Out and About
The area is ideal for walking, cycling and horse riding.
It also has a linked bridleway to Ipswich.
If you want to go futher try the Discover Suffolk site.
From an Internet search for walks in the Gipping Valley you will find details on numerous walks from Ipswich to Stowmarket.
More locally there are a number of circular routes some are described in detail in Other walks.
The Public Rights of Way is a also a good source of information for the wider area.
For those who enjoy geocaching there are a few routes in the area to be found here.
For those interested in cycling remember that you can use the bridleways to link up to other areas.
A useful route planning site is here. It provides a point to point route definition including a contour and down-loadable GPX route information.
There is also a useful site, including local maps, run by GreenSuffolk here.
The area has numerous opportunities for with both river and lake fishing near to hand.
A useful starter would be to follow the contacts from this link.