VISITING INFORMATION

Royal Hospital School
Holbrook, Ipswich
Suffolk, IP9 2RX

Main Switchboard & Reception
01473 326200
reception@royalhospitalschool.org

Admissions
01473 326136
admissions@royalhospitalschool.org

International Admissions
+44(0)1473 326179
admissions@royalhospitalschool.org

For information on transport for day pupils via our bus network and travel arrangements for boarders visit our Daily Transport & Routine page.



Transport

Car

The Royal Hospital School is located on the B1080 between the villages of Stutton and Holbrook.

From the A14 take the exit signposted A137 towards Ipswich. At the roundabout you will see a sign to the Royal Hospital School which will direct you under the Orwell Bridge on the B1456 from which take a right on to the B1080 through the village of Holbrook and onwards to the School.

From the A12 take the exit for the B1070 towards East Bergholt and continue towards Manningtree where a sign to the Royal Hospital School will direct you from the roundabout on the A137 towards Ipswich. From the A137 turn right towards Stutton, passing through the village and onwards to the School.

Parking
Day to day visitors' parking is directly outside the Main Reception of the School. Please let us know in advance if you require a reserved parking space. If you are visiting for a particular event, specific event parking signage will direct you to the available parking on the day.

Train

The nearest main-line train stations from London and Norwich are at Ipswich and Manningtree and taxis are normally available from both.

Manningtree Railway Station, Lawford, Manningtree CO11 2LH

Ipswich Railway Station, Burrell Rd, Ipswich IP2 8AL



Plane

London Stansted Airport (48 miles)
Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW
www.stanstedairport.com

London Luton Airport (99 miles)
Airport Way, Luton LU2 9LY

www.london-luton.co.uk

London Gatwick Airport (99 miles)
Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP
www.gatwickairport.com

London Heathrow Airport (107 miles)
Longford TW6
www.heathrow.com

Taxi

Manningtree

Manningtree Taxis (Manningtree) 01206 393333
Riverside Taxis (Lawford) 01206 397563
Topmarx Taxis (Manningtree) 01206 395449
Ian’s Taxi Service (5 seater vehicle for Manningtree and Surrounding Areas) 07764599261

Ipswich

Avenue Taxis Ltd (Ipswich) 01473 888888
Hawk Express Cabs Ltd (Ipswich) 01473 222222

Bus

Public transport bus timetables can be viewed at www.ipswichbuses.co.uk.
The number 92 can be taken directly to a bus stop outside the School. The number 98/202 only stops locally in Holbrook by The Compasses Inn.

Buses can be booked from Stansted airport via the Stansted Express bus service.

Ferry

Harwich links to Hook of Holland via the Stena Line.

Local Information

Bed & Breakfast/Self-Catering Accommodation

The Old Shop (5 mins)
www.theoldshopholidays.co.uk
Church Road, Stutton, IP9 2SJ

Sarah & Paul Garrity | sarah.garrity@outlook.com
Two self-catering apartments available
Upstairs apartment (sleeps up to 4 people) from £70 per night
Downstairs apartment (sleeps up to 4 people) from £60 per night

Chimneys B&B (5 mins)
www.classiclodging.co.uk
Woodlands Lane, Holbrook, IP9 2PW

Mrs C Carey | 01473 327658 | 07899 928537 | classiclodging@hotmail.com
King size/twin room £85 or £65 for a single, both include a full English breakfast
Additional charge of £7.50 per head on a bank holiday

The Garden Cabin (7 mins)
www.thegardencabinsuffolk.co.uk
Lemons Hill, Tattingstone, IP9 2NH

Mrs Rebecca Barns | 07889216608 | thegardencabin@gmail.com
£50 a night, sleeps up to 4 people – Double and two single beds

At the Johnsons B&B (7 mins)
www.atthejohnsons.co.uk
1 Holly Cottages, Church Road, Tattingstone, IP9 2LZ

