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County - Suffolk | Map
Tel code: 01449 | code search
Postcode: IP14 | code search
Population: 16000
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Stowmarket Events

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Helmingham Food, Drink and Craft Festival
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Suffolk Open Gardens

Mid & West Suffolk Show
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot
Suffolk Dog Day

Classic Cars Show
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Gudgeons Prentice
"have used twice now great conveyancing,fast,always helpfull, highly recommended

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Bays Farm
"A wonderful friendly welcome, superb comfort and attention to detail & excellent breakfast. The owners Richard and Stephanie go way beyond the call of duty to ensure their guests ..." More

Haughley House
"I had the pleasure of a short stay at Haughley House last week. What a find!! I expect any hotel to paint a rosy picture of itself but, in this case, the ..." More

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The High Suffolk town of Stowmarket lies roughly halfway between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, and it has always enjoyed good communications links. As well as being on the A14 arterial road Stowmarket is on the main London-Norwich railway line, and its main river, the Gipping (there is also the delightfully named river Rat to the south), was canalised with locks at the end of the 18th century, conveniently feeding into the Orwell estuary at Ipswich. Whilst the waterway has declined in transport terms its towpath remains as a pleasant route for walkers from Stowmarket all the way to Ipswich docks. Stow is said to mean “principal place” in Anglo-Saxon, and the town served as a major market centre for the agricultural district around it for centuries. It was granted a market charter in 1347, and still has twice-weekly markets to this day. There are many fine buildings in the town, but its two main attractions are the parish church and the Museum of East Anglian Life (although the mock-Elizabethan railway station is certainly of curiosity value). The church of St Peter and St Mary is one of East Anglia’s “decorated” era glories, dating from the 14th century. Lovers of the quaint will enjoy its wig-stand. Abbots Hall Museum of East Anglian Life, opened in 1967, has grown to occupy a 70 acre site, offering a graphic insight into rural life through the centuries, and is one of the finest outdoor museums in the country. As would be expected of a town of some 16,000 people, Stowmarket has good shopping and hospitality facilities, with plenty of traditional pubs to be explored – this is the county which produces Greene King and Adnams ales, after all.


Baker & Co
G&B Debt Management
Pierce Accountancy Services
Plumb Financial Services


Society of Master Saddlers


Haughley Park
Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones Trust
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum
Museum of East Anglian Life
Playworld Ocean Adventure
Suffolk Owl Sanctuary


Travelodge Ipswich Stowmarket *book online*

Care Home

Combs Court Care Home & Day Centre


Dance - Dance Forward




Frog Cottage


Dental Surgery
Tavern Street Dental Practice
The Dental Surgery
Wedgwood House Dental Practice


Dr Helliwell & Partners
Dr Wankowski & Partners
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Abbotts Estate Agents Ltd
Spicer McColl Ltd

Farmers Market

Farmers Market
Stonham Barns Farmers Market

Golf Club

Stowmarket Golf Club


Farmers Market
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot Sale
Stowmarket Market

Performing Arts

Happy Feet

Pub and Bar

Dukes Head
Little Wellington
Magpie Inn
Royal Oak
Royal William

Stag Tavern
The Shepherd and Dog
Walnut Tree


Magpie Inn
Old Counting House Restaurant
Oriental Fountain
Stonham Barns Restaurant
The Shepherd and Dog
Tot Hill House


Finborough School
Happy Feet
Hillcroft Preparatory School


Gudgeons Prentice


Advance Airport Taxis
Goldstar Taxis
Mikeys Travel
Stowmarket Taxis


Haughley Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Debenham LC FC (Amateur Football)
Stowmarket Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Stowmarket Stingers (Volleyball)
Stowmarket Striders (Athletics)
Stowmarket Town (Amateur Football)
Stowmarket TTC (Table Tennis)


Heidi Jones Flowers
House Of Flowers
Stoke Farm Orchards
Walnut Tree Farm
Nareys Garden Centre
Pets Place
Sweet Apple Orchard
Combs Ford Pharmacy
F G Brown & Associates
Dudley Mason Ltd
H Burrows
Green Solutionz
The Peoples Gallery

Holland and Barratt
Holland and Barratt
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village

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Cedars Hotel (1.09 miles)

Cedars Hotel

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The Cedars Hotel is a privately owned, family run Hotel which takes pride in offering a warm welcome and a personal service to every visitor, holidaymaker and businessman alike. Originally ... More

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Travelodge Ipswich Stowmarket (2.06 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Haughley House (2.50 miles)

Haughley House

Haughley House is a late medieval manor house which retains the 'country house' style of a more leisurely age. Caroline and Jeffrey Bowden offer superb award winning accommodation where you can enjoy a period atmosphere ... More | visit website

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Tudor Farmhouse (3.01 miles)

This ' well appointed', idyllic Tudor farmhouse is Grade-2-Listed and set in a picturesque rural setting surrounded on all sides by rolling fields and meadows where roe deer are frequently seen. Public ... More | visit website
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Limes Hotel (3.41 miles)

Limes Hotel

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Quality in quaint mid Suffolk. This charming hotel situated in the centre of a quaint market town, provides comfortable accommodation, good food and excellent service.

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Hungercut Hall (4.30 miles)

Hungercut Hall

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This small, privately-run establishment has just 4 bedrooms available to guests and is the perfect retreat whether working away from home or visiting the beautiful surroundings. Formerly a medieval courthouse, Hungercut Hall ... More

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Travelodge Ipswich Beacon Hill (4.71 miles)

Travelodge Ipswich Beacon Hill

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Drinkstone Park B&B (6.29 miles)

Drinkstone Park B&B
Four Star Award Winning Bed and Breakfast on the edge of the village of Drinkstone near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The Ambers is situated in three acres of beautiful gardens that once formed part of ... More | visit website
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Little Clavel Cottage (6.37 miles)

Little Clavel Cottage

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Little Clavel is a pretty Four star brick and flint building, situated in the quiet hamlet of Norton Little Green between Bury st Edmunds and Stowmarket.A family run property offering ... More

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Frogg Hall Organic B&B (6.96 miles)

Frogg Hall Organic B&B

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Frogg Hall with its charming vaulted ceiling bedrooms and beamed reception rooms dates from the 18th Century and offers high quality accommodation. The house is set back from the road ... More

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