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

15 Jun
Outdoor Film Cinema Weekend at Ickworth House 15-17 June

Outdoor Film Cinema Weekend at Ickworth House 15-17 June

Ickworth House

Enjoy an outdoor film extravaganza weekend at the National Trust's beautiful Ickworth...

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27 Jul
British Firefighter Challenge - July 27 & 28

British Firefighter Challenge - July 27 & 28

The arc shopping centre, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3DG

The British Firefighter Challenge is an annual sporting event which...

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29 Apr
Bury St Edmunds Freedom Parade - celebrating 100 years of the RAF

Bury St Edmunds Freedom Parade - celebrating 100 years of the RAF

Starts at the Abbey Gardens at 1pm and finishes at The Apex

The 100th anniversary of the RAF will be marked at...

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