Things to see and do - Ipswich
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This lively town at the head of the Orwell estuary was a major port and trading centre in the Middle Ages. Today, Ipswich is mostly Victorian and modern in character, but has retained its Anglo-Saxon street layout and about a dozen medieval churches (just the towers of some remain). The Tower Ramparts exist in name only; now a vast pedestrian area including the Buttermarket shopping precinct.
Tourist attractions Ipswich : Things to see and do
Soane Street GB - Ipswich IP4 2BX
This Tudor style building has some treasures from the town of Ipswich and its surroundings. It has a fine collection of paintings by 17C artists from Suffolk, including Constable (The Mill Stream, the House of Willy Lott and two paintings of the Stou..
Bolton Lane GB - Ipswich IP42
This 14C parish church built from finely worked stone houses a remarkable diaphragm framework and 13C stele.
Buttermarket GB - Ipswich IP42
This house has decorative elements from the Restoration, with stucco relief featuring nymphs, pelicans and the continents known at the time. Although it is now a shop, visitors can admire the oak panelling completed in around 1603, the ceilings and t..
London Road GB - Ipswich IP2 0UA
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Located 10 minutes from Ipswich city centre, the hotel is easily accessible from the A12 and A14 and features a range of leisure facilities. The hotel is situated at the Copdock Interchange of the A12 and A14. It offers 108 bedrooms with air condi..
Ranelagh Road GB - Ipswich IP2 0AD
Situated just outside Ipswich centre, this hotel is a 10-minute walk from Ipswich Railway Station. The pentahotel Ipswich has a fitness centre, traditional restaurant and free Wi-Fi throughout. The spacious bedrooms feature bare wooden floors and mo..
The Mermaid, Handforth Bridge, Yarmouth Road, Ipswich GB - Ipswich IP1 2EN
Set in Ipswich, 700 metres from Portman Road, The Mermaid boasts a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Rooms include a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Every room is fitted with a pr..
5 Market Place GB - IP7 5DL Hadleigh
Stylish, contemporary dining pub with neatly laid tables. Elaborate modern cooking features lots of ingredients in some original combinations. If you've come just for a drink you'll feel most at home on the attractive terrace.
Main St GB - IP9 1DX Chelmondiston
Smartly refurbished former pub with a few comfy chairs in the bar and two dining rooms furnished with dark wood tables and Lloyd Loom chairs. Menus offer a broad range of dishes and daily specials. The bubbly owner leads the service.
GB - IP8 3NS Hintlesham
Hall Rd. GB - IP5 2PU Ipswich
1 Neptune Quay GB - IP4 1AX Ipswich
Modern hotel brasserie in an old salt warehouse, with a zinc-topped bar, gold pillars, modern art and padded booths. Tasty brasserie dishes and numerous specials focus largely on seafood. Eat on the terrace, overlooking the marina.
23 St Nicholas St GB - IP1 1TW Ipswich
Brightly painted restaurant filled with flowers and candles. The owners are from Hanoi: the parents and one son cook - his brother runs front of house. The extensive menu specialises in vibrant dishes from northern China; try the spring rolls.