Broomhill Park is a semi-natural woodland park between Sherrington Road and Valley Road in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. In older times it was called Broom Hill. The park contains many fine historic oaks and an abundance of Scots Pines. The park contains Broomhill Pool, a Grade II listed lido, which the Broomhill Pool Trust is campaigning to re-open.
This Marina is about 1 1/2 miles from Ipswich, and is connected by a bus service. The local pub is a Beefeater establishment called The Oyster Reach. Ipswich. The docks at Ipswich have been transformed somewhat and made yacht friendly, with two marinas and much regeneration including housing.
We are delighted to announce that later this year we will be publishing a brand new souvenir guidebook for Christchurch Park and Ipswich Arboretum. It will be written by the Chairman of the Friends of Christchurch Park, David Miller, with stunning photography by Liz Cutting and will be on sale in the Autumn.
Gippeswyk Park. On the South West of Ipswich you will find one of Ipswich's open access parks. An interesting fact that many people don't know about Gippeswyk Park is that it was bequeathed to the people of Ipswich by Felix Cobbold, son of John Cobbold. Felix Cobbold owned much land and property in Ipswich, including Christchurch Mansion which was also presented to the people of Ipswich, and which continues to be enjoyed freely today.
The brief was to create a sculpture for a new housing development surrounding a conservation area that had once been a Second World War airfield. This implied winged flight, wild-life, a place for people to walk and enjoy parkland near their homes on the edge of Ipswich.
Holywells is a beautiful open space, with stunning trees and ponds, but also a green hub for the community. There is something for people of all ages to enjoy. The park extends over 28 hectares of picturesque grounds, with a history dating back to medieval times.
Parks have differing rules regarding whether dogs can be brought into the park: some parks prohibit dogs; some parks allow them with restrictions (e.g., use of a leash); and some parks, which may be called "dog parks", permit dogs to run off-leash.
The Ipswich and District branch of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) donated £1,700 to six-year-old Gracie Forster-Goddard, who has cerebral palsy. A group of young carers who all care for sick or disabled parents or family members have been expressing their feelings through music at a Rock School in Ipswich.
Ipswich Building Preservation Trust: Pykenham's gatehouse. Northgate Street. Built by the Archdeacon of Suffolk, this important 15th century property was restored by the Trust in 1983 and is leased from the Ipswich and Suffolk Club. It is used by the Trust as its Headquarters.
To get there, head out of Ipswich on the A1214 towards Woodbridge, a matter of metres past the "Welcome To Ipswich" brown sign, and look right. And the object that catches your eye, that edifice standing proudly in the middle distance, is Rushmere Water Tower.
The artist's impression for the SnOasis winter sports resort, due to start being built in September. Ipswich, deep in the heart of Suffolk, is going to be the site of a brand new snowdome – and what its owners are calling the “world’s first winter sports resort” – after developers got the green light to start work in September.
Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One cemetery contained an undisturbed ship burial, including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artefacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, most of which are now in the British Museum in London.
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