Back Hamlet is a medium sized development in Ipswich of 29 apartments with shared gardens, a lounge and laundry. This development benefits from a professional on-site manager who looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it.
Activities at Back Hamlet include coffee mornings, music afternoons, trips and lunches out, making this a fun and sociable place to live. Local amenities include a convenience store, post office and doctors’ surgery, with a regular bus service running to the town centre.
The town features some of the most historic architecture in Suffolk. Ipswich is home to many artists and has a number of galleries. The historic Blackfriars area on the waterfront has a lively mix of eateries, bars, coffee shops and independent boutiques.
The town has a fine array of high street stores in the Buttermarket and Tower Ramparts shopping centres. There are three theatres, two museums and an abundance of smaller shops and restaurants.
Theatre and Festivals
The seaside resorts of Felixstowe and Lowestoft are nearby for day trips, plus you may enjoy the horseracing at Newmarket. The Ipswich Arts Festival, known as Ip-art, is the town’s annual summer arts festival.
At nearby Bucklesham village you’ll find Trinity Park, home to the annual Suffolk Show. Christchurch Mansion houses a fine collection of art from Suffolk artists including Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable. Holywells Park, painted by Gainsborough, is located near the docks and Alexandra Park near the waterfront.
Close to Alexandra Park, Back Hamlet is located just off the A1156 Vernon Street, not far from the A14 and A12. Known as East Anglia’s premier waterfront town, Ipswich is a historic Suffolk town on the River Orwell.
Derby Road railway station is not far, having services to Felixstowe and Ipswich, where services include London, Norwich and Lowestoft. Nearby towns are Felixstowe, Needham Market and Stowmarket in Suffolk and Harwich and Colchester in Essex. Stansted airport and Harwich International Port are within an hour’s drive.
Distance to GP: 0.05 miles
Distance to shop: 0.02 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.02 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.05 miles