Ipswich is the ideal place to stay if you’re visiting wider Suffolk, North Essex or Norfolk. Go out for the day and come back to Ipswich for the best evening options in restaurants, bars, theatres, cinemas and other entertainment.
Bury St Edmunds – 30 miles from Ipswich
Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a unique and dazzling historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious Cathedral and Abbey gardens provide a distinctive visual charm.
Museum of East Anglian Life – 13 miles from Ipswich
The Museum of East Anglian Life is a museum, located in Stowmarket Suffolk, which specialises in presenting the agricultural history of East Anglia through a mixture of exhibits and living history demonstrations.
Newmarket – 42 miles from Ipswich
Newmarket is generally considered the birthplace and global centre of thoroughbred horse racing.
Cambridge – 55 miles from Ipswich
Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in eastern England, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, founded in the 13th century.
Norwich – 45 miles form Ipswich
Norwich is a wonderful fusion of the modern and historic, one complementing the other. Like any great city its centre is easy to walk around and has a river at its heart. As well as being the most complete medieval city in the UK, it has a flourishing arts, music and cultural scene, superb independent as well as High Streetshopping, lively restaurants, bars and nightlife and a heritage that is a delight to explore.
Southwold- 35 miles from Ipswich
A charming seaside town on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Southwold features both beach huts and a pier, as well as a unique cinema.