Bury St Edmunds Tourism

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Bury St Edmunds is a market town in Suffolk, England. Bury St Edmunds Abbey is near the town centre. Bury is the seat of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, with the episcopal see at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. The town, originally called Beodericsworth, was built on a grid pattern by Abbot Baldwin around 1080. It is known for brewing and malting (Greene King brewery) and for a British Sugar processing factory, where Silver Spoon sugar is produced. The town is the cultural and retail centre for West Suffolk and tourism is a major part of the economy.


Bury St Edmunds in United Kingdom offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, London also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit London for its bountiful attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London on your trip to Bury St Edmunds. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Bury St Edmunds*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bury St Edmunds

    Know the pollution level of Bury St Edmunds before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Bury St Edmunds: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bury St Edmunds for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bury St Edmunds.

    • Burglary and Theft 61.11 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 61.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.11 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.14 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bury St Edmunds - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 49.43 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bury St Edmunds

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bury St Edmunds

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.08 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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