Ipswich, located in Suffolk, is one of England's oldest Anglo Saxon towns. The city is of great importance with its medieval streets and churches representing the town’s development in the Middle Ages. The town centre’s architecture dates back to medieval times but is also home to the modern Buttermarket shopping centre. Ipswich railway station is located on the Great Eastern Main Line from London Liverpool Street to Norwich. It has three express trains running per hour which make the 70 mile journey to London.
Ipswich is home to a Tudor mansion located in the beautiful landscaped parkland of Christchurch Park. It is also a venue which hosts many special events, such as a music day and spectacular fireworks displays. Another popular destination is Orwell Country Park which provides stunning views over the river estuary, and the magnificent Orwell Bridge.
With a port founded in the 6/7th century, Ipswich is a city rich in maritime heritage. The Victorian wet dock provides visitors with waterfront bars, a selection of restaurants and a marina providing cruises down the river on the Orwell Lady.