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Lovely big park

Lovely big park great for picnics with children and long dog walks. The grass is kept lovely too... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Lisa R
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Best Park in Ipswich!

Mind you I would say that it's an extension to my back garden. I'm over there most days with my... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Large park with cricket ground
Hadleigh Road, Ipswich, England
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely big park great for picnics with children and long dog walks. The grass is kept lovely too. Toilets were locker tho.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Mind you I would say that it's an extension to my back garden. I'm over there most days with my dog. The park isn't so nice as it used to be, I can remember all the gardens with roses and lovely flower beds but like...More

Thank Susan152
Reviewed January 17, 2018

this would be one of the best parks in ipswich , I often come here to run because on the route it has different terains so is good for cardio-vascular endurance

Thank Tim B
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Not too many changes over the years and has some lovely areas, although i# do think more could be made in terms of activities for children. There was more available when I was a child. I understand that tennis courts etc were vandalised years ago...More

Thank 575karendavis
Reviewed December 3, 2017

This should be a nice park as there are some nice big open spaces, some small wooded areas, a good childrens' playground and the grounds of the old house to walk around. However, like so many open spaces, it is ruined by inconsiderate dog owners...More

Thank Keeop
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Good big open space for the dogs and having a picnic. Cricket pitch, good walks and very reasonably priced little nurseries (open Tues and Thurs), nice old house now being used by Sue Ryder as a nursing home but the public toilets are really scabby,...More

Thank easilypleasedNorfolk
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Beautiful park and nice play area for kids though could open the loos earlier though on a Saturday at half 8 they were still locked.

Thank tanelley
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Normally I take the dog out into the countryside for his walks, but as I was passing I decided to try the park. The wild areas behind the cricket club and bowls club were great for dog walking, might as well have been in the...More

1  Thank RichardOfIpswich
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

One of many beautiful parks in Ipswich. Walk around the ponds and the knotted garden. If you're lucky you may see a muntjac deer.

1  Thank Katie B
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We spent the whole afternoon in this park. The Children's play area is fab with plenty to keep them busy. The park itself is huge and we spent ages walking around the grounds. There is plenty to get the kids into nature with trees to...More

2  Thank rachel w
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Adam M
September 27, 2018|
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Response from angiosmond |
Maybe look into the university as I know during holidays they rent out some of their accommodations at reasonable prices (never done it myself but my parents do it every year around the country). Have fun at the Ed Sheeran... More
stuart t
April 5, 2017|
Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, there is no cafe in Chantry Park. In the past, the stable block attached to the mansion has been the home to two or three cafes over the years, but regrettably none of them lasted. I guess there were insufficient... More