Attractions and Places to Visit in Ipswich
As one of England’s oldest towns, Ipswich has a range of buildings from different historical periods all set in the town’s old medieval town layout. In the town centre early timber framed buildings are evident, as well as examples of architecture from the Tudor and Elizabethan eras. The town centre also includes examples of modern architecture. We have included a selection of most impressive buildings, historic and modern, that makes own town proud.
Visit Christchurch Mansion and the Wolsey Art Gallery and discover an historic collection of China. Here you will also find the most significant collection of Constable and Gainsborough paintings and drawings out of London. Ipswich Museum is filled with local Anglo-Saxon artefacts along with relics from Ancient Egypt and spectacular natural history exhibits.
Classic art lovers will make a beeline for the Tudor Christchurch Mansion, which holds the best collection of Constable and Gainsborough works outside of London, Ipswich has several foodie attractions including the Suffolk Food Hall, a vast market full of Suffolk produce, and Jimmy’s Farm, which shot to fame after the 2002 BBC series of the same name. With plenty to do for adults and children, Jimmy’s Farm is an ideal destination for a family day out.