About Stowmarket

About Stowmarket

Stowmarket is a small town located in the heart of Suffolk, in the East of England. The town is situated between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, making it an ideal location for commuting to larger towns and cities. In this blog post, we will explore the various amenities that Stowmarket has to offer.


Stowmarket has several good primary and secondary schools, including Stowmarket High School, which has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. There are also several independent schools in the area, such as Finborough School and Woodbridge School.

Train Links

Stowmarket is well-connected by train, with regular services to London Liverpool Street, Norwich, Cambridge and Ipswich. The town’s train station is located just a short walk from the town centre, making it a convenient mode of transport for commuters and those looking to explore further afield.


There are several doctors’ surgeries in Stowmarket, including the Cedars Surgery and the Combs Ford Surgery. There is also a Minor Injuries Unit at Stowmarket Health Centre, which provides urgent care for non-life-threatening injuries.


Stowmarket has a range of restaurants and eateries to suit all tastes and budgets. The Riverside Hotel and Restaurant is a popular spot for a romantic dinner, while The Fox and Hounds pub offers traditional pub grub. For something a little more exotic, there is also the Spice Garden Indian restaurant.


Stowmarket has a good range of independent and chain stores, including an Asda superstore, Tesco Extra supermarket, a Boots pharmacy and a WHSmith. The town also has a weekly market, which takes place on Thursdays and Saturdays.

In conclusion, Stowmarket may be a small town, but it has a lot to offer. With excellent transport links, good schools, a range of shops and restaurants, and access to medical care, it is an ideal location for families and commuters alike.

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