Discover the medieval town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk

Medieval Town Bury St. Edmunds

The town of Bury St Edmunds is located in the heart of the Suffolk countryside.  It offers residents a rich, vibrant and tranquil place to live and work.

Steeped in medieval history and Bury St Edmunds is famous for its medieval streets,  architecture and stunning parks.  The Abbey Gardens, Cathedral and bustling City Centre are among some of the most visited placed in the UK. As a result, properties for sale in Bury St Edmunds are snapped up quickly.

Bury St Edmunds is a popular place to live

Bury St Edmunds is very popular with people looking for characterful properties. And was recently voted one of the best places to live in the East of England. (Source: Cambridge Live, survey April 2019).

Bury has fantastic links to London, Cambridge and Newmarket and its Georgian squares, independent boutiques and Artisan cafes make it very popular with residents and visitors.

Discover the History of Bury St Edmunds

St Edmunds Abbey was one of the richest and largest Benedictine monasteries in England. The Abbey Ruins in the centre of Bury St Edmunds is one of the most important medieval monasteries in Europe.

Properties to buy in Bury St Edmunds

At Whatley Lane Estate Agents we’ve noticed a rise in the number of home buyers looking for properties in Bury St Edmunds.

If you are looking for a unique property in Bury St Edmunds, Whatley Lane Estate Agents highly recommend this stunning medieval, detached townhouse nestled in Bury’s Historic medieval grid.

This fantastic 4-storey property is one of only a few detached properties located in the medieval grid. But is within a 5-minute walking distance of Bury St Edmunds City Centre.

Explore Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding countryside

If you like open spaces and being outdoors then the Suffolk countryside is the perfect place to relax. Discover Stately homes (Ickworth House, Park and Gardens), cycle through peaceful woodland trails or enjoy picnics with family.

Bury St Edmunds is a great base for exploring the rest of the East of England. The famous horse racing town of Newmarket is just 20 minutes away, Cambridge 35 minutes and Ipswich is 35 minutes. The beautiful Suffolk coast and London are less than two hours drive from Bury St Edmunds.

What’s on in Bury St Edmunds?

Throughout the summer there are plenty of local and regional events and festivals taking place, including the Bury St Edmunds Festival which runs from now until 26th May 2019.

For one weekend in December Bury St Edmunds attracts literally thousands of visitors and locals alike with its popular and traditional German Christmas Market.

If you are looking for a property to buy or rent in Bury St Edmunds, please contact our sales and lettings team at the Bury St Edmunds office on 01284 765 256 for friendly, local property advice.