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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19 Jul
Bury St Edmunds Photographic Society Annual Exhibition - July 19-August 12

Bury St Edmunds Photographic Society Annual Exhibition - July 19-August 12

The Apex Gallery, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds Photographic Society is excited to bring the...

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22 Oct
As Winter Approaches at West Stow Anglo Saxon Village - October 22-28

As Winter Approaches at West Stow Anglo Saxon Village - October 22-28

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Come to the Anglo-Saxon Village and meet costume group Ynglingas...

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06 Oct
Dark Age Sagas - October 6 & 7

Dark Age Sagas - October 6 & 7

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Come to West Stow Anglo Saxon-Saxon Village and meet re-enactment...

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