Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens & Street Market: Wednesday 6th July 2022.
The Abbey Gardens in the heart of Bury St Edmunds is the perfect spot for enjoying peace and quiet whilst watching the world go by. The award-winning 14-acre park is on the site of a former Benedictine Abbey, the Abbey of St Edmund, once a power house of medieval England. Free to wander, there is much to explore here: abbey ruins, sculptures, hidden garden ‘rooms’ and many quiet nooks and shady corners to picnic, read a book or sit in contemplation. Its eye-catching displays has earnt its place as one of the region’s leading gardens to see and attracts an international audience. There is a vibrant and bustling market in Bury St Edmunds with more than 60 stalls on Wednesdays. Not only is Bury St Edmunds one of the most successful traditional street markets in the country today, it also has one of the longest and most colourful histories. The market, held in the Buttermarket and Cornhill, dates back to before the days of William the Conqueror. Price £20.00 per person Coach departs Stevenage at 08.30