Discover Ipswich

Discover Ipswich

Ipswich Art School and Gallery

Ipswich Art School provides a unique stage for local artists to show their work and exhibitions of international importance.

The gallery has a major focus for the modern and contemporary collection that Ipswich already has, helping to inspire a new generation.

                                                                     

Jimmy's Farm 

The farm is home to ponies, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep, goats, geese, ducks, cows, pigs and much more. Visitors can feed all the animals using the bags of food available and get even closer with special animal encounters every weekend and during the school holidays.

Foxhall Stadium

Foxhall Stadium is the home to many of the major championships offered by Spedeworth, including the National Banger World Final and the National Hot Rod World Championship at the annual Spedeweekend event. 

 

Portman Road Stadium: The home of Ipswich Town football club

Ipswich Town were formed as an amateur club in 1878, but it was not until 1936 when they turned professional. After winning the Southern League at the first attempt and finishing third the following season, they were elected to the Football League on May 30th, 1938.

Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm 

Animal Lover? Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is in the middle of the beautiful county of Suffolk and is a small livestock farm breeding farm animal that were once common but are now very rare. 

HMS Ganges Museum 

From 1905 until 1976, HMS Ganges was an uncompromising training establishment for the Royal Navy, designed to turn boys into sailors fit to serve in His/Her Majesty's fleet. The museum is open every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 1100-1700 (last entry 1630). From Good Friday, 2018 until the end of October. 

 

Suffolk Ski Centre

The main slope is 180 metres long incorporating a contoured ‘red’ run, a softer ‘blue’ run, a 40m junior slope, beginners slope, and our recently opened freestyle area. 

They offer Skiing, Snowboarding, High Ropes Course, Ringo's, Tobogganing, Golf Driving Range, Mini Golf, Junior Climbing Wall, and fully licenced Bar and Restaurant

Ipswich Museum 

Explore Ipswich’s past with stories that will inspire you. This fascinating and unique museum gives you the opportunity to meet the famous woolly mammoth (Wool.i.am), the elegant towering giraffe and other wonderful curiosities from the natural world. 

Wool.i.am

 

Christchurch Mansion 

Christchurch Park is another stunning park in the heart of Ipswich town centre. Make sure to visit the stunning Mansion located on the grounds and the visitors centre, explore the tracks and trails and discover the many animals that call Christchurch Park home. For more information regarding events please visit their website

 

Ipswich Transport Museum 

They house a fabulous collection of transport and engineering objects relating to Ipswich and the surrounding area. So, whether you are interested in buses, lorries, bikes, cranes or carriages, social history or just want to know a bit more about the area, you will find the museum a fascinating place.