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Ipswich to Holbrook

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We are a group of four adults travelling from Canada in July. We would like to do a day trip from London to Holbrook Suffolk.

We plan to take the train from London to Ipswich and are looking for suggestions to get from Ipswich to Holbrook. Are there any tour drivers that cover the Holbrook area?

Any suggestions?

Thank you.

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Looks like you can get the 92 bus which runs every hour (ish) Mon-Sat: https://www.ipswichbuses.co.uk/timetables/route-92/

Otherwise you could consider just getting a taxi, it's only a 15-20 minute drive.

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Try hawk cabs they might do a deal

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I presume you have a reason to visit Holbrook? (Seems like an odd choice otherwise...)

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That 92 bus mentioned earlier is the Manningtree to Ipswich service. It would make a lot more sense to get off the train in Manningtree, rather than go to Ipswich and backtrack to Holbrook.

And the same applies if you want to go by taxi. Manningtree to Holbrook is an easy journey on rural roads, and you're a lot less likely to get stuck in traffic than you would be going in and out of Ipswich.

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There is a tour firm that covers the Shotley Peninsula, including Holbrook;

http://www.shotleypeninsulartours.com

Also, there are boat cruises (Orwell Cruise) from Ipswich docks and foot passenger ferries from Felixstowe/Harwich that can link up with taxis/public transport if that suits.

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If you decide to use the tour firm I've suggested, you could arrange to meet them at Manningtree Railway Station (the stop before Ipswich and usually/often cheaper train tickets including on 'split ticket' arrangements).

If you must/need to go to Ipswich first, for some reason, you could use their suggestion of Oyster Reach and take buses, including routes 92 and 97, from Old Cattle Market bus station or from Ipswich railway station to there. See what they suggest/advise.

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Thank you everyone for your suggestions. Our main goal of this tour is to visit a grave site at the All Saints Church in Holbrook.

I will contact the tour firm g0ack recommended, as that sounds like something that would work well for this visit. I appreciate everyone's assistance. Thank you!

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