Destination guide

The historic area of Ipswich awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, culture and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ipswich. Well known for its entertainment, sporting events and churches, this welcoming city won't disappoint. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ipswich

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ipswich a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Chantry Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Rushmere Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Fynn Valley Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ipswich

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ipswich is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alexandra Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Holywells Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Chantry Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Bourne Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Trinity Park Conference and Events Centre (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ipswich

The nearest airport is in London (STN-Stansted), located 39.6 mi (63.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Cambridge (CBG), which is 42.7 mi (68.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ipswich Station, Derby Road Station and Westerfield Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ipswich?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 642 vacation rentals near Ipswich. From 71 Condos/Apartments to 341 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ipswich for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ipswich?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ipswich. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ipswich (IPW-Ipswich Train Station): 858 vacation rentals
  • Westerfield Station: 984 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch Mansion: 804 vacation rentals
  • Ipswich Waterfront: 835 vacation rentals
  • Ipswich Station: 850 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ipswich listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Ipswich?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 71 Condos/Apartments in Ipswich. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ipswich include:

  • Houses: 341 rentals available
  • Cottages: 158 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 158 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ipswich?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 70 vacation rentals with pool available in Ipswich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.