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Bury St Edmunds is Great for Groups!

Bury St Edmunds is great for groups!

Explore the ruins of the Abbey of St Edmund - once one of the richest and most powerful abbeys in England set in the stunning Abbey Gardens and discover the story of Saint Edmund – England’s original Patron Saint - whose shrine at the abbey brought pilgrims from across Europe and even royalty.

Visit the final resting place of Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Henry VIII’s favourite sister, see behind the scenes of the 200 year-old Theatre Royal, the last surviving Regency playhouse in the country, and find out why Charles Dickens featured Bury St Edmunds in his novel The Pickwick Papers. There are guided tours for groups at many of the attractions including at Suffolk's only cathedral - St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

Visit the real life locations of the new Apple TV+ series Masters of The Air and find out how a Bury St Edmunds airbase played its part in the story of the American Eighth Air Force. Visit Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum, to discover the personal stories of US personnel based there and those that tragically lost their lives. You can also visit the Royal Observer Corps Control Centre (the only surviving centre of its kind in the UK) at Bury St Edmunds Guildhall which relayed messages to Rougham during WWII keeping the skies safe over the town and the town’s rose garden which provides a lasting tribute to those who gave their lives so far from home.

Enjoy award winning restaurants in Suffolk's Foodie Capital and shop until you drop with High Street brands and independents and a vibrant town market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. All this and more within a short walking distance!

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