The Gatehouse Blog

Indulge in eclectic entertainment in Ipswich

Ipswich is the oldest continuously occupied town in the UK and is steeped in history and culture. Under the Roman Empire, the surrounding area formed a major inland route to settlements and rural towns via the Gipping and Orwell rivers. Today, the town reflects extensive rebuilding and gentrification which has seen the former industrial dock...
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Exploring Ipswich’s stunning architecture

Ipswich is one of the oldest towns in England and its history can be traced back to Roman times. The location made it strategically important from a trading and supply perspective because of the close proximity to the Orwell and Gipping rivers. The development of the town really took place in the Middle Ages, particularly...
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Visit one of Suffolk’s most significant historical sites

Sutton Hoo is a significant historical site, particularly for historians interested in the early medieval period. There are two cemeteries on the site, dating back to the 6th and 7th century respectively. A huge amount of amazing artefacts have been uncovered from them but many still remain. The most impressive is an Anglo-Saxon burial ship...
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Hosting your business event in Ipswich

Countless polls and surveys over recent years have shown that Ipswich is one of the most desirable places to live and work in the UK right now. With high employment rates and one of the fastest recorded broadband speeds in the country, Ipswich provides considerable support for new and existing businesses. When you add to...
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