Drivers are facing long delays on the A14 near Ipswich this morning as the Suffolk Show kicks off.

Queues are forming in the eastbound carriageway from the Nacton Road turn-off to back past the Copdock Interchange on Wednesday morning.

Thousands of people are making their way to day one of the Suffolk Show at Trinity Park, just outside of Ipswich, today. 

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Traffic is expected to be busier than usual around the town today as people make their way to the event. 

There is plenty to do at the Suffolk Show this year including a number of free events.

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The gates to the show open at 7am both days with the last entry at 7pm on Wednesday and 5.30pm on Thursday.

How to make your way to the Suffolk Show

In addition to shuttle busses running from the train station to the showground you can get to Trinity Park by:

Car - The Suffolk Show is held at Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH.

Bus - A number of bus services are available from Ipswich central and Ipswich Railway.

Bike - There will be a dedicated cycle parking area at the main Felixstowe Road entrance to the showground.

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Train - Ipswich railway station is just five miles away from Trinity Park. Ipswich Buses will run a shuttle service from the train station to Trinity Park.

Taxi - There is a taxi drop-off point on Murrills Road, off the roundabout at Gate One. Visitors can then enter the showground through the pedestrian entrance.

Coach - Coaches enter through Gate One and there is a designated coach park. The coach driver is admitted free to the show.