Lindsey St James's Chapel

Interior view of Lindsey St James's Chapel
External view of chapel

Free Entry

Open daily 10am to 4 pm


Kersey Road, Lindsey, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 6QA

Before You Go

A pretty thatched 13th-century chapel with lancet windows, likely to have been built for use by residents of the nearby Castle of Lindsey.

Read more about the history of the chapel.

Before You Go

Parking: Parking is informal and next to the highway - be aware that vehicles may be passing.

Facilities: There are no facilities at the chapel but it is close to Lavenham and Long Melford where there are a variety of shops and places to eat.

Dogs: Assistance dogs only.

Plan a Great Day Out

Why not head towards the coast next and visit Landguard Fort, a 45-minute drive from Lindsey.  This impressive safe haven defended the approach to Harwich Harbour, and was the site of the last opposed seaward invasion of England by the Dutch in 1667.

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