Ipswich is a major regional centre for East Anglia. The compact town centre (½ mile from station) is pedestrianised and easy to explore. There are frequent buses from the rail station to the town centre and bus stations.
Public transport in Suffolk: www.suffolkonboard.com
TI St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane. Tel. 01473 258070.
The history of Ipswich from Roman and Saxon times. Woolly mammoth. Egyptian Gallery. Admission free.
Open TWThFS 1000-1700, Sun 1100-1700.
Exhibitions of international importance. The major focus is on modern and
contemporary collections by local artists. Admission free.
Open please see website.
Displays cover 500 years. Period rooms from the 16th through to the 19th century.
Constable paintings. Park. Admission free.
Open TWThFS 1000-1700, Sun 1100-1700. Closes 1600 Nov-Feb.
For Ipswich Transport Museum see Derby Road station.
A magnificent example of a late 12th century castle with imposing stone walls and
crenellated towers. An exhibition tells the story of the Castle. Wall-walk with
spectacular views. Museum of local history.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1800 (1700 in Oct). Nov-Mar, SSu 1000-1600.
Bus 118/119 from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Framlingham, 44 minutes journey. M-S about every 1½ hours. Return buses depart from different stops: 118 from Bridge Street, 119 from White Horse. Operated by Ipswich Buses. These buses pass Westerfield station.