Local Interests

Bury St. Edmunds has so much to offer, from beautiful walks and history, to food, drink and shopping.
You’re sure to find something amazing to do!

St. Edmunds Cathedral & Abbey Gardens

The town is home to our fine Cathedral, with its recently completed Millenium Tower. Located in the Abbey Gardens the area is a must see for any visitor.

Children’s Park

Castle Ruins

Sports Facilities

Light Refreshments

Beautiful, maintained gardens


Moyses Hall

A medieval building telling the story of the town, with local history and collections located in the heart of Bury St Edmunds.

Prison paraphernalia and remarkable collections relating to the notorious red barn murder. Plus fascinating insights into the superstitions and witchcraft

Paintings by Mary Beale – England’s first professional female painter

Normandy beaches, the battles, traditions, and stories of Suffolk (1685-1959).

A local and social history display sit alongside exquisite collections of clocks and timepieces

Greene King Brewery Tour and Museum

Find out more on our local brewery, the beers, and its history




The Brewery Tap

The Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is one of Britain’s most significant theatre buildings and the last surviving Regency playhouse in the country. Built in 1819 and restored to its Regency origins, this intimate Grade 1 listed building is the only theatre in the National Trust property portfolio

Food & Drink


Historic Building

The Nutshell

With a bar that measures just 15ft by 7ft, The Nutshell proudly holds the title of smallest pub in Britain as confirmed in the Guinness Book of Records.

Located in the heart of the historic Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, The Nutshell has been proud to serve customers jostling for a place at the bar since it first started serving beer in 1867.

Now a major tourist attraction for local and worldwide visitors, The Nutshell continues the tradition of serving some of the regions finest ales, and providing a bar not just full of customers, but interesting historical items, photos, and memorabilia.

Fine Ales


Smallest Pub in Britain

The Arc Shopping Centre

Recently opened shopping centre with over 35 new fashionable shops and restaurants

Food & Drink



Thetford Forest - High Lodge Centre

Designated a Forest Park by the Forestry Commission in May 1990, Thetford Forest attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. Situated in the heart of East Anglia, the forest is a patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves. With a Visitors Centre serving refreshments and the ‘Go Ape’ high-wire activity, it is a great place to spend a day

Light Refreshments

Children's Park

Go Ape - Adventure Climbing

The Apex

Varied programme of live music from rock to jazz in a sizable venue with a modern art gallery.

Live Entertainment


Food & drink

Arabica Coffee Shop

35 St Andrew's St North
Bury Saint Edmunds
IP33 1SZ

01284 700144


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