Parks and open spaces

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Residents and visitors can access more than 500 hectares of green space and wildlife habitats across the town.

See our events calendar for activities in the parks.

A public consultation on our proposed new byelaws for parks and open spaces took place between Tuesday 3rd August and Monday13th September.
Whether you already love wildlife, or lockdown has given you a new interest in the world around you, these packs will bring nature to life for children and families!
Where you can find the main parks in Ipswich and the times they are open.
Borough Landscapes provide the following diverse range of services to various clients and would welcome the opportunity to tender for any land based work.
Bourne Park is a great open space with a play area and paddling pool.
Find out more about hiring one of our parks or open spaces for your event.
Ipswich has 87 play areas which are managed by the Borough Council.
Chantry Park is the largest town park in Ipswich. It extends over 124 acres of parkland and wildlife areas on the western edge of town.


Contact Details

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

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01473 433512