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Take a break in Bury

This town has a lovely garden around the Abbey which is very family and dog friendly. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melissa P
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What a goregous town!

Really enjoyed visiting Bury. It has a good mix of historical (the Abbey) and modern (a great set... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
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Originally a Benedictine abbey founded in 945AD, today this historic village features graceful Georgian streets and colorful flower gardens.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This town has a lovely garden around the Abbey which is very family and dog friendly. We enjoyed meandering around and looking at the church ruins, gardens and small aviary. There’s a peaceful feel and a slower pace to this place. We attended the late...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Really enjoyed visiting Bury. It has a good mix of historical (the Abbey) and modern (a great set of places to eat). There's a brewery too if you have the time! Decent shopping as well. We stayed at the Premier Inn which was a 5-10...More

Thank Jimmski
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Historic. Easy location to get to by car or public transport. Many shops to visit. Plenty of eateries to choose from. Has managed to maintain the ambience of a market town. Good place to meet friends. Picnic in the Abbey Gardens. Ruins of Benedictine Monastery....More

Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A very compact pretty little town which we both visited very recently whilst in Suffolk. The Cathedral is stunning,but we really enjoyed the Abbey Gardens which considering the time of year,were very busy. Little tea shops and restaurants frequent the area on a regular basis...More

Thank shane s
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Bury St Edmonds museum (based in the market square - If you have time, this is really interesting to look around. The building itself is the oldest building standing in the town which adds to the character greatly. Would recommend highly. The town itself is...More

Thank Disarmingtemptress
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

My grandparents live here and I've visited a few times. Every time I have gone I enjoy myself, there is quite a few sights to see. I would recommend the castle and they have some lovely shops.

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Charming, classy, historical town centre with amazing cathedral. Good shopping with interesting market on Saturdays. Compact centre with a good selection of restaurants. Beware. ..... The Francela "Mediterranean " restaurant suprisingly gets a very high ratings. ......!!??? If you write a review highlighting it's many...More

Thank pete b
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Really interesting place to visit. The cathedral and the priory definitely worth a visit. Some lovely shops too.

Thank drnbh
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Herriet’s Tea rooms great place they have a nice range of cakes and light bits tea coffees and cake along with hot food . We were impressed with the range of gluten free food was impressive . They also have a range of beers and...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Interesting architecture and streets, compact, relaxed, plesant eating, Relatively unspoilt so well worth one's time.

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16 April 2018|
Response from Disarmingtemptress | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a history museum in corner of the market square - details the history of bury st Edmunds -