Greene King Brewery

Looking for a unique experience? Look no further than the Greene King Brewery, where you can join either the Walk, Talk and Tasting Tour or the Brewery Tour.

With the first tour, you can walk through the history of Greene King’s oldest buildings with knowledgeable guides who will share everything you want to know. With the second tour, climb 100 stairs to the roof of the brewery to witness how beer is brewed, followed by a tutored tasting of their beers at the café.

Enjoy Abbey Gardens – History and Nature Intertwined

If you enjoy history or simply want to have a picnic surrounded by incredible views, Abbey Gardens is the perfect choice for you. You can explore different areas of the garden and take in the stunning ruins of the 11th century Benedictine monastery hidden in its midst. The St Edmundsbury Chronicle offers more information on the history of this site.

Stop and Smell the Roses at Appleby Rose Garden

Originally an orchard, the Appleby Rose Garden is now a beautiful, fully established rose garden with more than 400 rose bushes. John Appleby, a US serviceman who served at Lavenham with the 487th Bomb Group, is the person for whom the garden is named. A bench made from the wing of an American ‘Flying Fortress Bomber’ and a memorial stone pays tribute to the many US servicemen and women stationed in Suffolk.

St. Edmundsbury Cathedral – A Place of Worship and Heritage

Suffolk’s cathedral, St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, is located in the heart of Bury St. Edmunds. As an open and inclusive center of worship, pastoral care and mission, it also provides an opportunity for learning and heritage exploration. The towering and majestic structure is rooted in a thousand-year-old history and is still providing a transformative experience today.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds – Enchanting and Vibrant

Built in 1819, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is a Grade 1 listed playhouse. It stands as the only surviving example of a Regency theatre in the UK. You can enjoy the intimate atmosphere and stunning decorative scheme during live performances, which range from drama, music, dance, to stand-up comedy. Visitors can also join a theatre tour to learn more about the building.

Ickworth – A Historical and Scenic Destination

An Italianate palace surrounded by a deer park, Ickworth offers a variety of magnificent sites that you won’t want to miss. Take a stroll through formal gardens, pleasure grounds, rolling Suffolk landscape, and woodlands. The Rotunda houses a silver collection, works by Titian and Velázquez, family portraits, and Neoclassical sculptures. The Servants’ Quarters recreate the domestic service with stories and memories of those who lived there. A major conservation project underway will see Ickworth re-imagined over the next few years.

Lackford Lakes – Up Close and Personal with Nature

If you love nature, Lackford Lakes is the perfect wildlife oasis to explore. From birdwatching to simply relaxing, this is a scenic destination open daily from dawn to dusk. The visitor center offers panoramic views of the reserve, coffee, cake, and ice cream, as well as wildlife explorer backpacks for young adventurers. Family activities and adult wildlife courses are available throughout the year.

The Apex – Live Music and Entertaining Venue

The Apex is another must-visit in Bury St. Edmunds. It has become an award-winning live music and entertainment venue with a stunning art gallery and a delightful cafe. From classical to jazz, folk to pop/rock, comedy, and family entertainment, there is something for everyone who enjoys live performances.

Luxury Lodges for Sale in Bury St. Edmunds on Holiday Park Homes!

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