Details of the various areas within the Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens which surround the Cathedral, and are free to visit. Includes The Sensory Garden, designed with scented plants and herbs for the visually impaired.
Working wood abundant with wildlife and plants, whose coppiced wood products are used in thatching, tool handles and firewood. Trail guide available from the main Visitor Centre.
Address: Felsham Raod, Bradfield St George, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP30 0AQ
Eccentrically designed house, with an eye-catching central rotunda and curved corridors, artists on display include Gainsborough and Velazquez. Extensive gardens and surrounding park accommodate a vineyard, church, canal and lake.
Address: The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP29 5QE
Telephone: (01284) 735270.
Lying close to the River Lark, Lackford Lakes were created from former gravel pits and attract many species of bird, including some rarities and passing birds of prey. Visitor Centre includes information, light refreshments, toilets and gift shop.
Address: Lackford, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6HX
Telephone: (01284) 728706.