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An introduction to Bury St Edmunds Railway Station

Bury St Edmunds Railway Station is a train station serving the market town of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. It was opened in 1847 during the development of the railway between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, a project started in 1845. The station is a Grade II listed building, and a large-scale restoration scheme was completed in 2016.

See more of Suffolk

Suffolk is a county that should be explored slowly to really make the most of all its charming features. Visitors can spend a fun day out at family attractions like the Earsham Wetland Centre and the Pleasurewood Hills theme park, delve into fascinating historical sites such as Ickworth House and Framlingham Castle, or reconnect with nature with a long walk along the county's glorious coastline. With its bucolic countryside dotted with rustic, unspoilt villages and market towns with countless local delights to discover, you'll never have trouble finding something new to experience in Suffolk.

Be amazed by Ickworth House

Ickworth stands out among Britain's other stately homes, featuring a large Italianate rotunda - a true architectural marvel commissioned in the 18th century, intended as a home for the Earl of Bristol's many priceless treasures amassed during his trips around Europe. After exploring the surrounding acres of peaceful parkland, visitors can step back in time to the 1930s in the preserved servants' basement, learning the incredible stories of the men and women who worked to maintain the estate's lavish conditions.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Bury St Edmunds Railway Station? Travelodge Barton Mills Hotel is a 20-minute drive away, as is Travelodge Thetford Hotel.