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Top 5 in Bury

There's plenty to see and do in Bury, from its world-famous market to the beautiful countryside, there is something for everyone.


Bury Market

Bury’s World Famous Market is a multi award winning market and one of the most popular shopping destinations in the north of England attracting thousands of visitors each week with its 370 stalls drawing in the crowds from far and wide.


Peel Tower and Holcombe Hill

Built in 1852 this well known Bury landmark was erected in tribute to one of Bury's most famous sons, Sir Robert Peel; founder of the Police force and Prime Minister 1841-1846. The tower stands 128ft high and offers stunning views over Manchester and North Wales.


Fusilier Museum

This exciting museum has permanent interactive galleries displaying its excellent regimental collections acquired over nearly 350 years, including material linked with General Wolfe and Napoleon and comes right up to the present day offering insights into army life in the 21st century.


East Lancashire Railway

This beautifully restored steam railway takes you on a captivating journey to discover the region's rich transport heritage, taking in viaducts, historic towns and picturesque villages.


The Met

The Met is an independent performing arts organisation, noted nationally for its specialist folk music programme,based in an impressive Victorian building in Bury.