Car hire in Ipswich
Car hire in Ipswich
Nestled in a beautiful corner of England, Ipswich is a fantastic place to visit with plenty of outstanding attractions to choose from. By hiring a car, you can also explore the local area and discover more of the excellent locations in the East Anglia region.
What I need to know
You can expect plenty of car providers in the Ipswich area, meaning you should be able to find a vehicle that suits your needs. By joining our growing customer base across Europe and the rest of the world, you will be able to look forward to fantastic 24/7 support for peace of mind, no credit card fees and free cancellation.
Where to pick up my car
There are car providers across Ipswich, but make sure to check where the companies are based and enquire about whether they can drop off the vehicle somewhere more convenient. Once you have your car, you can then look forward to seeing all that Ipswich and the wider area have to offer.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Ipswich is full of excellent attractions and wonderful parks. If you’re looking for a relaxing stroll, Christchurch Park is an excellent option, while the Ipswich Waterfront boasts a fantastic selection of bars and restaurants. You could even pay a visit to the local theatre to catch some of the town’s top plays.
Suffolk boasts a laidback atmosphere, lovely scenery and charming historic towns. Aldeburgh and Southwold both offer amazing history and a cosy atmosphere, while the seaside activities in Felixstowe should not be missed. What’s more, Lavenham, Long Melford and Clare all present a picturesque medieval feel.
At less than two hours away, London is an obvious day trip option. You can take in all the delights of the capital, ranging from its extraordinary museums to its excellent shopping and food options. Norwich is also just 28 miles away and makes for a great day trip down the A140.
Eating and drinking
Whether you’re looking for fine dining, fast food or a relaxing cafe break, Ipswich has everything you could hope for. Expect amazing international food, too, including delicious Thai, Chinese and Japanese dishes along with all the traditional British favourites. The bar scene is varied, too, with mouth-watering wines and cocktails available.
Things to do
Along with its excellent historic attractions, Ipswich is great for lovers of the great outdoors. The Alton Water Sports Centre offers sailing among a host of other watersports, while Suffolk Leisure Park offers mini-golf and tobogganing. It’s also the perfect place to enjoy a picnic with friends or family if the weather holds out.
The Ipswich Transport Museum offers a great insight into the history of travel in the town, while the Ipswich Museum is a similarly excellent experience and it’s free. It provides a host of internationally-recognised exhibitions from across the globe, covering a wide variety of art and cultures from the years gone by.