Explore Ipswich, Suffolk's county town

Ipswich, Suffolk

Suffolk's county town may not be a city by definition, but it certainly has just as much to offer.

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If you’re coming to Ipswich on a short break, the Salthouse Harbour Hotel is a fine place to rest your head. A four-star boutique hotel, it mixes quality rooms with excellent dining and a desirable location on Ipswich’s lively waterfront.

When you want to explore, head out towards the town centre and discover Christchuch Mansion, a beautiful Grade I-listed Tudor building with the largest collection of Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable paintings outside of London.

The River Orwell has been a central part of Ipswich for centuries so why not explore it on a relaxing river cruise? Sail through beautiful Suffolk countryside, past historic Pin Mill to the Stour estuary where the two rivers empty out into the sea.

For a taste of East Anglia, head to Suffolk Food Hall - an array of delicacies await to either take back to your self-catering pad or gifts for others.

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SSalthouse Harbour Hotel © Salthouse Harbour Hotel © Visit Suffolk
EEnjoy East Anglian delicacies at the amazing Suffolk Food Hall © Visit Suffolk
HHeritage days out at Christchurch Mansion Ipswich © Visit Suffolk
SStroll along Ipswich's Marina © Visit Suffolk
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