markets & market towns
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Bury Market has won top honours after being voted Britain’s Favourite Market 2019 by visitors in an online poll.
It’s the latest accolade for the market which has been nationally acclaimed on numerous occasions for its innovation, quality and popularity with coach visitors and coach companies. The competition was run in conjunction with NABMA Great British Market Awards 2019 (National Association of British Market Authorities).
The market is located in Bury Town Centre and is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the North West, attracting in excess 1500 coach visits each year. The Market and its’ 370 stalls sell everything from special treats to every day essentials. Stalls are mainly undercover, on one level and accessible to all, with disabled facilities located on both the Open Market and in the Market Hall.
It offers 19 free coach parking spots, and excellent facilities for group comforts; a free £5 coach drivers’ lunch voucher which can be used at eight cafes on the market, and tourist and pedestrian signage to coach parking areas.
In addition a drop-off/pick-up point for coach passengers is situated on the edge of the Market. The facility, located opposite the Markets Management Office, is free to use by all coach companies.
The market is situated just off Junction 2 of the M66 on the borders of Lancashire and Greater Manchester, just follow the brown tourist signs for Bury’s Famous Market. The best days to organise trips are Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, when over 500 retailers are open in Bury.
Visitors wishing to come to Bury for a day out should also leave time to visit some of the Town’s other attractions including; The East Lancs Railway, Fusilier Museum, MET Theatre or Bury’s Art Gallery.
fact fileFor further information and to receive free leaflets and a DVD of the Market contact Bury Markets Management.Tel: 0161 253 6520Postcode: BL9 0BJEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.burymarket.comtwitter@BuryMarketfacebook.com/burymarket