COVID – May 2021

From 17th May customers can eat and drink indoors, in groups of up to six people, or two households of any size. Groups seated outside must have fewer than 30 people.

The Country Market is opening on Thursday, 27th May 2021 in the new Bungay Community Centre in Old Grammar Lane, Bungay, NR35 1FA.

Opening hours:  9.15-11.00 am.

On offer will be home baked goods, fruit and vegetables, meat, eggs, plants/flowers and a variety of craft.

Please note, if you are driving, please park to the rear of the building and enter by the main doors which are opposite the play area. Please do not drive and park down the side of the building which is for emergency vehicle access only.
Contact: Linda Howe, 01986 894345 (voicemail) or 07850 978557
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Bungay Community Library is open:

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BECS (Bungay Emergency Community Support)  is still operational.
The phones are manned 9-12 Monday to Friday, and there is a voicemail facility at all other times which is checked regularly. Please leave a message if necessary.  This is the number to call if you need help:

0300 365 2995

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Welcome to Bungay, Suffolk

A Fine Old Town

Bungay is a beautiful historic market town, in the heart of the Waveney Valley, with roots that can be traced back to Roman times.

Nestling within a wide meander of the river Waveney, which forms the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, Bungay was, and is, in an excellent position then, to ward off invaders, now to explore the delights of both Norfolk and Suffolk.

Standing proudly in the centre of Market Place is the Buttercross, built in the 17th century with the statue of Justice on top of the dome, erected some 60 years later. The Buttercross was paired with a Corn Cross, long since demolished, and marked Bungay’s importance as a vibrant market town. Indeed, a weekly market still takes place around the Buttercross each Thursday.

From here it is just a few steps to first visit the old Benedictine priory ruins which lie behind the majestic St. Mary’s church and, over the road and through the passageway opposite the Buttercross the castle can be found. Also in picturesque ruins the castle can be accessed through the café that sits beside it.

Bungay is known for its many independent shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes but step away from the centre and you will find yourself, whether you go north or east, by the river where you can explore the delights of Falcon Meadow or Outney Common.

Welcome to Bungay!

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