Welcome to Holbrook

Holbrook is a village situated close to the northern shore of the estuary of the River Stour in Suffolk. It is located on the Shotley Peninsular in Babergh district, around 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Ipswich.

To the south of the village is the Royal Hospital School (RHS), which moved to this site in 1933 after having been housed at Greenwich Hospital since 1693. RHS is a co-educational, independent day and boarding school with naval traditions.

Lower Holbrook is a hamlet between the villages of Holbrook and Harkstead.

The village has two pubs, The Compasses and The Swan, a Co-op store, a butcher, and a village hall. The area is served by a primary school and Holbrook Academy, which shares a site with the Peninsula Sports Centre.

Holbrook has an on-call fire station. Holbrook's policing is  provided by the Hadleigh Safer Neighbourhood Team. The village is visited by the mobile library service, a pizza maker and a fish & chip van.  The village has its own website which brings together useful and interesting information about Holbrook, its facilities and the wide range of events and groups that help to make it a thriving community.


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