Ipswich is a historic town in Suffolk, England. Let’s explore the best-kept secrets and hidden gems of this ancient city. Ipswich has been inhabited since at least Roman times but it wasn’t until 1086 that the Domesday Book mentions an “Ipswich” as part of King Edward’s estate. Nowadays, Ipswich houses approximately 136,000 residents and we will give you an overview of what they must do when visiting!
Ipswich has a lot of things to offer tourists and visitors alike who are looking for an alternative destination to London or Norfolk. There’s the Ipswich Museum which explores the history of this region, while The Witches House tells tales of witchcraft and witch trials. If you’re more into spending your time outdoors then there are plenty of green spaces like Ipswich Heath Park which offers miles worth of walking trails.
The historic market town is situated on the estuary of the River Orwell. The town has been inhabited for centuries and was once an important location for trade and commerce due to its proximity to London. Nowadays Ipswich remains as one of Britain’s most popular seaside resorts due to its beautiful sandy beaches, family-friendly attractions such as the transport museum or simply relaxing by the water with pubs serving local ales at the Ipswich waterfront! If you are looking for a modern-day seaside resort with old world charm then we recommend visiting Ipswich!