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Abbey Gardens - Things to Know Before Visiting

22 Mustow St, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1XL, UK

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About Abbey Gardens

Located in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, the abbey was once one of the richest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England. Its remains are extensive and include the complete 14th century Great Gate and Norman Tower, as well as the impressive ruins and altered west front of the immense church. The gardens now feature a formal area of island beds laid out in the mid-20th century. There is also a water garden and rose garden dating back to the mid-20th century, and later 20th-century addi


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St Edmundsbury Cathedral
St Edmundsbury Cathedral0.13km from Abbey Gardens

St Edmundsbury Cathedral is the cathedral for the Church of England's Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. It is the seat of the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Originating in the 11th century, it was rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries as a parish church and became a cathedral in 1914; it has been considerably enlarged in recent decades.

Moyse's Hall Museum
Moyse's Hall Museum0.36km from Abbey Gardens

This beautiful medieval museum in the heart of Bury St Edmunds houses rich and eclectic collections and changing exhibitions, and hosts events ranging from themed craft workshops for all the family to historical talks and lectures. Discover local history collections from medieval times to the 20th century, featuring the history of the town and its development, crime and punishment, witchcraft, the Suffolk Regiment Gallery, a permanent collection of clocks, timepieces and fine art, and a programm

Nowton Park
Nowton Park2.17km from Abbey Gardens

Nowton Park, on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, consists of almost 200 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside landscaped over 100 years ago. There are walking routes that vary from a short stroll to a long ramble round the perimeter of the park. You can explore the arboretum which features trees from all around the world, as well as beautiful wildflower meadows and ponds full of wildlife. One of the beautiful location where you can spend some good time.

National Trust - Ickworth
National Trust - Ickworth4.92km from Abbey Gardens

Ickworth House is a country house near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. It is a neoclassical building set in parkland. The house was the residence of the Marquess of Bristol before being sold to the National Trust in 1998. The house, built between 1795 and 1829, was formerly the chief dwelling of an estate owned by the Hervey family, later Marquesses of Bristol, since 1467. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.

West Stow Country Park
West Stow Country Park9.13km from Abbey Gardens

West Stow Country Park comprises of 125 acres of unspoilt countryside to explore, including trails, Site of Special Scientific Interest heathland and woodland walks. For wildlife enthusiasts there are two bird hides and a bird feeding area as well as a lake and the River Lark with all the life that this attracts. Also a god trekign destination and also it offers opportunities for some adventures too.

West Stow Anglo Saxon Village
West Stow Anglo Saxon Village9.21km from Abbey Gardens

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is an archaeological site and an open-air museum located near to West Stow in Suffolk, eastern England. A beautiful place with 125 acres of unspoilt countryside, trails, heath and woodland walks, there is plenty to explore at West Stow Country Park. Oneo f the iconic location where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature and history.

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Suffolk is an East Anglian county of ancient origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west, and Essex to the south. One of the iconic county which was flourished with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and enjoy.

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