A Jewel in the Crown of Suffolk

Surrounded by countryside with 1,000 years of history to explore, Bury St Edmunds offers visitors award-winning restaurants, fantastic shopping and annual festivals, and stunning parks.

Admire the magnificent St Edmundsbury Cathedral and stand among the ruins of the 11th Century Abbey of St Edmund, once one of the most important monasteries in medieval Europe, set in the stunning Abbey Gardens. Discover the legend of St Edmund, visit the final resting place of Henry VIII’s sister Mary Tudor, Queen of France, and find about the town’s role in the Magna Carta.

With the beautiful medieval wool towns on our doorstep, Bury St Edmunds is truly 'a jewel in the crown of Suffolk'.

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Event Highlights

27 Sep
NT LIVE: King Lear at Abbeygate Cinema

NT LIVE: King Lear at Abbeygate Cinema

Abbeygate Cinema, Bury St Edmunds

National Theatre Live King Lear By William Shakespeare ★★★★★ ‘Ian...

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17 Oct
Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour - Abbeygate Cinema screening

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour - Abbeygate Cinema screening

Abbeygate Cinema, Bury St Edmunds

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of...

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14 Oct
Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour - Abbeygate Cinema screening

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour - Abbeygate Cinema screening

Abbeygate Cinema, Bury St Edmunds

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of...

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