Car Parking is Free After 3pm in Bury St Edmunds!
Get your shopping done on Tuesdays and then go for a meal!
Free after 3pm is for street parking & short stay car parks operated by West Suffolk Council only so does NOT apply to long stay car parks such Ram Meadow & the multi storey.
While away a day exploring the 200 stores that line the picturesque medieval streets, and elegant Georgian squares.
From clothes to kitchenware, shopping in Bury St Edmunds offers something for everyone - all within an easy walking distance in beautiful surroundings.
As well as favourite High Street brands, Bury St Edmunds has a host of independent and individual shops that you won't find anywhere else. Visit our Shopping Guide to browse Bury St Edmunds stores.
Bury St Edmunds is Suffolk's Foodie Town! Indulge your appetite with fine dining to quality Suffolk home-cooked pub grub and from cocktail to gin bars, there are a huge number of places to eat and drink each with their own unique atmosphere.
Whether it’s a family get together or a romantic meal, finding the perfect place to eat in Bury St Edmunds is easy as there are so many choices to tempt your taste buds.
You can easily while away an afternoon or evening with friends here.
Bury St Edmunds also has a real café culture with an excellent choice of cafés and tearooms, perfect for a spot of people watching whilst enjoying a slice of cake. Visit our Food and Drink Guide to see our eateries and restaurants and for more tasty inspiration visit our Why Foodies Love Bury St Edmunds feature.
Visit the Abbey ruins, the site of one of the most important medieval monasteries in Europe, and wonder at Suffolk’s only cathedral and take a tour or ghost tour of the town!
Explore medieval streets and architecture, Georgian squares, Britain’s last remaining regency theatre, and the town’s literary links to Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Norah Lofts. Visit our Things To Do Guide for more inspiration.
For further information on parking in Bury St Edmunds visit https://www.westsuffolk.gov.uk/parking/car_parks/bse_car_parks/index.cfm
Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival - Full Line Up Announced!
Head to the Stoves Cookery Theatre to see the best of Bury St Edmunds showcasing their culinary skills!
East Anglian Wine of the Year Competition 2022 to be Held at Giffords Hall Vineyard
A public open table tasting will follow the annual regional competition for wines from the East
Abbey 1000 Celebrations Continue as New Sculpture of St Edmund is Unveiled
West Suffolk College students have created a large sculpture of the head of St Edmund as part of an ongoing celebration Abbey 1000 celebrations.
Ghosts of the Abbey
It has been 1000 years since the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund and unsurprisingly there have been a number of ghost stories over that time. We take a look at a few of them ...
Parks Receive Green Flag Awards
West Suffolk Councils is awarded six Green Flags for its parks and open spaces including the award-winning Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds
New Interpretation Unveiled At Bury St Edmunds Abbey Marks 1,000 Years
New interpretation imagines the Abbey as it might have appeared over the last millennium
50 Things To Do This Summer in Bury St Edmunds
Here's our pick of 50 things to do this summer in Bury St Edmunds and Beyond!
4 weeks of Christmas in Bury St Edmunds!
Christmas is lasting longer in Bury St Edmunds than ever before!
Family Events Not to be Missed This Summer!
From outdoor theatre and cinema, to festivals, fairs and exhibitions, plan a summer of fun in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond!