Sing competition is the Howard Primary School.

16/12/2014Spirit of Christmas Continues At arcThe Spirit of Christmas continues at the arc shopping centre this Sunday with live music between 12 and 4pm.

11/12/2014Carluccios Continues Its Christmas CountdownOn the 11 day of advent, Carluccios is giving away treats to all

05/12/2014Music to put a Spring in your Step!Whether you're a folk fanatic or a classical connoisseur, a jazz junkie or an alternative addict

04/12/2014BID ballot results announcedBusinesses in Bury St Edmunds have given a resounding vote of confidence in the work of Ourburystedmunds, the town’s Business Improvement District (BID).

18/11/2014Rose of Bengal OffersEnjoy the Rose of Bengal with this month's tantalising offers

11/11/2014Celebrate the New Year at The ApexThe Apex are hosting a night to remember this New Year's Eve with The Take That Experience performing.

06/11/2014New Showroom at Micks CyclesRecently opening a purpose built showroom for women's and children's bikes, Micks Cycles is a must visit for fantastic Christmas gifts!

08/10/2014Christmas at GiraffeThis Christmas, Giraffe will be taking your taste buds around the globe during the course of December.

Late Night Christmas Shopping

Still on the hunt for those perfect Christmas presents for loved ones? Is Santa struggling to find the ultimate gift? Don't worry, there's plenty of opportunities to shop till you drop with Bury St Edmunds' Late Night Shopping on Thursday 11th December & Thursday 18th December. As a special Xmas treat there will be free parking from 3pm on these dates to help you feel in the festive spirit. Merry Christmas!

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Window prize is finale of anniversary year for Javelin

Javelin takes title for best dressed festive window

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Cathedral donates £5000 to charities

St Edmundsbury Cathedral has been able to give nearly £5000 to charity, thanks to two events which the Cathedral hosted recently.

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Day 18 Of Carluccio's Festive Treats

Can you believe it's already day 18 of Carluccio's 24 days of Christmas Treats? Don't miss out on entering today's Facebook Christmas giveaway.

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral

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

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

Abbey Gardens

Bordered by the River Lark, the award-winning Abbey Gardens were first laid out as a Botanic Garden in 1831

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Our Bury St Edmunds tweets ...

"Free #concert this evening from 6pm – Orchestra #Carols by West Road #Church. Donations to St Nicholas Hospice Care. t.co/bK6TQcM2DM" 21st December 2014 11:12am

"Howard Primary School Voted #Winners of Arc the Herald Angels Sing #competition @arc_shopping #welldone t.co/oxnVfySNaW" 20th December 2014 13:12pm

"Who's off to see Showaddywaddy at @theapexvenue tonight?" 20th December 2014 11:12am

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Starry Night

Add a bit of sparkle to your Christmas with our Starry Nights special. Enjoy bed and breakfast with a bottle of fizz in your room on arrival from only £160 per room per night. Available until 30th December, exclusiving 27 - 30 November. Ts and Cs apply.

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Your comments about Bury St Edmunds?

Rachel, Thurston

The Saints Cafe that is down Abbeygate Street is my favourite place in bury for a post-shop coffee, they always have great local food!


Sophie, Bury St Edmunds

Valley Connection is my Indian of choice in Bury


Lucy , Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds offers a great shopping experience. Including East at 7 Buttermarket, offering Eastern inspired pieces as well as stylish everyday essentials including jewellery and accessories,desired by women who celebrate induviduality.Fantastic friendly customer service and style concultations available for booking.


 

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