Abbey Gardens, Bury St. Edmunds

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  • Found these gardens on a quick visit to Bury St Edmund's, beautiful, peaceful, very well kept. Amazing ruins and old buildings surrounding them  more »
  • Really nice relaxing walk in the gardens and around the abbey ruins quality space for picnic etc and young children's play area and close to Cathedral.  more »
  • This is a beautiful free park to admire flowers, ducks and the history made here. There's a small cafe and you can rent bowls or tennis courts and children can explore the new playground.  more »
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  • The Abbey gardens is always a go to place in Bury, loved by all. Good for families, children, adults, everyone. Whether you want to enjoy the sights of botany, visit the parrots or just sit down for lunch, it's always a lovely place to go. (And as a Pokémon Go player, this is one of the best places to visit for that too!)
  • Always a nice day out for the kids. Enjoy the historic ruins, throw bread at the ducks or visit the aviaries. The kids love the playground especially in the summer when the water bit ensures shoes full of sand and soggy socks. Fun fact: Nick Cave wrote the song 'Gates of the Garden's about this area.
  • The Abbey Gardens were absolutely beautiful! It was such a great experience to learn about the history of the Abbey and Bury St. Edmunds. It’s incredible to know that the ruins are around one thousands years old and some of fragments are in especially great shape for its age.
  • A very pretty big Gardens right centre of Bury St. Edmonds. Apparently this site has lots of history attached to it. It is a quick pleasant, well maintained beautiful park packed with scenaries, walks, play areas, river, ducks and much more. If you are in the City centre, pay a visit. Its free and worth it. Yes, I recommend 👍
  • Ìf you don't know the area it's a hidden treasure. As the name suggests the gardens are on the site and in the ruins of the medieval Abbey. They are a picture and a lovely escape. If of course you do know the area you'll already be aware of this. The gardens are often used for other events and ìn the past the Christmas market has spread into it as well as open air theatre and cinema. The Bury festival also makes use of the space.
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