8 things a teen likes to do Ipswich

POSTED ON: 18/07/2019

The summer holiday's are fast approaching which means 6 weeks of keeping the kids entertained!

To give you some ideas and help you plan some days out in Ipswich with your family, we spoke to an actual Suffolk teenager and asked them what their favourite things to do in Ipswich are...

1. Indoor rock climbing at Avid Climbing

1. Indoor rock climbing at Avid Climbing


What do you like about
Avid Climbing?

"It's really fun and great exercise. The guys that work there are really helpful and it's not too competitive so there's a chilled atmosphere."

Find out more about Avid Climbing...

2. Go out shopping with friends

2. Go out shopping with friends


What is it about shopping in Ipswich that you like?


"Ipswich town centre has most of the shops I want to visit; for clothes I can go to H&M, Primark and Jack Wills, I can get new trainers at JD Sports, new books from Waterstones and new video games from GAME or CEX."

Browse shops and brands in Ipswich...

3. Arcades, Bowling and Ninja Tag at Superbowl UK

3. Arcades, Bowling and Ninja Tag at Superbowl UK


What's your favourite thing to in Superbowl UK?

"The Ninja Tag is really cool and something I've not seen at anywhere else."

How would you describe Ninja Tag to someone who hasn't been before?

"You basically get a wristband and have to run around the indoor assault course to tapping your wristband on coloured lights to get points as possible. Some of the lights you have to climb, jump, crawl and stretch for. It's really fun and gets quite competitive plus you work up a real sweat!"

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4. Going to the cinema

4. Going to the cinema
Empire cinema, buttermarket centre


"It's great that Ipswich now has two cinemas to choose from. The sofas in Empire are really comfy at the restaurants in the Buttermarket are great whilst Cineworld is right near the train station and has Nandos just outside."

"It's nice going to see a film with my mates and going to the shops afterwards or getting something to eat."

View the latest movie showings at Empire Cinema and Cineworld.

5. Indoor go karting at Anglia Karting

5. Indoor go karting at Anglia Karting


What do you like about Anglia karting? "

"It's one of best indoor karting tracks, the multi-levels and hairpin corners make it really exciting and it's really good fun with family or mates. It's also really good for people who love karting or a new to it."

Find out more about Anglia Karting...

6. Going out for food

6. Going out for food


What are your favourite places to eat out in Ipswich?

"There are loads of nice restaurants in Ipswich, the Buttermarket is great for a meal before or after the cinema and there are some nice places along the waterfront for a special treat."

"Some of my favourites are Spoons, Cosy Club and Pizza Express."

Find our perfect place to eat, use our 'Food & Drink Finder'...

7. Battlefield LIVE at Jimmy's Farm

7. Battlefield LIVE at Jimmy's Farm


How would you describe Battlefield LIVE to someone who hasn't been before?

"It's an outdoor laser quest, like paintball without the paint - it's pretty good. It's in the woods so you run about a lot or can be strategic and find a good hiding spot."

Click here for more information about Battlefield LIVE...

8. Doing an escape room

8. Doing an escape room


What do you like about escape rooms?

"They're fun and exciting, kind of like living in a video game or thriller film for an hour!"

How would you describe an escape room experience to someone who hasn't done one before?

"You get locked into a room and have to solve puzzles and clues to get escape before the time is up. Some of them are really hard but they're always really good."

Browse escape rooms in Ipswich...

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