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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16 Sep
The Ladies of the Town Tour with Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides

The Ladies of the Town Tour with Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides

War Memorial, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds’ first female councillor, an author whose books became...

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02 Nov
Bury St Edmunds Ghostly and Macabre Tour - Fridays 2 November - 29 March

Bury St Edmunds Ghostly and Macabre Tour - Fridays 2 November - 29 March

From outside Marks and Spencer, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DT

Murder, executions, plague, riots, witchcraft and sightings of ghostly figures, the Bury St Edmunds Tour...

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31 Oct
Bury St Edmunds Ghostly and Macabre Tour on Halloween

Bury St Edmunds Ghostly and Macabre Tour on Halloween

From outside Marks and Spencer, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DT

Murder, executions, plague, riots, witchcraft and sightings of ghostly figures, the Bury St Edmunds Tour...

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