WHAT TO DO IN BURY ST EDMUNDS THIS SUMMER!
1. Rent an electric bike
Want a fun activity that gives you the chance to see all the wonders of Bury St. Edmunds, why not rent an electric bike and cycle round the centre and surrounding villages. The perfect way to get outside and maybe see areas you wouldn’t usually see, great for sunny days! (https://eezybike.co.uk/locations-%26-routes)
2. Visit the Abbey Gardens
Right in the heart of Bury you have the Abbey Gardens and the St. Edmundsbury Cathedral. Why not learn about the history of Bury St. Edmunds while taking a stroll round the beautiful ruins of the Abbey Gardens. A great place to take young children as there is a great play area and river to see the ducks!
3. Weekly farmers market
Every Wednesday and Saturday in the centre of Bury there is a wonderful market selling local produce showing the best of what the area has to offer!
4. Play a round of golf
Open to all who love the game and set in the tranquil countryside, the 18-hole golf course at All Saints is widely regarded as one of the prettiest courses in East Anglia. A fine parkland course with the River Lark meandering through the fairways will challenge players of all abilities, ages and handicaps. (https://allsaintshotel.com/the-suffolk-golf-club/)
5. Spa day
Fancy a day of pure relaxation and tranquillity, visit The Health Hub spa with beautiful interiors, seven serene treatment rooms, and a space dedicated purely for relaxation, there is no better sanctuary from the busy outside world. (https://allsaintshotel.com/health-hub-spa-at-all-saints/)
6. ‘Music on the Green’
The Lodge Café Terrace | Music starts at 2.30pm / Bar closes at 7pm
Join us for an afternoon of relaxed acoustic sets by local duo Charlie and Rehanna on The Lodge Cage Terrace. Come along and order from our normal menu 8.30am – 5.30pm. OR enjoy our special ‘Her Majesty’s Favourites Tea’ from 2pm – 4pm. View the menu here.
Suffolk’s biggest upcoming music festival! Check out the line up and grab your tickets here now! (https://bardfest.com/)
8. Visit Ickworth park
We are very lucky to have some beautiful parks on our doorstep, Ickworth park is a wonderful National Trust park with miles of stunning parkland. Take a walk round Ickworth house and admire the classical rotunda or have a stroll through the evergreen gardens. Ickworth even runs lots of activities for families to enjoy from den building to playing sleeping dragon!
9. Brewery Tour
Why not have a tour around the Greene King Brewery which has been onsite since 1799! After your tour try the Greene King IPA, the flagship beer, born and brewed in Bury St. Edmunds!