Destination guide

Travel to historical Bury St Edmunds

Take a holiday to Bury St Edmunds and enjoy the area's history, theatre scene and entertainment. Travellers especially like the gardens, cathedral and museums in this welcoming and romantic city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Bury St Edmunds

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Bury St Edmunds has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fuller's Mill Garden (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Giffords Hall Vineyard (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Wyken Vineyards (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • High Lodge Thetford Forest (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Bury St Edmunds

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bury St Edmunds is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Abbey Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Nowton Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ickworth House (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lackford Lakes (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Fuller's Mill Garden (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bury St Edmunds

The nearest airport is in Cambridge (CBG), located 22.9 mi (36.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 31.2 mi (50.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bury St Edmunds Station, Thurston Station and Elmswell Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Bury Saint Edmunds?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 109 holiday rentals around Bury Saint Edmunds. From 26 Cottages to 60 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bury Saint Edmunds is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bury Saint Edmunds?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bury Saint Edmunds. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Abbeygate: 351 holiday rentals
  • Nowton Park: 353 holiday rentals
  • Moyse's Hall Museum: 357 holiday rentals
  • Smith’s Row: 369 holiday rentals
  • The Malthouse Project: 342 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bury Saint Edmunds listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bury Saint Edmunds?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 26 Cottages in Bury Saint Edmunds. Our other popular types of Bury Saint Edmunds holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 60 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bury Saint Edmunds?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Bury Saint Edmunds. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.