How to find Orwell Country Park

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Map and directions

Orwell Country Park has six pedestrian entrances and two entrances with car parks. Find out where each of them are located and get directions.

Entrances with car parks

  • Bridge Wood main entrance, Ipswich IP10 0NZ
  • Pipers Vale main entrance, Ipswich IP3 0ER

Pedestrian entrances

  • Braziers Wood Road, Ipswich IP3 0RZ
  • Lely Road, Ipswich IP3 0LB
  • Morland Road, Ipswich IP3 0LH
  • Platters Close, Ipswich IP3 0SG
  • Priory Lane, Ipswich IP10 0NZ
  • Ravenswood Avenue, Ipswich IP3 9TR

By road

To Piper’s Vale Car Park:

Piper’s Vale car park is at the junction of Sandy Hill Lane (off Landseer Road) and Gainsborough Lane.

Postcode for Sat Nav: IP3 0ET

To Bridge Wood Car Park:

Bridge Wood car park is off Nacton Road/A1189, along the former airfield perimeter track and over the bridge over the A14.

Be advised that there is no longer a right turn into Orwell Country Park along Nacton Road/A1189. You must go around the roundabout and take the third exit.

Postcode for Sat Nav: IP10 0JS

If you wish to park further away and walk to the site please see our parking pages

By bus

There are a number of potential bus routes to all entrances of the Country Park, please see local bus providers.


There are cycle racks available in all car parks.

Contact Details

Parks & Cemeteries,
Ipswich Borough Council,
3E Grafton House,
15 - 17 Russell Road,

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01473 433516