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Inns and Alehouses

Why was so much ale drunk in Bury St Edmunds? Why were there so many inns, taverns and alehouses here?

Discover why coaching inns had such large stables – one had room to stable seventy horses. Come and learn where you can sip a cocktail beneath majestic medieval arches or enjoy a beer in Britain’s smallest pub. Did you know that a medieval monk had an allowance of eight pints of ale a day? Join us to find out all this and more.