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Great Days Out in Bury

If you are looking for ideas for a day out then you'll find some great attractions in Bury town centre.

You'll find plenty of green places to explore in Bury, including the popular Burrs Country Park. If you are looking for ideas for a day out then you'll find some great attractions in Bury town centre.
 
The East Lancashire Railway brings heritage to life offering nostalgic journeys by steam train and just across the road at the Transport Museum you can discover more with its hands on exhibits and restored vehicles.
 
Bury Art Museum combines Victorian artworks with cutting edge exhibitions and is also home to Bury's historic treasures and archives. Don't miss the extremely popular family craft sessions which take place on Saturdays and during school holidays.
 
A relative newcomer to the town centre is the fascinating and award winning Fusilier Museum, which also happens to have an award winning café! This tells the fascinating story of the Fusiliers and army life through history. Bury Parish Church is a hidden gem. Its strong links to the Fusilier Museum, including the collection of historic regimental colours, fascinating architecture and regular classical concerts make it one not to be missed.
 
Another small but incredibly popular attract is The Met. With a programme that includes family theatre, comedy nights, as well as key UK and international  musicians and major music festivals it is well worth extending your visit to catch an event.
 
It really wouldn't be a trip to Bury without a trip to Bury Market.  This is one of the UK's most successful markets with over 350 stalls and thousands of visitors a week. It is also the best place to try the world famous Bury Black Pudding.

Download the attractions guide
to help plan your visit.  If you would like more information then Bury Tourist Information Centre is on hand to answer any questions (Mon-Sat)  0161 253 5111 or email touristinformation@bury.gov.uk

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