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Godd stopping off place

Stopped to have a look as we are from the Ipswich, England area. Visitor centre has info about the... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Old Newton, United Kingdom
A very pretty town and a beautiful river

The water was warm enough to swim and easy access and parking at the bottom end of Labor in Vain... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Caroline T
Ripponden, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Stopped to have a look as we are from the Ipswich, England area. Visitor centre has info about the area. Unfortunately museum only open a couple of days a week so just pottered around the town looking at the buildings. There are some good antique...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The water was warm enough to swim and easy access and parking at the bottom end of Labor in Vain Rd. Loved Ipswich altogether. Such pretty and old houses.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline T
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had just a little time in Ipswich so we decided to walk along the river. Very scenic. It was summer, so pretty hot, bring bug spray to further enjoy the outdoors!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kaimonkey
Reviewed July 10, 2018

There is a pretty little path that winds along the river. There are resting spots with benches and shade. The river looked clean, the sound of rushing water was soothing. Not a special attraction, but if you are in town, you might as well have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DeenMerc
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We put our kayaks in at IRWA and paddled towards the town on a glass like waterway. The reflection of the surrounding trees on the water was stellar. Various birds, muskrats swimming even a turtle laying eggs on the bank. The town is about 1...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We walk by well preserved first period houses with gorgeous flower gardens! The scenery changes with the seasons! Green canopy in the summer reflected off the water! Gold's, reds, yellows and oranges in the fall. In the winter the river sometimes freezes and snow covers...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Betsy K
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Folks in Ipswich have created several short walks along the river. One is a lovely dirt trail which gives a stroller a lovely sense of privacy and wildness for a brief walk. Another is paved and includes a marvelous mural depicting area hstory from pre-contact...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Janis A
Reviewed April 12, 2017

I walk along the river almost everyday with my dog! It is a very photogenic area. It is perfect for water color and acrylic painters! There's a beautiful view everywhere you look! There are more 1st period houses along the river and up into the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Betsy K
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Canoe from topsfield to ipswich - a great journey. Couples and kids especially will love meandering.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank BHthegood
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Great river for the family! Beautiful trails as well as place to kayak and canoe. We are so luck to live so close to this river.

Date of experience: June 2016
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September 2, 2017|
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The Ipswich visitors center on Rt 133.
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