Family breaks in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond

Plan a family break in the historic Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds this Spring...

With award-winning attractions, fascinating architecture, family-friendly eateries and unique experiences to encounter, Bury St Edmunds & Beyond is the ideal destination for a family break this Spring. 

You're spoilt for choice when it comes to places to stay too, with glamping pods in woodland and by lakes, luxury hotels with amenities for all ages, boutique hotels and even a halfling inspired subterranean dwelling!

2022 is an exciting year for the town, with a year-long programme of events taking place celebrating the 1000 year anniversary of the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund. Find out more about this historic event and what's planned at https://www.visit-burystedmund...

Take a look at our Family Breaks Guide and start planning your memory-making family getaway...

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Abbey 1000 Heritage Trail

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Abbey 1000 Sculpture Exhibition

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Red Rooster Festival 2022

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