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AKA pirate ship park

Great park. Play area is fun, allot to do everything is there! Spiny cup climbing areas swings... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Great Park

What a lovely park. I've visited twice recently for special outdoor wildlife family events. Always... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Gary K
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Great park. Play area is fun, allot to do everything is there! Spiny cup climbing areas swings pirate ship water area ice cream (toilets in by the ice cream.) Nice area. Duck pond around the park, cafe is nice and the cafe ice cream is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

What a lovely park. I've visited twice recently for special outdoor wildlife family events. Always lots to do, or great just for a walk. Within walking distance of The Ipswich Waterfront and University. Well worth a visit. Has an active Friends group.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gary K
Reviewed 24 November 2018

The park was the grounds of a small mansion owned by the Cobbold family, who were local brewers. It has benefitted from recent restoration work. It sits on the side of a hill where there are springs which fed the Cobbold brewery. Near the top...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

It's a Good place to go for a walk and the children love the play area we as a family have renamed this park to pirate ship park

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hspencergracechloe
Reviewed 9 November 2018

With a small car park you haven't far to walk to reach a lovely garden area or ponds with Duck and other birds. Plenty of seating dotted around the park for a rest or chat. With plenty of Different types of trees including Conker and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bigron118
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Very tidy and clean park with plenty wild life. Lucky Ipswich! So many big tree survived late ‘80’s hurricanes. Children area well design.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rimzi
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This park has benefitted from a grant from the National Lottery, it has been extensively restored to its previous glory from the days when it was the grounds of a mansion. The Orangery is beautiful, it has a good cafe in the old stable block...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vavavoom_8
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Lovely place to walk around, relax and to see some nature. Plenty of benches if you want to sit down. Lots of good walks.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Suffolktraveler115
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

So close to the town centre but a real wildlife oasis. A good play area for youngsters of all ages. The Stables Cafe offers a wide range of food and drinks. The conservatory has been wonderfully restored to its origin glory.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter545
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The park itself is worth visiting for a walk around - it's a lovely park and well landscaped with lovely trees and water. My two younger ones were able to take their scooters as there are quite a few paths they can scoot on here....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from MissW55 | Reviewed this property |
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