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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30 May
The Suffolk Show - May 30 &31

The Suffolk Show - May 30 &31

Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH

This year’s Suffolk Show is just around the corner, with...

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29 May
Superhero Training Day - meet  The Hulk, Thor, Captain America and Superman

Superhero Training Day - meet The Hulk, Thor, Captain America and Superman

The arc shopping centre, Bury St Edmunds

Families are invited to visit arc shopping centre on Tuesday...

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23 Jun
St Edmundsbury Cathedral's Ancient Library Open to the Public

St Edmundsbury Cathedral's Ancient Library Open to the Public

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

St Edmundsbury Cathedral's Ancient Library is only open to the...

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