We want to share every stage of the project with as many people as possible, so you are welcome to visit the Longshed on general open days where you can have a quick look at what is going on whilst enjoying a walk along the Woodbridge waterfront or you can come to one of the many organised open days where we will be sharing and displaying the skills used by the Saxons to build such an impressive ship.

Full Address
The Longshed
Tide Mill Way
IP12 1FP

Opening times

In normal circumstances the Longshed is open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 11 am and 1 pm (updated 7 Jan 2020), but the building is currently closed to the public because of the Covid restrictions.

We are however currently working Monday to Friday with the end doors open so that you can what is going on inside.

Getting to the Longshed

By Car
Woodbridge stands on the A12, the road that links London and Lowestoft. From either direction follow signs to Woodbridge and take any entrance into the town locating one of the car park postcodes below.

By Rail
The East Suffolk Line runs between Ipswich and Lowestoft in Suffolk. The Woodbridge railway Station is a 5-minute walk from The Longshed. Trains run regularly throughout the week with a reduced service at the weekend. For train times please visit www.thetrainline.com or any other train ticket provider.

By Bus
The nearest bus stop to The Longshed is The Turban, Hamblin Road, Woodbridge. Use this route planner to find out how to get to Woodbridge by bus. It is a 5-10 minute walk from The Turban Centre to the Longshed

Car parking  – The Longshed does not have onsite parking. The nearest car parks can be found at the following locations and are app 5-10 minutes

Woodbridge Station Car Park
Station Road
IP12 4AU

Oak Lane Car Park
IP12 1AA

Lime Kiln Quay Road
IP12 1BB

Group visits

If you are a group of ten or more people and would like to arrange a visit please email contact@saxonship.org

School Visits

If you are a teacher who would like to organise a school visit, please email contact@saxonship.org