Bury Market

The world famous Bury Market is one of the North West's biggest and best, a 'Market of the Year' award-winner which regularly features on TV and in the National Press. A variety of stalls are here selling everything from local produce to gifts and clothing. The market is split into several areas including Bury Market Hall with over 60 indoor stalls, Bury Fish & Meat Hall, Market Plaza Shops and Market Parade. Just next to Bury Market is the award-winning Mill Gate Shopping Centre offering a great mix of independent stores and favourite high street brand names.

East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has a major stop at Bury, with the Bury Transport Museum situated just across the road from Bury Bolton Street Station. Guaranteeing a great day out for all the family, and fabulous views of the surrounding countryside, the East Lancashire Railway has stops at Heywood, Bury, Summerseat, Irwell Vale and Rawtenstall. Enjoy a range of interactive displays and a selection of vintage vehicle exhibitions at the Bury Transport Museum. Themed events from Santa Specials to Steam Galas, 1940s weekends and Ghost Trains run through the year!

Bury Museums & Galleries

Discover hidden art gems on show at Bury Art Gallery including work by Landseer and Turner alongside an impressive collection of contemporary art. Visit The Fusilier Museum just opposite the art gallery and on the outskirts of the town you'll find fun family parks and trails including Burrs Country Park with a range of outdoor activities, a cafe, bunkhouse and caravan park.

The Met Arts Centre

Main hub for the arts in Bury, The Met offers a great mix of live music concerts, family shows, drama and comedy. The centre has a folk music leaning with big folk names like Kate Rusby appearing here. Blues, Jazz, Folk, festivals, magic and more all feature in the year round programme.

Accommodation in Bury

  • Route 66 Leisure Park   (1.5 miles from the centre of Bury)
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    Budget Travelodge hotel in Bury with newly refurbished double & family ensuite rooms. Chargeable car parking, flexible check in/ out times by arrangement. Pet friendly.
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  • Bury   (3.8 miles from the centre of Bury)
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    Luxurious guest accommodation in the village of Affetside. Easy access to Bury, Bolton and Manchester. Sleeps six in total. Private parking. Close to a traditional country inn.
     
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  • Heywood   (3.1 miles from the centre of Bury)
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    Middleton cheap budget family friendly hotel accommodation. Discount room rates available for families and the business traveller from £29 per night. Wi-Fi service.
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