Things to see and do - Bury Saint Edmunds
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Bury Saint Edmunds Travel guide
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Bury St Edmunds boasts the ruins of one of the richest abbeys in Christendom, a cathedral built by John Wastell (architect of King's College Chapel, Cambridge) and a grid-layout town centre that was the first example of town planning since Roman times. English architectural styles have blended here since the 13C, from the Town Hall entrance to 17C and 18C façades and the Victorian Corn Exchange.
Tourist attractions Bury Saint Edmunds : Things to see and do
Suffolk GB - Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1UN
Founded in 633 and later renamed in honour of the Saxon king and martyr, Edmund, rebuilt by Benedictine monks in the 11C. Only two of its monumental crossing towers are still standing, one of which bears a plaque to Archbishop Langton and the twenty ..
Angel Hill GB - Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1LS
Bury Parish Church since 1530, it was dedicated to St James but changed its name when it was granted cathedral status in 1914 when it took the name of St Edmund. A perfect late Perpendicular composition of 9 bays leads the eye to the chancel and tran..
La Rotonde GB - Horringer IP29 5QE
At the heart of one of the first Italian gardens created in England, Ickworth House is made up of a rotunda crowned by a ribbon of friezes inspired by illustrations of Homer by Flaxman and two wings curving inwards. The residence was built 1795-1829 ..
Hotels Bury Saint Edmunds
Symonds Road GB - Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 7DZ
Located on the edge of the charming old town, the Dragonfly Hotel Bury St Edmunds offers free parking and is near to the A14. Cambridge, Ely and Newmarket are all within about 30 minutes’ drive. Free high-speed WiFi is available throughout the proper..
3 Angel Hill GB - Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1LT
Built in 1452, the award-winning Angel Hotel is on one of the prettiest squares in the country, opposite the Abbey Gardens. Angel Hotel offers traditional Georgian elegance and charm, mixed with modern design. It won ‘Best Large Hotel’ from East of ..
Mildenhall Road GB - Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 6EH
The Best Western Priory Hotel is an ideal getaway from the frenetic pace of modern life, offering value for money without compromising on quality. The award-winning Garden Restaurant has a long-standing reputation for formal, yet relaxed, dining. Th..
Restaurants Bury Saint Edmunds
GB - IP29 5QE Horringer
Wyken Vineyards GB - IP31 2DW Stanton
This beautiful 17C timber-framed barn sits at the centre of a 7 acre vineyard. Carefully judged cooking relies on well-sourced, seasonal ingredients; many from their own farm. Sit on the lovely terrace and try the interesting all-day light bites, or ..
3 Angel Hill GB - IP33 1LT Bury St Edmunds
An airy two-roomed bistro in an attractive 15C coaching inn where Dickens once stayed. Impressive modern chandelier and display of the owner's contemporary art. Tasty, modern, British brasserie-style dishes use local produce.
30-31 Churchgate St GB - IP33 1RG Bury St Edmunds
Passionately run neighbourhood restaurant in a converted 17C house, with a smart blue canopy, wooden panelling and impressive fish sculptures. Menus focus on seafood; cooking is modern in style but with classic influences and Gallic and Asian touches..
GB - IP29 5QE Horringer
28-29 Cannon St. GB - IP33 1JR Bury St Edmunds
Run by an efficient team; a charming former bakery in two 19C cottages - keep an eye out for the old bread oven. Tasty country cooking is led by the seasons and has a strong Mediterranean bias. Biodynamic and organic old world wines feature. Its unus..
Rede Rd. GB - IP29 4SS Whepstead
Cheerfully run, 17C village pub; sit in a characterful beamed room, the brighter 'Gallery' displaying local artwork or a room opening onto the garden. The kitchen's strength is conventional dishes like fish and chips and homemade sausages.