Come for a themed walk around Ipswich and finish off with Tea and a cake at the Institute or one of the many cafes in town. 

  • Walks usually start from the Ipswich Institute, at 13 Tower St,  IP1 3BE 
  • and will begin at 1 30pm.

22/03/2024 Christchurch Park
Come and discover a new side to this lovely open space. Enjoy
the wildlife and the landscape, and hear about the
personalities who have shaped the park down the centuries.

02/04/2024 The Victorian Dock
This walk will look at how the port recovered from its
decline in the 18th century into a thriving dock. Hear about
the Industry, growth and trade. The impact of the arrival of
the railways and the subsequent changes that bring us to
where we are today.

16/04/2024 They came, They Saw, They Stayed Here.
The story of immigration to Ipswich from earliest times to
the 21st Century. Some came to Conquer, some to find safety
or Religious freedom, and some to seek a better life.

26/04/2024 A Tudor Walk From Town To Countryside.
Do you dare to venture outside the North gate through the
old town ramparts to hear about Tudor bad boy Edmund
Withipoll, builder of Christchurch Mansion? Before
leaving the safety of the defended medieval town there's &
a chance to admire a magnificent church and a fine 15th
century gatehouse.