The NEARLY FESTIVAL returns to Bury St Edmunds for a fourth year. Once again our truly family festival experience features fantastic acts live on stage, a dedicated KIDS ZONE to keep the tear-aways busy all day, a delicious STREET FOOD MARKET with it’s amazing choice of foods and a chilled PUB IN THE PARK makes sure Dad doesn’t go thirsty and only pays pub prices!


Improved for this summer.... yes, even more FREE Kids activities and features that will keep toddlers and tear-aways happy all day!



Forget limp hot-dogs and soggy burgers. The Street Food Market offers freshly prepared and healthy options to suit all



The fully licensed bar offers chilled draught lagers, bottled beers & ciders, wine by the glass + a kids soft drink bar all at pub prices

The internationally acclaimed Abbey Gardens in the centre of historic Bury St Edmunds attracts thousands of visitors each year, drawn by the superlative floral displays, the ancient setting and the excellent facilities.
The Abbey Gardens can be reached on foot through the Abbey Gate and gardens - Not the Mustow Street entrance
Parts of the site are uneven and can become muddy. All entrances WILL be available to exit after the show.
There is a charged car park opposite the Abbey Gate and an abundance of paid for street parking spaces in and around the Abbey Gardens and Bury St Edmunds. Alternatively, Ram Meadow, Cotton Lane, IP33 1XP Up to 794 spaces available - 0.3 miles - short walk to the Abbey Gardens

Sorry! There are NO CAMPING facilities available. However, check out the Nearly Festival in Ipswich if you fancy a festival themed camping holiday!

Main Train station is Station Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 6AD Walking 0.8 miles Taxi 1.2miles
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