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Bury St Edmunds 2010

Abbey Gardens - Market


Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a unique and dazzling historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious Cathedral and Abbey Gardens provide a distinctive visual charm. With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus variety of attractions and places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London.


Enjoy a colourful day in historic Bury St Edmunds with its marketplace full of bustling bright stalls right at the heart of this thriving town (Wednesday and Saturday), complete with its brand new shopping experience, the Arc. Browse for a bargain or wander the small streets packed with independent shops. Take a stroll through the picturesque Abbey Gardens to admire the cathedral’s new tower or hear the stories of the town’s rich history on a guided walk. There are plenty of inviting coffee shops and restaurants along the way for that light-bite or special shopper’s treat, then again, if you have a taste for a bit of local flavour and a pint of real ale, why not pop in for a tasty tour of the Greene King Brewery?

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Taken on June 26, 2010