Walks up to 6 miles

ROUTES UNDER 3 MILES

Take a walk on the wild side(Barton Mills) explore six different wetland habitats in this short walk along the banks of the River Lark, just a stone’s throw away from Mildenhall's Market Cross

Adnams Aldeburgh admire the lovely views that Aldeburgh has to offer

Adnams Snape take in the wonderful views of Snape Marshes, purchased by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust in 2009

Adnams Blythburgh this scenic walk follows the river Blyth downstream towards Walberswick, following the river wall, before returning via Blythburgh

Valley Trail this 3 mile trail follows the disused railway line that linked Sudbury to Cambridge

Vicarage Plantation to commemorate the Millennium, parishioners of Mendlesham decided to create a woodland, which there is now, 12.5 acres of woodland for you to explore

 Westhorpe Circular this pretty walk takes you close to the historic Westhorpe Deer Park, where deer still roam. And along ancient paths past Westhorpe Hall, once home to Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII

Ilketshall  enjoy the special landscape created by these ancient grazed common lands. Here barn owls, kestrels and great crested newts make their home and in summer the meadows are ablaze with flowers, attracting an abundance of insects

Barrow & Denham stroll through this historic village on your way to Wilsummer wood, with its tumbling stream and profusion of bluebells, oxlips and early purple orchids

Beyton Circular Walk  pause awhile to wander in the medieval church with its buttressed tower and medieval wood carvings, enjoy the wooded walk and make friends with the resident geese on the village pond

Carlton Marshes this walk explores a varied and attractive part of the Waveney Valley. It takes you through Carlton Marsh nature reserve, grazing marshes and arable fields and along the riverbank

Cavenham Heath is an international significant site and has been designated an Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

Coddenham Circular Walks  follow two varied and interesting circular walks of just 2.5 and 3.5 miles around the ancient village of Coddenham and its surrounding area

Earsham has three circular walks from Earsham Street Cafe in the centre of the picturesque Waveney Valley town of Bungay.

Lavenham is steeped in history. Admire its stunning buildings and scenery

Melford Long Melford boasts the longest tree-lined village street in the country

Suffolk Coast and Heaths Explorer – Snape two wonderful walks on the bank of the River Alde

Suffolk Four Ferries a wonderful way to visit the beautiful coast and estuaries of the AONB while walking or cycling

Suffolk Wildlife Trust Dunwich Forest Dartmoor ponies can be found grazing in the open areas of the forest

Stradbroke a short circular walk around this lovely village with its elegant old buildings and magnificent church, set amidst quiet rolling countryside

Threads Trail – Hadleigh  Hadleigh has a fascinating history reflected in over 250 listed buildings, from its fabulous rise to fortune during the Middle Ages due to the burgeoning wool and silk trade, through to the establishment of The East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing in the 1930s at Benton End

 

ROUTES 3 TO 6 MILES

The Saints Villages and the Waveney Valley the Saints Villages are a compact group of 9 parishes that stretch from the edge of the Waveney Valley onto the High Suffolk plateau

Threads Trail - Long Melford this walk takes you along Bull Lane to the grassy Melford Walk. The walk returns through the centre of town before heading up to the magnificent Holy Trinity Church, following a section of the Stour Valley Path

Barningham and Market Weston circular walks the village of Barningham has its roots in an Anglo Saxon tribe, who’s Chief, Beorn, came to this area around 14 centuries ago 

Warreners Walk (Mildenhall Woods) an easy enjoyable walk. Listen for the song of the woodlark in spring and discover the rare wildlife of the forest. Gain an insight into a bygone age when rabbits were 'King of the Brecks'

Ixworth Circular Walks  Ixworth is steeped in history, having been occupied through the ages by Celtic and Iceni tribes, the Romans, Angles, Saxons and Normans

Hadleigh Railway Walk park at either end of the railway walk and enjoy a very pleasant amble, cycle or horse ride along a level path from Hadleigh to Raydon

Hopton cum Knettishall the parish of Hopton cum Knettishall lies within Suffolk on the Norfolk border. All three walks start at All Saints Parish Church, Hopton 

Waveney Valley Walk - Carlton Marshes  a walk across the marshes to the River Waveney and returning along the Angles Way 

Aldeburgh Town Marsh Trail 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

Angels and Pinnacles - Clare the Angels & Pinnacles project covers six clusters of churches across Suffolk. Walk or cycle between the four churches to combine the best of the countryside with Suffolk's magnificent medieval heritage

Denham Circular Walk enjoy this walk amidst an historic landscape of world war two airfields

Mills & Meadows  (Bramford) walk beside the River Gipping, once navigated by barges, through the once wet grazing marshes and so to Sproughton with its tithe barn and mill

Waveney Valley Walk - Knettishall Heath Country Park the open landscape of Knettishall Heath was created about four thousand years ago when our Bronze Age ancestors cleared the forest for cultivation and grazing livestock

Martlesham Circular Walk this walk encompasses a variety of landscapes, wood, riverside and old heathland

St Peter South Elmham Walk an easy walk through high Suffolk past ancient churches, woodlands and ancient houses

Waveney Valley Walk - Redgrave & Lopham Fen Redgrave and Lopham Fen is an internationally important wetland site with recently restored fen, lush meadows, heath, woodland, pools and the source of the River Waveney

Barking & Back Again follow the route of burial processions from times past, enjoy the tranquillity of ancient Priestley Wood, a haven for wild flowers and birds

Rushmere, Kesgrave & Martlesham - Sandlings Circular Walk a walk on the fringes of Ipswich through the ancient Sandlings area of Suffolk and part of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Treasured Suffolk – Hoxne walk in the footsteps of a Saint and a Philanthropist to discover legends, murder and treasure!

