5 days in Chelmsford, Ipswich & Cambridge Itinerary

5 days in Chelmsford, Ipswich & Cambridge Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Chelmsford
— 2 nights
2
Ipswich
— 1 night
3
Cambridge
— 1 night

2
nights
Chelmsford

Chelmsford ©
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 The Essex Cider Shop or Willow Court Farm & Poultry. Venture out of the city with trips to Eton Fudge Shop (in Windsor), Whitstable Lavender (in Whitstable) and Hendricks of Hythe (in Hythe). 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 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Chelmsford are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ipswich.

Things to do in Chelmsford

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Windsor, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Baggins Book Bazaar, Whitstable Lavender
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The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Imperial Bird of Prey Academy ©
Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
The Historic Dockyard Chatham ©
The Historic Dockyard Chatham

1
night
Ipswich

Ipswich ©
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, thenlook for gifts at Woodbridge Antiques Centre, and then stop by Coes.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ipswich day trip planning site.

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

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Colchester Zoo, Woodbridge Antiques Centre
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Colchester Zoo ©
Colchester Zoo
Woodbridge Antiques Centre ©
Woodbridge Antiques Centre
Coes ©
Coes

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Cambridge

Cambridge
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, thenstop by Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, thenexplore 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; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks Nature Shopping
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Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
The River Cam ©
The River Cam
Fudge Kitchen ©
Fudge Kitchen

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