25 Jun

Enjoy all the culture Stowmarket has to offer

Enjoy all the culture Stowmarket has to offer

Those looking to relocate to a quiet town in the south-east of England may find Stowmarket in Suffolk is the ideal location for them.

Situated on the A14 trunk road between Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich, the market town is home to around 19,000 residents.

"Even though it is growing in size and population Stowmarket still hasn’t lost its charm, with a variety of listed buildings, typical of Suffolk's towns and villages," a statement on Stowmarket Town Council's website reads.

People looking at property for sale in Stowmarket, will probably stumble across the church of St Peter and St Mary which dates back to the 14th century.

Culture lovers will also be delighted to learn that Stowmarket is home to the Museum of East Anglian Life, which is located close to the centre of the town.

Stowmarket could be a great choice for those with children, as there are 13 primary schools and five secondary schools within a five-mile radius of the centre.

It also boasts a golf club and a leisure centre for exercise enthusiasts and those who enjoy taking part in individual and team sports.

The leisure centre features a dance and fitness studio, a gym, three swimming pools, a climbing wall, an Astroturf pitch and much more.

Music fans can make use of the John Peel Centre for Creative Arts and they will enjoy the town in summer, as it plays host to a festival called Stow-Fest, at which a large number of bands and artists from the surrounding area perform.

Film fans and theatre lovers are also catered for, as the town has its own theatre and cinema called the Regal.

Those who work in London may be interested in property for sale in Stowmarket, as it is only around an hour and a half on the train from the centre of the city.

Stowmarket railway station is on the Great Eastern Main Line that runs from London Liverpool Street to Norwich.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801392829-ADNFCR

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