Abbey Gardens

Bury St. Edmunds

Quaffing a pint in the Bury St Edmunds' Nutshell Pub can have its problems.

There is very little elbowroom.

At 15ft x 7ft, it is reputed to be the smallest pub in the country. Prize-winning Abbey Gardens are beautiful public gardens.

Robert Adam's only public building in East Anglia.

Abbey Gardens

The Abbey Gardens are beautiful public gardens surrounding the ruins of the Abbey, with a prize-winning record. Stunning bedding displays between May and September set the tone for the annual Bury in Bloom campaign. The Gardens include a host of ducks, a children's play area, aviaries, tennis courts, putting, a bowling green, a teashop and a riverside walk leading towards a local nature reserve known as No Man's Meadows. There is a tea shop and ice cream kiosk. Free admission.

Greene King

A museum celebrating Greene King's 200 years of brewing in Bury St Edmunds, charting the history of beer in the town. The museum has a contemporary feel with contemporary exhibits that make it relevant to anyone interested in beer.

Art Gallery

Housed in Robert Adam's only public building in East Anglia, the gallery has a changing programme of exhibitions of paintings and applied arts.