Bury St Edmunds Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest in Bury St Edmunds

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

For over 1000 years, St Edmundsbury Cathedral has been a site of worship and pilgrimage. Today, Morning and Evening Prayer is still held in the Cathedral throughout the year, and thousands of pe...


St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds

The third largest parish church in England, St Mary's gives the cathedral a run for its money, spectacular for its size with lovely carved angels. It was here that the favourite sister of He...


Suffolk Regiment Museum, Bury St Edmunds

The Suffolk Regiment Museum was established, in the Officers Mess, for the 250th Anniversary of the Regiment in 1935, holding a collection of badges, medals and uniform items. In 1968 the Museum...


Rougham Airfield Control Tower Museum

A museum dedicated to the 332nd BG and 94th BG on a site of living history! A well preserved example of a WWII control tower and some of the outlying buildings. Details that did not survive...


Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds

A Georgian Italinate palace in an idyllic English landscape.  A grand place for a truly entertaining day out.Ickworth's impressive Rotunda - a magnificent showcase commmissioned by t...


Moyse's Hall, Bury St Edmunds

Built in 1180 it has been used as a tavern and a 'gaol'.Today Moyse's Hall is a superb museum providing an excellent setting in which to trace the story of West Suffolk, through displays...


West Stow, England's First Anglo Saxon Village

One of England's great archaeological sites, West Stow Anglo-Saxon village was built and lived in between 420 and 650AD. The village has been carefully recreated on the spot where the original v...


Pakenham Watermill, Nr Bury St Edmunds

Dating back to the 18th century, this is the last working watermill in Suffolk. It has been in the same place, a Domesday site, for almost a thousand year, where millers have been using the...


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East Anglian Air Ambulance

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is a 365-day helicopter emergency medical service serving the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suf...

Orford Ness Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Orford Lighthouse is one of the most iconic buildings on the Suffolk coast; seen from miles around it has, for centuries, guided sailors safely alo...

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers for the twentieth century. The Red House in Aldeburgh is the home Britten shared with his...

Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

The house dates back to 1385 but was much re-built in the 1500s.  Whilst much of the original furniture was sold over the centuries, curren...

The Little Hall, Lavenham

Built in the 1390s as the home and work place of the Causton family, The L...

The Guildhall Of Corpus Christi, Lavenham

No stay in Lavenham Suffolk will be complete without a visit to the

Melford Hall, Long Melford

Visited by Queen Elizabeth I in 1578, Melford Hall has been the family home of the Hyde Parkers since the 1780s.Beatrix Potter was a cous...

Gainsborough House, Sudbury

Gainsborough's House is the birthplace museum of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) one of the greatest artists in the history of British art. Gain...

Clare Ancient House Museum

Clare Ancient House is a Grade I Listed Building, and is recognised as having national importance. The West wing, on the High Street, is believe...

Assington Mill, Near Sudbury

The farm, in a hidden valley, is a private nature reserve. Renovated using traditional materials and with electricity-generating waterwheel and gro...

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