Things to do

The following shows facilities and information – there are also park events listed here

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant at Holywells Park

Holywells Park plays host to a St Elizabeth Hospice Elmer the Elephant – called Lord Admiral Nelly. It is on display in the park Stable Block/Reception area and forms part of the trail around Ipswich running from 15 June to 7 September 2019.

The art trail has 55 individually designed elephants based on the much loved children’s character, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. Associated merchandise will be available from Holywells Park Reception shop.

Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk is a ‘Wild in Art’ event in support of St Elizabeth Hospice – you can find out more information at


Leaflets (PDFs)


Apple Coffee Cake recipe – Download PDF
Apple Fritters recipe – Download PDF
Spiced Apple Muffins recipe – Download PDF