With stunning countryside, idyllic villages, quirky boutiques and cosy pubs, there are so many wonderful things to do in neighbouring villages and towns.
Discover the picturesque Suffolk wool towns of Lavenham, Long Melford and Clare, the home of horse racing at Newmarket and Ipswich, East Anglia’s waterfront town.
If you want a day out at the beach, Bury St Edmunds is just an hour away from the beautiful Suffolk Coast with charming seaside towns to explore.
If you are feeling energetic how about exploring on foot on one of the local walking routes which take in quaint villages, cosy pubs and stunning Suffolk scenery, or hop on two wheels and follow our many cycle routes.
With historic houses, galleries, exhibitions, festivals, and museums, exquisite food, unique boutiques, beautiful countryside, live music, dance, theatre and cinema, there is so much to explore in Bury St Edmunds and beyond.
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Lavenham Literary Festival Is Back
To celebrate 1000 years since the founding of King Edmund’s monastery in Bury St Edmunds, Simon Edge author of the hilarious Anyone for Edmund? will be one of the guest authors!
Days Out you can enjoy from Bury St Edmunds
Hop in the car and enjoy a day out at these popular East Anglian places - all within 90 minutes drive of Bury St Edmunds...
20 Things You May Not Know About Clare Castle Country Park
Nestled in the beautiful town of Clare are the remains of a 13th Century stone castle keep set upon a motte overlooking Suffolk's smallest town.
Harry Potter Fans Will Enjoy the Magic of Bury St Edmunds and Beyond!
Check out our guide to a magical stay in Bury St Edmunds and Beyond!
Beatrix Potter's love of Melford Hall
Whilst Beatrix Potter's beautiful illustrations and stories are most often associated with the Lake District, a rare few were inspired by her time spent here in Suffolk!
Clare - The Walkers Are Welcome Town
Clare was only the second town in Suffolk to be accredited with a Walkers are Welcome (WaW) status so it's a great place to get outdoors.
A Walk in the Park
If you live in Clare, make the most of your daily exercise with a wander through Clare Country Park!
New Clare Town Trail
Visitors can now further explore Clare, Suffolk’s smallest town, on a new self-guided trail.
On the Antiques Trail
Home to antiques shops, emporiums and a number of fairs, follow the antiques trail in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond...