Perfect Partners

Orwell Fitness is a unique community driven gym based in our barn warehouse on-site. Orwell Fitness was established in 2018 by Kirsty Turner and Darren Hotten with one goal in mind – to provide the most effective, enjoyable fitness experience in Ipswich.

Orwell Fitness has been fully fitted out with two shower and changing rooms, two toilets and an onsite physiotherapy room. The gym offers an extensive range of high end equipment including a multifunctional 34ft rig.

Field Fit, Bootcamp, OCR, blog

Ultimately, Field Fit embraces a way of getting fit and having loads of fun at the same time, making the most of the great outdoors and training in a way that will motivate you every time because it’s so varied. The best thing about bootcamp’s and OCR is that it is accessible to everyone of all abilities and ages, and it gives adults permission to channel their inner child!

No matter how old you are, how fit you are or how able you are, the Pilates Studio has a class for you.  All ages and abilities are welcome to both mat and apparatus classes. From individual lessons to small group classes Penny and her instructors use the knowledge of the principles of the Pilates method.

For more information, visit Penny Jones Pilates

This boutique Hair Salon is located in the Cook House. It’s cool, relaxing and informal whilst offering you the very latest styles, treatments & consultancy for your desired look. Staff are highly trained with a wealth of experience covering all factors, from professional colour techniques through to precision cutting expertise.  With the goal to make you feel gorgeous before you leave, whether you are looking for a complete change or just a freshen up, Damien and his team look forward to welcoming you. 01473 786 684
Bodylines, established in 1992 and recently moved into the Cook House, where the stunning setting and expert services unite to create a unique ambience for the treatment rooms.

With over 26 years experience within the beauty industry, salon owner Nicola and the Bodylines long-serving team of therapists offer a specific selection of reputable treatments.

The Cookhouse, restaurant, building

Bentley Interiors is a local, family run kitchen, bathroom and interior showroom located upstairs in the Cook House. Bentley offer a fully comprehensive and individual service and manage all projects from design to completion. As an independent showroom it has a great selection of suppliers so you see a wide range of styles, colours and finishes; and the only restriction is by your imagination!

Bentley works closely with local suppliers and tradespeople to give customers the quality and finish you would expect.

Feel free to drop-in at the showroom or get in contact via email or call on 01473 786683.  Bentley Interiors

Thistle & Fern in the garden barn at Suffolk Food Hall, with a fresh flower stand every Friday and Saturday! As well as the usual 'pick me up' bunches and jam jars at the tills Friday to Monday. Please do order directly to avoid any disappointment as limited stocks are available.

If you have a special occasion that falls on a Sunday, Thistle & Fern can arrange for you to collect from the Food Hall's contactless collection point, or in-store.

Local flower deliveries are available from £5, Friday to Sunday.

Thistle & Fern also create bespoke Wedding and 'Farewell Flowers' throughout the week . To arrange please call and talk through or organise a consultation.

Floral workshops are coming soon, please keep an eye out on social media for these, but if you'd like to organise a workshop please get in touch.

Call or drop-in to talk about workshops or pre-order flowers for collection call 07931 162034, email or message Thistle & Fern on Facebook or Instagram.

The Cook House is also home to several food artisans.  Come and meet the Operators of the commercial kitchens, including Our Kitchen.