Summer in Bury
Plan your staycation this summer in Bury, from museums to dining, railway to retail. Whether you are here for the day, visiting friends or live locally Bury town centre has great options for all the family.
Located just 30 minutes from Manchester city centre Bury is home to award winning attractions and fantastic hidden gems which together make a perfect day and night out this summer.
Cool down and visit Bury's Culture Quarter where Bury Art Museum houses stunning art works and hosts international exhibitions, enjoy entertainment for the whole family at The Met with a wide array of productions including comedy, music, and live theatre.
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 a hot summer's day with some retail therapy? You will find a great choice of shopping for every taste and budget from High Street names in The Mill Gate and The Rock shopping centres to independents and over 350 market stalls at the award winning Bury Market.
Enjoy sweet summer treats in a variety of places to eat and drink from award winning pubs serving local ales and branded family friendly restaurants to independent bars and cafes. The town centre offers more leisure opportunities with The Vue Cinema and AMF Bowling located right in the centre and open until late.
The town's growing and varied evening offer has seen Bury town centre gain a Purple Flag Quality Award, open until late to make the most of your summer staycation.