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Travel clockwise or anticlockwise on the M25 to reach Junction 28 – East Anglia via the A12.
Travel north-east on the A12.
Approaching Ipswich, you will reach the A12/A14 junction. Take the 3rd exit onto the A14 towards Felixstowe.
Exit at the next junction for Ipswich Central & Docks.
At the top of the slip road turn left towards Ipswich.
Go down a steep hill past the ski slope on your right.
At the roundabout turn right onto The Strand. Go past Fox’s Marina on your left, go under the Orwell Bridge and through Freston. Pass The Boot public house on the right.
Take the right fork towards Holbrook & the Royal Hospital School.
Go through Holbrook: past The Compasses public house on your right, down the hill and up the other side. Go past the Royal Hospital School on the left.
A little further on, the entrance to Alton Water is on the right.
From the North
As an alternative to using the M25, take the A1(M), then at junction 14 join the A14 towards Cambridge and then Ipswich. At Ipswich pass under the A12 and exit at the next junction for Ipswich Central & Docks. Pick up the directions above.