Top Attractions in Bury St. EdmundsBury St. Edmunds Abbey
was a grand monastery in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk known for being the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monastery in England and for being the place where St. Edmund was buried. The site was ruined during the 13th century after the townsfolk attacked it due to the ill treatment they experienced from the monks. Visiting the ruins is free of charge.Ickworth House
is located at The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St. Edmunds. It is a beautiful country house that was first built by Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol. The Hervey family then owned the property until the 7th Marquess of Bristol sold the rest of its family's lease to the National Trust. The house now serves as a hotel and park.Green King Brewery and Museum
is located at Westgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. It features displays about the Greene and King families who together established the Greene King and Sons Ltd. The venue also showcases how beer is made today making it a more exciting place to visit.Theatre Royal
lies at the heart of Bury St. Edmunds along Westgate Street. The theatre is known for featuring magnificent and unique performances and for being the country's surviving example of Regency playhouse.Smiths Row (Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery)
is a modern art gallery and craft shop. It is located at the Market Cross, Cornhill, Bury St. Edmunds. The venue works side by side with several artist in showcasing art exhibitions and providing several educational activities.West Stow Country Park and Anglo-Saxon Village
is a 125-acre part and reconstructed village from the Anglo-Saxon era where the original settlement in the town was situated. The park is located at Icklingham Road, West Stow, Burry St. Edmunds. It has a famous nature trail; children's play ground, river, lake, woodland, heath, a cafe and shop.