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Bury St Edmunds overview

Bury St Edmunds is a friendly place, distinct for its historical sites and countryside, and known for its gardens and cathedrals. You're sure to enjoy all of the beer and coffee options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of Cambridge and Jesus College. Ely Cathedral and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are popular sights to see. A family-friendly area, Bury St Edmunds also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Bury St Edmunds

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bury St Edmunds has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Bury St Edmunds with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Bury St Edmunds hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Bury St Edmunds hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Bury St Edmunds

Fly in to Cambridge (CBG), 22.9 mi (36.8 km) from central Bury St Edmunds. Colchester (CLB-Colchester Bus Station) is the next closest major airport, 26 mi (41.8 km) away. Bury St Edmunds Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Bury St Edmunds

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Nowton Park
  • • Fuller's Mill Garden
  • • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club
  • • High Lodge Thetford Forest
  • • Brandon Country Park
Known for its gardens, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Ickworth House
  • • Lavenham Falconry
  • • Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
  • • Blakenham Woodland Garden
  • • Helmingham Hall
Memorable for its cathedral, historical sites and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • The Abbey Gate
  • • Moyse's Hall Museum
  • • St Edmundsbury Cathedral
  • • Bury St Edmunds Abbey
  • • The Malthouse Project
It's well known for its countryside and these favourite places for nature lovers:
  • • Abbey Gardens
  • • Lackford Lakes
  • • West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village
  • • Bradfield Woods
  • • Clare Castle Country Park
Popular places in the area include:
  • • University of Cambridge
  • • Ely Cathedral
  • • Jesus College
  • • Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
  • • St. John's College

When to visit Bury St Edmunds

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, 0°C night
  • April-June: 21°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 21°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 16°C day, 0°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 4 cm
  • April-June: 6 cm
  • July-September: 5 cm
  • October-December: 6 cm
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