Discover Buy the Light, the Brilliant Gift Shop in Bury St Edmunds

Discover Buy the Light, the Brilliant Gift Shop in Bury St Edmunds, a proud recipient of the Greats Gift Retailer Awards 2020 for Best Independent Gift Retailer in East Anglia! Renowned as the smelliest and best shop in Bury St Edmunds, you’ll find an array of delightful Bury St Edmunds Gifts to explore.

Not Just Candles!

We carry a vast selection of premium products from well-known companies like Yankee Candle, Village Candle, WoodWick, Classic Candle, and St Eval Candle. Browse through our wide assortment of Maison Berger lamps and perfumes for that perfect gift.

Our collection also includes Edge Sculptures, DCUK the original wooden ducks, Frith Sculptures, an array of stylish scarves and bags and exquisite hand and body ranges. Complete your gift purchase with greeting cards from Berni Parker, Alex Clark, and Love Country.

Friendly & Knowledgeable Staff

If you’re unsure about what to choose, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will gladly assist you in finding the perfect item. With its diverse offerings, “Buy the Light” is an excellent shop for treating yourself or for finding the ideal gift for a loved one.

Stop by our store, visit our website at, or give us a call if you need any information. Experience the best of Bury St Edmunds Gifts at “Buy the Light,” the Brilliant Gift Shop you won’t want to miss!


Feature Fragrance 20% Off!! Each month we have a special focus on a Classic Candle fragrance, where there is a discount of 20% off the normal price.

Q Do you just sell candles?

No, we sell many different products to suit all occasions. We do sell lots of candles, but we also sell loads of scarves, sculptures from Edge and Frith, wooden ducks from dcuk, fragrance lamps from Maison Berger diffusers from St Eval and Classic Candle based in Suffolk,, soft plush from Jomanda and Keel Toys and fabulous Kew Gardens soap, sanitisers & handcream. Add a greeting card into the mix and you've got the perfect gift to go!

Q Can we park outside?

There is parking in Whiting Street, or if you are just collecting something, you can park briefly across the road.

Q What payments do you take?

We take cash, debit and credit cards, including American Express (Amex)

Q Are you accessible by wheelchair?

Unfortunately as we are in a listed building with two steps down, it is difficult to access us, but not impossible if you have a helper. As an alternative, we're happy to bring products out to you for viewing or you can use Click & Collect on our website and we'll bring your purchases out to you.

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A Little Treasure

5.0/ 5

This shop is a little treasure and just what the town needs. The ladies are so happy and helpful x

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April, 2024



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August 26,2019

  • Tuesday
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