EXPLORE IPSWICH

Central

THE HEART OF THE TOWN... This area is perfect for shopping your favourite high-street brands as well some independent shops and boutiques across Sailmakers and The Buttermarket shopping centres plus Tavern Street; the main high street. Ipswich’s Town Hall can be found at the Cornhill and there are...
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Christchurch

HERE YOU CAN RELAX... In Christchurch park’s open spaces, wander through the trees and the gardens or get active and play tennis on the courts. Within the park is the magnificent Christchurch Mansion rich with over 500 years of history and a collection of artworks by Gainsborough and Constable....
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Eastgate

SPOT THE TUDOR HOUSES ALONG THE WAY... Located in Eastgate is the Ipswich Regent which is regularly home to national touring shows and big-name comedians, Ipswich County Library which has events and workshops. This is also a good area for independent shops, pubs and global food stores....
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Franciscan

Entertainment, well connected...  This area is perfect for the whole family; Cardinal Park offers a wide range of restaurants from Mexican to Italian, Cineworld Cinemas and FLUX trampoline park. Also a key spot for nightlife thanks to Unit 17 night club and luxury venue which regularly has big-name...
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Innovation

THIS IS WHERE YOU'LL FIND THE UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLK...  Along with Suffolk New College, making it a hub for ideas and creativity. A stone’s throw from the Waterfront makes this area a scenic location plus is home to the picturesque Alexander Park and the innovative Goals Soccer Centre....
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Portman

HOME TO IPSWICH TOWN FC... Situated on the edge of the River Orwell, this area is a football fan’s favourite with Portman Road Stadium, where Ipswich Town Football Club is based. The stadium is capable of holding 30,000 and not only stages home matches but is also a venue for concerts and music...
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Riverside

RUNNING ALONG THE RIVER ORWELL... This area contains Ipswich Train Station, making visiting Ipswich easy. From there it is just a short 5 minute walk to the town center and the Waterfront. Named after the ex-Ipswich Town Manager, the Sir Bobby Robson Bridge is available to take a walk along, over...
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Saints

THIS HISTORIC PART OF THE TOWN... Dotted with wonderful Tudor buildings and the ruins of a 13th Century Dominican Church at Blackfriars and the Thomas Wolsey Statue. Amongst the history and the crooked-houses are unique, independent shops, boutiques, cafes and bars - perfect if you love all things...
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Waterfront

Somewhere special... This iconic area is what makes Ipswich 'East Anglia's Waterfront Town'. This vibrant area of the town is alive with restaurants, cafes and bars; all perched on the waters edge. A great place day and night; watch world-class dance at DanceEast, hop on an Orwell River cruise or...
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Westgate

WESTGATE IS HOME TO NEW WOLSEY THEATRE...  New Wolsey Theatre has an exciting programme of comedy, drama and contemporary performance to entertain and inspire. You’ll also find the stunning Willis Building designed by award-winning architect Sir Norman Foster and a selection of car parks perfect...
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EXPLORE WHAT'S HAPPENING ALL ABOUT IPSWICH...

England’s oldest continuously inhabited town, East Anglia’s Waterfront Town and home to world-class culture, food and drink - all surrounded by beautiful Suffolk countryside and coastline.

Explore Ipswich and be amazed by over 1,000 years of history, be uplifted by internationally-acclaimed dance, theatre and comedy, be entertained by great festivals and events; a mix of the old and the new, the traditional and global.

PLAN YOUR STAY IN IPSWICH

Places to Stay

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Shopping

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Rich Heritage

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Getting Here

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