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Park locations and opening times

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Alexandra Park
Ipswich IP4 1NY
Bourne Park
Ipswich IP2 8LU
Chantry Park
Ipswich IP2 0BS
Christchurch Park
Ipswich IP4 2BX
Gippeswyk Park
Ipswich IP2 0AD
Holywells Park
Ipswich IP3 0PG
Landseer Park
Ipswich IP3 0HD
Murray Park
Ipswich IP3 9AH
Orwell Country Park
Ipswich IP3 0LG
Stonelodge Park
Ipswich IP2 0QY
Whitehouse Park
Ipswich IP1 6JX

Opening times

Christchurch Park opens at 07:00 every day. All other parks open at 07:30 Monday - Saturday and 09:00 on Sundays, with the exception of Chantry and Bourne Parks which are open 24 hours a day.

Closing times

Closing times vary according to the season.

The table below shows the closing times for Christchurch* and Holywells Parks only. All of our other parks and toilets are locked 45 minutes before sunset, with the exception of Chantry and Bourne Parks which are not locked.

A whistle is blown when locking time commences so please make your way to the nearest exit.

The following gates are opened first and closed last:

  • Christchurch Park - Bolton Lane
  • Holywells Park - Cliff Lane

* Please note that the Arboretum gates at Christchurch Park are locked 15 minutes before all other gates.

B.S.T. Begins 25th March 2018 and ends 28th October 2018

Christchurch Park and Holywells Park

  From Locking starts Locking finishes
January 22nd 16:30 16:45
  29th 16:45 17:00
February 5th 17:00 17:15
  26th 17:30 17:45
March 5th 17:45 18:00
  12th 18:00 18:15
  26th 19:30 19:45
April 9th 20:00 20:15
  23rd 20:30 20:45
May 7th 20:45 21:00
  21st 21:00 21:15
June 1st 21:15 21:30
July 1st 21:15 21:30
August 6th 21:00 21:15
  20th 20:30 20:45
September 3rd 20:00 20:15
  17th 19:30 19:45
October 1st 19:00 19:15
  15th 18:30 18:45
  22nd 18:00 18:15
  29th 17:00 17:15
November 5th 16:30 16:45
December 1st 16:30 16:45

Contact Details

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

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01473 433512