Autumn is such an exciting time of year in the countryside. With these misty mornings we will soon be seeing interesting fungi sprouting up everywhere, why not sign up for a fungus foray? Or for real excitement look out for red deer rutting at Westleton Heath. We love to see a starling murmuration one of nature's magical displays. If you know of a great place to witness any of these please let us know, or if you have photos that you would like to share we would love to see them.
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.
Barningham and Market Weston - Three Walks, Two Villages
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!
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
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.
A walk along raised river bank and fields. Enjoy the views of Cob Island, a haunt of cormorants, and the town marshes with their many dykes, and winter home to migratory swans and geese.
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