Visiting Us

We’re gearing up for opening in Spring 2018, but in the meantime here’s everything you need to know about how to get to Bury St Edmunds Guildhall.

Make the most of your visit, whether travelling by foot, car or public transport.

The Guildhall is in the heart of historic Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Within easy walking distance of carparks, rail and bus transport links, all areas of the Guildhall and exhibits will be fully accessible.

Getting Here

On foot

Find us on Guildhall Street a few hundred meters further on from the Cornhall Exchange and Butter Market.

Coming by Car

  • 75 miles from London: M11, A505, A14 to Junctions 42, 43 and 44
  • 25 miles From Cambridge (A14) or Ipswich
  • 43 miles from Norwich

Where to park

Up to 3 hours: The Arc car park is 5 minutes walk through the pedestrianised shopping centre. Find it on Parkway South – the main through route to the south of the town. SAT NAV postcode IP33 3BA
850 spaces including 37 Blue Badge disabled parking spaces
3 hours £3.50

All day parking: Parkway Multistory car park is 8 minutes walk situated on Parkway.
592 spaces
All day £2.70

Travelling by rail

The railway station is on Station Hill a 12 minute walk from the Guildhall.

Arriving by bus

Bury St Edmunds main bus station is 10 minutes walk from the Guildhall, on St Andrew’s Street North, and connecting with local services and National Express coaches.


Accessibility at The Guildhall

All areas and exhibitions at the Guildhall will be wheelchair accessible by lift or ramp. Guide dogs welcome.

Other places to visit

Making the most of your visit

We recommend you’ll need 2½ hours to enjoy all that the Guildhall has to offer. Afterwards, why not set off from the Guildhall on a Heritage Town Trail, make a visit Moyses Hall Museum, or call in to look at St Edmundsbury Cathedral?