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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09 Sep
Bury St Edmunds Farmers' Market - second Sunday of every month

Bury St Edmunds Farmers' Market - second Sunday of every month

The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ

After just one year of trading this fantastic farmers' market...

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14 Nov
Arrested Development

Arrested Development

The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3FD

Arrested Development are true trailblazers within hip-hop music.  Since 1991 they’ve...

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31 Jan
European Union Chamber Orchestra with Peter Donohoe

European Union Chamber Orchestra with Peter Donohoe

The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3FD

Peter Donohoe is acclaimed as one of the foremost pianists of...

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