Explore Ipswich

Things to Do! Places to go!:

Ipswich Attractions

With activities to suit all ages and budgets, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye. From action packed karting, to a more serene cruise down the picturesque River Orwell, to a spooky guided ghost tour of the town centre.


Historic Ipswich

Ipswich is steeped in history. From its town centre medieval streets and churches to fine buildings such as the Ancient House, Christchurch Mansion, Isaac Lord Merchant’s House and the timber-framed Unitarian Meeting House.

Ipswich Waterfront

Just minutes walk from the centre of town, Ipswichs historic Waterfront is undergoing an exciting renaissance. Where once industrial mills and warehouses stood, restaurants and bars now spill out onto a quayside where an array of yachts and cruisers are moored.

Other Places to See

Ipswich is architecturally rich, with a fascinating mix of old and new. Don’t miss the historic splendour of the Town Hall and Corn Exchange in the town centre or Sir Norman Foster’s classic glass design, now home to insurance giant Willis.