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Located just 30 minutes from Manchester city centre Bury is home to award winning attractions and fantastic hidden gems which together make a great day out. Visit the Culture Quarter with Bury’s new Sculpture Centre and Bury Art Museum which houses stunning art works and host international exhibitions or The Met Arts Centre offering a wide array of productions including comedy, music, theatre and live entertainment. Delve into 300 years of regimental history at The Fusilier Museum or take a trip on the beautifully restored East Lancashire Railway which, along with Bury Transport Museum, offers a great nostalgic experience and ever popular events. Why not break up the day with some retail therapy? You will find a great choice of shopping catering for every taste and budget from High Street names in the Mill gate and Rock shopping centres to independents and over 350 market stalls at the award winning Bury Market. You’ll find plenty of places to eat and drink from pubs serving local ales to branded family friendly restaurants Bury is a multiple winner of ‘In Bloom’ and seasonal displays provide a stunning background for your visit. Purple Flag Bury Town Centre holds a Purple Flag Award in recognition of its thriving night time entertainment. Purple Flag is an international award recognising Bury Town Centre as a place to go for a better night out. Bury is the first town centre in Greater Manchester to achieve the award which recognises high standards on areas including cleanliness and safety, the range of attractions, entertainment and events and a high quality environment.