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BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel

Mildenhall Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6EH

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Hotel Amenities


  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (60 spaces)
  • Parking On Site
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • No Lift
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch


08445 76 76 76
*local rate

Attractions
near the BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, Bury St. Edmunds


Bury St Edmunds Festival

Taking place in venues throughout the town, the annual Bury St Edmunds festival attracts international performers from classical to world music. It includes book readings, comedy and a continental market, as well as guided tours.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Newmarket July Festival

The Newmarket July Festival combines classic horse racing with an English garden party, complete with fancy frocks and plenty of Pimm's. The Falmouth Race Day is held on Wednesday, Thursday is Lanson Ladies' Day and Friday is Darley July Cup Day.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Museum of East Anglian Life

The open-air Museum of East Anglian Life explores aspects of domestic, agricultural and industrial life in East Anglia over the last ten centuries. Objects of interest include a number of beautifully preserved and restored agricultural steam engines.

Available : Mar - Oct 2013 (annual)

QIPCO Guineas Festival

The QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket, the home of English racing, is a must for any horse-racing fan. Only Epsom can match its claim to stage two Classic races in the course of one meeting.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Crafts and Gifts at Chilford Hall

Brighten up dull autumn days with a visit to the Crafts and Gifts fair at Chilford Hall. With over 70 exhibitors in attendance, pictures, glass, clothing, toys, ceramics and hand-crafted furniture are among the items available.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Chilford Autumn Quilt Festival

With the approach of winter, arts and craft enthusiasts have an extra incentive to attend the Chilford Autumn Quilt Festival at Chilford Hall. Dedicated entirely to quilts, visitors can learn all about this comforting and cosy accessory to the home.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

Cambridge Glass Fair

The Cambridge Glass Fair is held at Chilford Hall Vineyard. More than 100 exhibitors from across Europe showcase glass collections from Georgian to Art Deco, Art Nouveau and contemporary work.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Ely Cathedral

Etheldreda (d 679), daughter of Anna, king of East Anglia, restored an old church in Ely and built a monastery on the site where Ely Cathedral now lies. After a restoration in 970, it became England's second richest abbey.

Available : Daily

World Pea Shooting Championships

Competition is fierce at the World Pea Shooting Championships on Witcham's village green, where contestants shoot a pea through a tube, 12 feet towards a 12-inch target. Laser-guided shooters are not unknown, taking the sport into the 21st century.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Living History Festival at Oxburgh Hall

This recreation of Tudor times takes place at Oxburgh, a 15th-century, moated manor house near King's Lynn with attractive gardens and woodland walks. The displays in the house include embroidery created by Mary, Queen of Scots, during her captivity.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Ipswich Arts Festival

Ipswich bursts into life each summer with the return of the annual Ipswich Art Festival. A fusion of music, arts and family entertainment it draws tens of thousands of good-humored punters, and a fair few celebrity headliners, to locations throughout the city. 

Available : Jun - Jul 2013 (annual)

Cambridge Folk Festival

Held annually in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall, the Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the most famous in the world. Listen to the best traditional UK folk to North American country, blues, roots and jazz on three stages.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Jerwood DanceHouse

The Jerwood DanceHouse is a major international centre for dance on Ipswich's waterfront. Developed by DanceEast, the venue includes four custom-built dance studios, therapy suites and a café and public courtyard, with views over the waterfront.

Available : Daily

Harvest at Jimmy's

Families gather at Jimmy's Farm in Suffolk every September for a weekend of great music, food cooked by celebrity chefs and loads of activities for children. The festival attracts big names and its focus is on both great food and music.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Cambridge Midsummer Fair

The Cambridge Midsummer Fair has been held on Midsummer Common since the early 13th century. Starting with a Mayor's Procession, the fair features the usual rides, a comedy marquee and live music as well as a number of market stalls.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Strawberry Fair

Strawberry Fair, held at Midsummer Common and now into its third decade, is a major musical celebration on the Cambridge calendar. Lasting eleven hours it's a full day's entertainment and then some, and it's free.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Cambridge Bonfire Night

The Cambridge Bonfire Night at Midsummer Common has been run for more than 20 years by the city council. It claims to be the biggest free firework display in East Anglia, attracting around 30,000 spectators every year.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

Mill Road Winter Fair

The Mill Road Winter Fair celebrates the quirky community spirit and multiculturalism that make this road in Cambridge so special. Restaurants along the street prepare special foods from different cultures, while locals show off their musical and artistic talents.

Available : Dec 2013 (annual)

The Big Weekend

As the name suggests, The Big Weekend is a full-fat three days of non-stop entertainment. Held at Parker's Piece, the programme is bursting at the seams with live music, marquees, funfair rides and fireworks and regularly attracts thousands of visitors.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)


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BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel
Mildenhall Road
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk
IP32 6EH

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08445 76 76 76

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