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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

24/04/2014Competition Time!Celebrating The Women’s Tour cycle race, we launch an exciting town competition

23/04/2014Glowing testimonials for Bury’s Award-Winning VenueThe Apex is still one of the UK’s newest purpose-built music venues, yet the building’s reputation for acoustic excellence has led to high praise from audience and musicians alike

17/04/2014A Weekend Celebration of Cycling and Sport In celebration of Bury St Edmunds being chosen to host the finish line for The Women’s Tour 5-day cycling challenge

14/04/2014April News from Bury St Edmunds LibraryEaster opening times, new films for hire and more news

10/04/2014Sand-tastic! Bury St Edmunds beach is backBeach lovers can look forward to grabbing their buckets and spades not once but twice in Bury St Edmunds this summer.

09/04/2014It’s Time To Sign Up for Hospice Girls Night OutSt Nicholas Hospice Care is calling for women to wear their pyjamas and sign up for its 2014 Girls Night Out moonlight walk.

08/04/2014Stage Show of Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong Visits Bury St Edmunds!Marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, Birdsong comes to BSE

08/04/2014Women’s Tour Bury St Edmunds Finish Inspires Ladies Charity Cycle Ride for HospiceCycle Suffolk are inviting ladies to take part in a charity cycle ride in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care

07/04/2014Toppers Celebrate Ice Cream VentureOpening its ice cream shop last weekend, Toppers is offering free mini-tasters of 4 fabulour gelato flavours

04/04/2014St George’s Day Crafting ClassesPaint your own St George dragon at Denny Bros

04/04/2014Creme Divine Voted UK #1 Best Anti-Ageing CreamVoted number one in the Ultimate Beauty Bible

02/04/2014Fashion Fusion In Fabulous Fourth YearIt’s the fourth year on the catwalk at The Apex, with all proceeds from the event going to St Nicholas Hospice Care.

01/04/2014Still Life – An Exhibition of GroupingsStill Life exhibition will display a range of still life groupings from traditional to contemporary in style.

31/03/2014Jekyll and Hyde: Director discusses productionJekyll and Hyde: The Musical, is at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, from Tuesday April 29 – Saturday May 3.

28/03/2014American Jazz guitarist comes to Bury St EdmundsProlific composer and recording artist brings trio on 6th venture across the Atlantic

26/03/2014Rising stars from Zimbabwe at The ApexStars visit Bury St Edmunds' entertainment venue on Friday 11th April

25/03/2014April’s Offers From SK Clinic + SpaThis month's offers from SK

24/03/2014Style and Image WorkshopHandbags and Gladrags welcomes local stylist Loraine Callow to its store on host an intimate morning of all things fashion

14/02/2014Race For LifeShow cancer who's boss by taking part in a 5k or 10k race

14/02/2014TV Chefs sign up for Ourburystedmunds Food & Drink FestivalTwo of television’s best loved chefs will be the stars of the show at the Food and Drink festival.

10/02/2014Fashion Fusion 2014Once again, The Apex is delighted to present Fashion Fusion

10/02/2014Exciting Events Planned For The MarketBury St Edmunds Market offers the perfect way to start the spring season

10/02/2014Lunchtime Concerts return to Theatre RoyalPopular Lunchtime Concerts return to Theatre Royal Stage to brighten up Bury St Edmunds’ Lunch Hours

27/11/2013High Street of the Year!Congratulations to the town of Bury St Edmunds, which is now in the Top Ten nominations for the Telegraph's High Street of the Year.

28/05/2013Pilgrims walk from LondonPilgrims walk to mark the 1000th anniversary of St Edmund’s body returning to Suffolk.

Nightlife in Bury

When the sun goes down, Bury St Edmunds becomes a buzz of activity. From the clinking of glasses, to hearty chatter over good food, and often featuring the harmonic sounds of quality live music - the soundtrack to a night out in Bury sums up the great atmosphere found across the town.

For the foodies and gastronomes amongst us, there is a great variety of restaurants and cafes on offer.

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April News from Bury St Edmunds Library

Easter opening times, new films for hire and more news

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A Weekend Celebration of Cycling and Sport

In celebration of Bury St Edmunds being chosen to host the finish line for The Women’s Tour 5-day cycling challenge

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Exciting Events Planned For The Market

Bury St Edmunds Market offers the perfect way to start the spring season

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Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal, built by William Wilkins in 1819, is the only surviving example of a Regency theatre in Britain

The Apex

Music and business venue situated in the heart of arc shopping centre

Bury St Edmunds Library

Part of the Suffolk Libraries group, a full range of books, DVDs and a good cafe

Betfred

Betfred caters for all your betting and gaming needs both in store and online

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"So many sightings of #StGeorge in #BuryStEdmunds today... Did you spot him? t.co/gCdzdXJZiS" 23rd April 2014 23:04pm

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Your comments about Bury St Edmunds?

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.


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.


John, Cambridge

Best place for a meal out in Bury St Edmunds? Maison Bleue have an amazing menu and wine list


 

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