Discover Suffolk - Walks, Cycle Routes and Countryside Places to Visit in Suffolk

Barningham and Market Weston Parish Councils and the team at Discover Suffolk have been beavering away, creating a beautiful new circular walk leaflet.   Combine it with the Hopton cum Knettishall walks, and The Stanton Rides, and you'll pretty much have the whole area covered - and probably plenty of blisters too! 

Welcome to Discover Suffolk, Suffolk County Council's official countryside website for walks and cycle routes in Suffolk.

From the Brecks to the Sandlings and from the Broads to the estuaries, Suffolk is a county best explored on foot, from a bicycle or on the back of a horse. With over 5,000km of waymarked paths, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, long distance footpaths and national cycle routes, Suffolk offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.

Within this website you will find inspiration on everything from a riverside stroll for all the family to a day long hike along secluded valleys. Download over 70 circular walks, long distance walking trails and cycle routes and discover all of Suffolk's country parks, nature reserves and picnic sites.

NEW
Hopton cum Knettishall - Three Beautiful Circular Walks.
Explore the delightful landscape around Hopton with 3 walks from 2-8 miles long.

Enjoy Suffolk's Quiet Lanes
'Quiet Lanes Suffolk' is a pilot project that aims to preserve the rural nature of Suffolk’s lanes for all to enjoy. Quiet Lanes are minor rural roads on which all users, large and small, on wheels or legs, respect each other. To find out more about the pilot project and see where the Quiet Lanes are, CLICK HERE

Angels and Pinnacles
Discover Suffolk's magnificent medieval heritage around Eye, Framlingham, Southwold, Clare and Woolpit.


Easy Going Trails (15mb) 
Discover 18 very easy to follow routes across Suffolk that get you close to nature in the very heart of the countryside. Designed  for all abilities, each walk has been assessed by a wheelchair user. Packs can be posted - simply contact us and let us know how many you would like. 

Route of the Month

Sailors' Path Explorer

Sailors' Path Explorer


The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of Britain’s finest landscapes. It extends from the Stour Estuary in the south to the eastern fringe of Ipswich and, in the north, to Kessingland. It covers 403 square kilometres, including wildlife rich wetlands, ancient heaths, windswept shingle beaches and historic towns and villages.

This Guide features the Sailors’ Path between Snape and Aldeburgh and two shorter routes from Snape Maltings.

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