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

Borough Landscapes provide the following diverse range of services to various clients and would welcome the opportunity to tender for any land based work.

An opportunity to comment on the Council’s Draft Equipped Play Strategy and help shape the future provision of equipped play areas for children and young people across public parks and open spaces.

Christchurch Park was the first public park in Ipswich, opening in 1895.

Holywells Park is a beautiful park situated just north of the emerging Waterfront area, between Nacton Road and Cliff Lane. It has 67 acres of rolling grounds, ponds and woodland.

Christchurch Park offers a variety of opportunities to get involved.

Landseer Park is a valuable Ipswich County Wildlife Site, almost 26 hectares in size. It was originally a much larger area of meadows, ponds and woodland used for domestic rubbish infill in the 1950's and 1960's.
Landseer Park has been undergoing something of a transformation during the past ten years. Previously the open areas were predominantly short mown grass, which was a ...

Ipswich has more than 87 play areas which are managed by the Borough Council.

When you can visit our parks.


Contact Details

Parks and Open Spaces, 2 Nursery Cottages, Chantry Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0BJ
01473 433512