Car Hire Ipswich Near Ipswich Train Station
Find your perfect hire car near to Ipswich Train StationEngland’s east coast offers beautiful beaches, historic mansions and fascinating museums, with Ipswich the perfect base from which to tour this region. Collecting your hire car from the Avis desk near Ipswich Train Station, your rental will afford you the freedom to travel at your own pace.
Plan your journey from near to Ipswich Train StationIpswich is one of England’s oldest towns, dating back to Anglo-Saxon times. Spreading out from the banks of the River Orwell, the city is a cultural hub with attractions and points of interest to suit every taste.
Stroll along the tree-lined paths of Christchurch Park, a lush green paradise full of wildlife including ducks, swans and squirrels. The park opened in 1895 and is home to 400-year-old oak and sweet chestnut trees that provide habitats for local animals.
The Ipswich Transport Museum has the biggest collection of transport-related paraphernalia of any town in Britain. Here you can also learn much about the region’s engineering history, with everything in the museum made or used in the local area. The Ipswich Museum will take you on a tour of Suffolk’s history – from Iron Age exhibitions, to the Saxon era and beyond.
The Christchurch Mansion is another top attraction, offering a glimpse into Tudor life. Inside this sprawling house you can wander through the large kitchens, the Georgian saloon and the Victorian wing.
Ipswich is best explored with a hire car, giving you the convenience to visit all of the city sights at your leisure.
Beyond IpswichBeyond Ipswich, the highlights of the east of England are all within easy reach with a rental car.
Great Yarmouth was, and still is, a family favourite and only takes one hour and 30 minutes to reach from Ipswich. This seaside town has been a popular holiday destination for decades and with fairground rides, bars, arcades and plenty of seafood eateries it’s easy to see why. Yarmouth is also surrounded by beautiful countryside, making a drive around the region a particularly memorable experience.
Drive along the A14 for just over an hour and you’ll reach the historical city of Cambridge. Blessed with incredible architecture, this city is famed for its world-class university. A stroll around the college buildings shows off the city’s history and ancient architecture. Trinity College’s sweeping Great Court gives a glimpse into Tudor times, while Corpus Christi College, built in 1352, has a monastic feel to it. Being a student city, Cambridge has plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from, and a number of shopping districts.
Southend-on-Sea is less than an hour and a half from Ipswich via the A12.
Take a tour along the famous Southend Pier (the longest pleasure pier in the world) before tucking into some fish and chips on the beach as you watch the sun go down.
Whether you’re staying in Ipswich or exploring further afield, your Avis hire car will help you get the most out of your trip.