Moyse's Hall Museum
Moyse’s Hall is a medieval building, a rare example of domestic architecture from the 12th century. It houses a range of collections, including fine art.
Situated in the heart of Bury St. Edmunds and houses rich and eclectic collections and changing exhibitions, and hosts events ranging from themed craft workshops for all the family to historical talks and lectures.
Today, the museum offers a fascinating view into the past with collections that document the foundation of the early town.
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St. Mary's Church
St. Mary’s Church was built between 1290 and 1490 as part of the abbey complex and is thought to be the largest parish church in England, has the second longest aisle and the largest west window. The church also has a unique and beautiful hammer beam ‘angel’ roof.
St. Mary’s Church is the final resting place of Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Duchess of Suffolk and Henry VIII’s favourite sister (after whom Henry’s shipand the Mary Rose was named).
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Nowton Park boasts almost 200 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside landscaped over 100 years ago in typical Victorian style. The park is comprised of beautiful wild flower meadows, mixed woodland, wildlife ponds and an arboretum featuring trees from around the world. From short strolls to lenghty walks, way-marked circular paths lead you through the varied landscape.
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Suffolk Regiment Museum
The Suffolk Regiment Museum was established for the 250th Anniversary of the Regiment in 1935. The first acquisitions were items which belonged to even older collections of badges, medals and uniform items which had been displayed in the Officers’ Mess since before The Great War. Throughout the 1940s and 1950s the Museum was a working museum in which Suffolk Regiment recruits would go to learn the history of their Regiment.
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Hengrave Hall is an exquisite Tudor mansion, in the picturesque village of Hengrave, just north of Bury St. Edmunds and was the seat of the Kitson and Gage families between 1525-1887. Both families were Roman Catholics.
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Nearby restaurants and pubs
Maison Bleue Restaurant stands in the attractive medieval market town of Bury St. Edmunds, in Suffolk. Set in modern and comfortable surroundings, Maison Bleue offers French fine dining, beautiful food and a professional service inn a relaxed and welcoming environment.
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The Packhouse Inn
The Packhorse Inn in Moulton, Newmarket is a traditional pub featuring exceptional service and a friendly atmosphere with an award-winning edge.
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The Masons is a traditional pub offering great local ales, affordable, high quality food for the whole family and one of the best outdoor spaces to enjoy in the centre of Bury St. Edmunds.
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