Kay & Martin Johnson | 01473 326927 | 07770 260260 | info@atthejohnsons.co.uk
Twin/double room - 2 rooms £80 per night, single - £75 per night

The Buttery (9 mins)
www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk
Lodge Farm, Freston, IP9 1AG

Sleeps two, self-catering
Per week £355 - £410, short breaks £233 (3-4 nights)

The Dairy (9 mins)
www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk
Lodge Farm, Freston, IP9 1AG

Sleeps six, self-catering
Per week £392, short breaks £212 - £303 (3-4 nights), Christmas £492

The Parlour (9 mins)
www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk
Lodge Farm, Freston, IP9 1AG

Sleeps four, self-catering
Per week £610 -£740, short breaks £394 - £521 (2-3 nights)

Orchard Barn (10 mins)
www.eastbergholtbandb.wordpress.com
6 Beehive Close, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6AY

Mrs Becca Brown | 01206 299766 | 07718 808113 | info@eastbergholtbandb.co.uk
Double £80, single £50

Maytrees (10 mins)
www.maytreeswoolverstone.co.uk
7 Harkstead Lane, Woolverstone, IP9 1BB

Mrs Jane Gould | 01473 780777 | bookings@maytreeswoolverstone.co.uk
Double room £80 (2 people), £55 (1 person) or twin £70 (2 people), £50 (1 person)

Hill House B&B (13 mins)
www.wrinchfarmstay.co.uk
Wades Lane, Shotley IP9 1EW

Mrs Hazel Wrinch | 01473 787318 | 07887 941921 | hazel@wrinchfarmstay.co.uk
Prices start from £75 dependent on season

Orwell View Barns (13 mins)
www.orwellviewbarns.co.uk
Wades Lane, Shotley IP9 1EW

Mrs Hazel Wrinch | 01473 787318 | 07887 941921 | info@orwellviewbarns.co.uk
Prices start from £75 dependent on season

The Garden Flat (15 mins)
www.netherhall.net
Nether Hall, Shotley, Ipswich, IP9 1PW

Mrs Deborah Baynes | 01473 788300 | deborah@deborahbaynes.co.uk
Flat with a double and single room – suitable for a family of three
Two night minimum stay, four star rating Visit England SC, £200 for two nights

Foxgloves B&B (15 mins)
Garndish Road, East Bergholt CO7 6UR

Mrs Karen Mills | 01206 299771
Double room £95, single £50 and three-person occupancy £130 (continental breakfast included)

Emsworth House B&B (18 mins)
www.emsworthhouse.co.uk
Ship Hill, Station Road, Bradfield, Nr Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2UP

Mrs Penny Linton | +44 (0)1255 870860 | emsworthhouse@hotmail.com
Double £95 per room per night, single £80 per room per night, four star rating Visit England

Curlews (18 mins)
www.bnbselect.com/bnb/36075
Station Road, Bradfield, Manningtree, CO11 2UP

Ms Margherita Petrie | 01255 870890 | margherita@curlewsaccommodation.co.uk
Double £60 per room per night, single £35 per room per night, four star rating Visit England Silver Award B&B

The Shipwreck Lofts (20 mins)
www.shipwreckloft.co.uk
Shotley Marina. Shotley Gate, Suffolk, IP9 1QJ

enquiries@shipwreckloft.co.uk
Prices start from £80 per room per night based on two sharing

Dairy House Farm (25 mins)
www.dairyhousefarm.info
Bradfield Road, Wix, Manningtree CO11 2SR

Mrs Bridget Whitworth | 01255 870322 | bridgetwhitworth@hotmail.com
Double from £75 including breakfast, single from £55 including breakfast, four star rating AA B&B

The Suffolk Escape (25 mins)
www.suffolkescape.co.uk
Northlands Farm, Priory Road, Hintlesham, Ipswich IP8 3NX

01473 652 149
Prices from £525 Monday to Friday

The Giraffe House (25 mins)
www.giraffehouse.co.uk
22a Spring Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2RT

