5 days in Chelmsford, Ipswich & Cambridge Itinerary

5 days in Chelmsford, Ipswich & Cambridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner

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Chelmsford
— 2 nights
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Ipswich
— 1 night
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Cambridge
— 1 night
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Chelmsford

— 2 nights
Chelmsford is the principal settlement of the City of Chelmsford and the county town of Essex, in the East of England. Escape the urban bustle at The Hawking Centre and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy. For shopping fun, head to Willow Court Farm & Poultry or The Essex Cider Shop. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitstable Lavender (in Whitstable), Hendricks of Hythe (in Hythe) and Eton Fudge Shop (in Windsor). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Historic Dockyard Chatham and stop by Baggins Book Bazaar.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chelmsford trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Dublin, Ireland to Chelmsford is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, daytime highs in Chelmsford are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ipswich.

Things to do in Chelmsford

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Ipswich

— 1 night
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about 60mi north east of London. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Colchester Zoo, then stop by Woodbridge Antiques, and then explore the wide array of goods at Coes.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ipswich attractions planning site.

You can drive from Chelmsford to Ipswich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Ipswich

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

Cambridge

— 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, then stop by Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, then explore the activities along The River Cam, and finally look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge trip builder website.

You can drive from Ipswich to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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