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The gateway to shopping heaven
With something for everyone, Millers Quarter, Bury St Edmunds offers residents a diverse shopping experience from well-loved high street brands to quaint independent boutiques. The Arc Shopping Centre has a choice of 38 outlets for those that need some retail therapy, with popular shops including Debenhams, Hotel Chocolat and Monsoon. For much needed refreshment, there are a variety of well-known coffee shops and restaurants such as Costa, Nando’s and Wagamama. The Apex, found within the Arc, is an award-winning arts venue which hosts a range of events throughout the year, featuring food and drink festivals, art exhibitions and concerts as well as many more exciting entertainment events for the whole family.
Just a short walk from Millers Quarter is a 24 hour Tesco Superstore catering for everyday needs. To the south of the town is a Waitrose and a little further afield, just off the A14, a Sainsbury’s superstore can be found.
Stroll into the town centre to find a bustling hub for shoppers, with traditional high street outlets including Marks and Spencer, Boots and White Stuff. The twice weekly, award-winning market offers a wonderful selection of local produce and is the perfect place to find fresh groceries coupled with stalls selling authentic Italian shirts, vintage clothes and Portuguese pottery.
For seasonal shopping Bury St Edmunds holds one of the biggest Christmas markets in the area. The Bury Christmas Fayre takes place in the town centre at Angel Hill and Abbey Gardens at the start of the festive period and houses over 300 stalls. Packed with exquisite handmade gifts and locally sourced goods it is the perfect place to find inspiration for special gifts both big and small. The Fayre also offers something for the children with a magnificent firework display and funfair.