07764 212451
stay@thegiraffehouse.co.uk
Sleeps two, £85 for one night or two nights for £75 per night

Hotels

The Oyster Reach (9 mins)
www.premierinn.com
Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Ipswich Suffolk, IP2 8ND

08701 977143 | 01473 692372
Prices from £82 per night dependent on season and availability

Novotel Ipswich (15 mins)
www.novotel.co.uk
Grey Friars Road, Ipswich, IP1 1UP

01473 232400
Prices from £50 per night dependent on room and season

Travelodge Capel St Mary (15 mins)
www.travelodge.com
A12 Southbound, Bentley Service Area, Capel St Mary, IP9 2JP

08719 846042
Prices from £68 per room per night

Mistley Thorn (15 mins)
High Street, Mistley, Essex, CO11 1HE

01206 392821 | info@mistleythorn.co.uk
Prices from £85 per room per night

Holiday Inn Orwell (16 mins)
www.holidayinn.co.uk
Havens Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9SJ

08714 234876
Prices from £61 per room per night

Holiday Inn Ipswich (18 mins)
www.holidayinn.co.uk
London Road, Ipswich IP2 0UA

0871 942 9045 to book call quoting ‘LG07IPS’
Prices from £61 per room per night

Belstead Brook Hotel (18 mins)
Belstead Rd, Ipswich IP2 9HB

01473 684241
Prices from £72 per room per night

Premier Inn (20 mins)
33 Key Street, Ipswich IP4 1BZ

www.premierinn.com
08471 5279388

Salthouse Harbour Hotel (20 mins)
1 Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AX

01473 226789
Prices from £160 for a double room

Premier Inn (20 mins)
www.premierinn.com
Old Hadleigh Road, Ipswich, IP8 3AR

08715 278548
Prices from £60 per room per night

Maison Talbooth (20 mins)
www.milsomhotels.com
Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HN

01206 322267 | maison@milsomhotels.com
Prices from £395 per room per night

Milsoms (20 mins)
www.milsomhotels.com
Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HW

01206 322795 | milsoms@milsomhotels.com
Prices from £110 per room per night

Kesgrave Hall (24 mins)
www.milsomhotels.com
Hall Road, Kesgrave, IP5 2PU

01473 333741 | reception@kesgravehall.com
Prices from £110 per room per night

Hintlesham Hall Hotel (25 mins)
Hintlesham, Ipswich IP8 3NS

01473 652 334
Bed and breakfast rooms start from £120 per night

Seckford Hall (28 mins)
Great Bealings, Woodbridge IP13 6NU

01394 385678
Prices from £119 per room per night

Restaurants

Suffolk Food Hall
www.suffolkfoodhall.co.uk
Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB, Ipswich IP9 2AB
01473 786610

Lucca Enoteca
www.luccafoods.co.uk
39-43 High St, Manningtree CO11 1AH
01206 390044

Jimmy’s Farm
www.jimmysfarm.com
Pannington Hall Ln, Ipswich IP9 2AP
0844 493 8088

Mistley Thorn
www.mistleythorn.co.uk
High Street, Mistley, Essex, CO11 1HE
01206 392821 | info@mistleythorn.co.uk

Maison Talbooth
www.milsomhotels.com
Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HN
01206 322267 | maison@milsomhotels.com

Milsoms
www.milsomhotels.com
Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HW
01206 322795 | milsoms@milsomhotels.com

Kesgrave Hall
www.milsomhotels.com
Hall Road, Kesgrave, IP5 2PU
01473 333741 | reception@kesgravehall.com

Butt and Oyster
www.debeninns.co.uk
Pin Mill, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 1JW
01473 780 764

The Fox
www.debeninns.co.uk
The Street, Newbourne, Woodbridge, IP12 4NY
01473 736 307

The Shipwreck Inn
shipwreckpub.co.uk
Shotley Marina. Shotley Gate, Suffolk, IP9 1QJ
01473 788865