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Visitor Services

Tourist Information

Bury St Edmunds Tourist information points can be found at a number of sites in the town centre. Tourist Information Centres/Points closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. 

Their services include:

  • Bed bookings and book a bed ahead scheme (latest booking 30 minutes before closing)
  • Copies of the West Suffolk Accommodation Guide 
  • Tickets for local events
  • Souvenirs and gifts
  • Guided tour bookings
  • Travel information maps and town centre maps
  • Bury St Edmunds tourist guides in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish

The Apex

The Apex
Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD

Telephone: 01284 764667 
Email: tic@westsuffolk.gov.uk

Opening times: 
Monday-Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Visitor Information Pack
You can request a free visitor information pack which includes guides to local attractions, accommodation and eating out as well as some handy town plans for Bury St Edmunds by emailing the Tourist Information Centre at tic@westsuffolk.gov.uk


St Edmundsbury Cathedral

St Edmundsbury Cathedral Shop
Angel Hill 
Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS


Opening times:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11.30am - 4pm

The tourist information point is situated in the Cathedral Shop on Angel Hill next to the main entrance of the Cathedral.The shops sells a range of gifts and souvenirs to take home  from magnets and sweets to prints and stained glass roundels.

Moyse’s Hall Museum

Moyse's Hall Museum
Cornhill
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1DX


Opening times:

Monday-Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

Moyse's Hall Museum offers a fascinating view into the past with collections that document the foundation of the early town from the creation and dissolution of the Abbey. The museum also stocks a wide range of souvenirs.

Bury St Edmunds Town Council

Bury St Edmunds Town Council Offices 
7 Angel Hill 
Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ


Opening times:

The office is normally staffed between 9am and 4pm Mondays to Fridays but commitments may mean that the office is unattended during these periods

Bury St Edmunds Library

Bury St Edmunds Library
Sergeants Walk, St Andrews Street North
Bury St Edmunds IP33 1TZ


Opening times:

Monday: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Tuesday: 8.30am – 7.30pm
Wednesday: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Friday: 8.30am – 7.30pm
Saturday: 08.30am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Groups and coaches

Group Visits

Will you be bringing a group to Bury St Edmunds? 

Bury St Edmunds Official Tour Guides offer speciality tours for pre-booked groups (any number can be catered for). Let the Registered guides show you the best bits of Bury St Edmunds. For more information on private guided walking tours of the town click here.

Coaches

Coaches can drop off and pick up on Angel Hill, close to the Cathedral and Abbey Gardens. Coaches must then park at the Lorry Park on Rougham Hill near the A14 Bury East exit postcode IP33 2RU.

Bury St Edmunds Official Tours

The secrets, the stories and the scandals of Bury St Edmunds are yours for the asking on the Official Bury St Edmunds Tour.

This 90-minute tour of the historic centre of Bury St Edmunds and  includes the Abbey Gate, the Abbey Gardens and Abbey Ruins, the statue of St Edmund, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, St Mary’s Churchyard, Church Walks, Guildhall Street, Hatter Street, Abbeygate Street and the main market area. 

Find out about the legend of St Edmund and the wolf, Bury St Edmunds’ connections to the Magna Carta, where Charles Dickens stayed, and the final resting place of a French Queen and Henry VIII’s beloved sister. 

The guides have a real love and passion for their town, its history and its people - plus a great sense of humour.

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