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..
Grey Friars Road GB - IPSWICH IP1 1UP
Prix Prices from : 46 £
Make yourself at home at 4-star Novotel Ipswich Centre hotel, just a few steps from the vibrant waterfront and city centre. Your bright, modern room will give you and your family plenty of space, and you'll enjoy delicious food fresh from the open ch..
1 Neptune Quay GB - Ipswich IP4 1AX
This stylish old dockland building is at Neptune Marina, on Ipswich's waterfront. The modern redesign includes a collection of art. There is free parking, free Wi-Fi and a boutique restaurant. All rooms at Salthouse have 32-inch TVs, walk-in showers..
Ranelagh Road GB - Ipswich IP2 0AD
Prix Prices from : 51 £
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..
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.
GB - IP8 3NS Hintlesham
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.
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.
Hall Rd. GB - IP5 2PU Ipswich
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.