Holywells Park 2018 Events

Holywells Park EventsKeep an eye on the notice boards in the park or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for more information on these events. You can contact Park Reception on 01473 433990

Visiting Holywells Park – Buses & Parking information

FoHP = Friends of Holywells Park events. For details of FoHP meetings click here
SWT = Suffolk Wildlife Trust events. For further information on SWT events, contact 01473 890089.

Calandar 2019
Friends of Holywells Park Calendar 2019 is now on sale (£5) at the Reception in the Stable Block – details here (PDF)

Holywells Honey
Our bees have been working hard so we now have Honey for sale in the Park Reception. It’s really delicious, so go on, treat yourself to a jar (£5). All proceeds go back to Friends of Holywells Park, to enable them to continue to hold free events on the Park and to support the bees.

Sunday 18th November 
Teens: Advanced Wildlife Photography
Join Suffolk Wildlife Trust and Kevin Sawford, an award winning photographer, to learn how to capture wildlife at its best. Whether you bring your camera, smart phone or tablet, Kevin will guide you through different advanced techniques and explain different processes in more detail in order to capture the perfect wildlife shot.
Please book, 11-16s

Saturday 8th December
Christmas Fayre (FoHP)
Holywells Park Conservatory & Garden, 11am – 2:30pm
Includes craft stalls, craft activities for children, warming refreshments

Visiting Holywells Park


The park is about 10 minutes walk from Ipswich Central which is served by numerous buses. There are also bus routes that pass directly by the park

Bishops Hill
Routes 3, 4, 60, 61, 61A (inbound to town centre), 76, 76A, 77, 77A

Nacton Road aka Allen Lane
Route 3, 60, 61, 61A (inbound to town centre)

Cliff Lane (by Margaret Catchpole)
Route 2

Cliff Lane (Kissing Gate entrance, near junction with Holywells Rd. and Landseer Rd.)
Routes 1, 2, 61A (outbound from town centre)

Myrtle Road
Use Cliff Lane (Kissing Gate) routes and walk up from stop near Myrtle Road roundabout, or use Bishops Hill routes, take Cavendish St. stop. Walk short distance up Bishops Hill, then right in to Myrtle Road.

For timing on routes 60 and above, consult First Bus Norfolk & Suffolk at www.firstgroup.com/norfolk-suffolk.

The car park at the Cliff Lane entrance can only be used by blue badge holders.
Visitors are advised to use public transport or the car park at Athena Hall off Duke Street, which is only a few minutes walk from the Myrtle Road and Cliff Lane entrances to the park. It is open from 8am to midnight.

Events Archive

2016-17 Holywells Park events here