Village of Two Mills (Pakenham) Circular Walk a gentle stroll through this unique village with its working watermill and windmill

Waveney Valley Walk – Bungay Bungay is a fine old market town rich in history and the town centre is officially recognised as a conservation area by English Heritage. At the centre are the remains of Roger Bigod's castle rebuilt in 1294 on the site of previous castles

Sutton, Hollesley & Rendlesham - Sandlings Circular Walks stroll through the heathland, admire its beautiful and often rare plants and flowers 

Trimley Circular Walk Trimley Marshes this circular walk guides you around the 3,400 acre estate owned by Trinity College, Cambridge, past Felixstowe Port with over 125 years of history, Trimley Marshes Nature Reserve and Loompit Lake with its impressive colony of cormorants

Angels and Pinnacles Woolpit the Angels & Pinnacles project covers six clusters of churches across Suffolk. Walk or cycle between the churches to combine the best of the countryside with Suffolk's magnificent medieval heritage

Capel St. Mary Circular Walks  this walk is across undulating farmland along grassy paths and tracks

Gainsborough Trail Meadow this is the first section of the Gainsborough Trail,an approximate 12.4 mile continuous walkable route will eventually encompass the whole of the Sudbury area

Adnams Pin Mill pub walk beginning and ending at the Butt and Oyster. Take in the views of the saltmarshes, Pin Mill, marina and Woolverston Hall

Adnams Levington starts and ends at the Ship Inn. Views of the Orwell estuary, the river and the port of Felixstowe

Adnams Waldringfield  Maybush pub walk

Adnams Woodbridge  this walk will take you passed Woodbridge Tide Mill. It ceased trading as a corn mill in 1957 but dates back to at least 1170

Adnams Butley  starting at the Butley Oyster, this walk will take you to the remnants of Butley Priory, passed Butley church and to Butley Mills

Adnams Orford on this walk you will see Orford Ness, which is the largest vegetated shingle spit in Europe

Adnams Eastbridge gentle walk taking in woodland, heath, beach and marshland

Adnams Westleton a walk taking you through Dunwich Forest, Westleton Heath and Dunwich Heath

Adnams Walberswick  walk to the beach and marshes and to the river Blyth and Walberswick Common

Adnams Southwold a walk around the delightful seaside town

Adnams Wrentham  a gentle walk on quiet lanes and byways. Visit the impressive, but ruined, St Andrews Church, probably dating from the 15th century

Baylham and Beyond pass through the mysteriously named ‘Devils Grove’, and admire the 18th century Baylham Mill

Brandon Country Park Guide there are a number of guided trails at the park, a visitor centre, tea room and mausoleum

Beccles Marsh this walk explores an area of grazing marsh on the outskirts of Beccles

Debenham this delightful walk takes you across the river Deben, past Priory field and along Millennium Wood

Earl Stonham offers beautiful countryside and gentle walks

Earsham has three circular walks from Earsham Street Cafe in the centre of the picturesque Waveney Valley town of Bungay.

Eye Airfield The 490th Bomb Group (H) Heritage Walks taking you back to WW2.

Eye Town Map Eye is a picturesque market town with more listed buildings than Lavenham

Gislingham a rural mid Suffolk village, dating back to at least 9th century

Great Bricett the lovely village of Great Bricett is nestled in the heart of rural Suffolk and has a long and varied history

Hadleigh is an ancient market town situated next to the river Brett

Hepworth a village full of rural charm

Treasured Suffolk – Hoxne is a picture postcard village steeped in history, with a unique and ancient past

Kersey visit one of the most picturesque villages in East Anglia

Leavenheath is located on the edge of the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty giving you the choice and variety of 4 walks with plenty of character

Middleton Cum Fordley Middleton is part of the highly acclaimed Suffolk Heritage Coastal area

Orwell Country Park was officially opened to the public in 1995 and consists of over 200 acres

Ousden - the name thought to derive from Owl Valley, lies within the scenic beauty of this lovely corner of Suffolk.

Saint Cross South Elmham ancient Suffolk village dating to the Anglo-Saxon period

Snape Explorer The Sailors' Path follows a beautiful route between Snape Maltings and Aldeburgh. Two shorter routes in this guide explore Snape Warren and the marshes and village of Snape

Suffolk Coast and Heaths Explorer – Thorpeness walk through the heart of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB

Suffolk Coast and Heaths Explorer – Walberswick the historic village of Walberswick is the perfect place from which to explore Suffolk’s unique coastal landscape

Suffolk Coast and Heaths Explorer – Wherstead  on this walk discover wonderful woodland, farmland and the Orwell riverbank

Suffolk Coast and Heaths Explorer – Sutton Heath a beautiful area of lowland heath, forest and farmland

Southwold is a charming seaside town on the Suffolk heritage coast

Syleham St Margaret’s Church is one, of only 38, existing round tower churches in Suffolk

Threads Lavenham (A celebration of Suffolk’s wool towns) weave through the historic lanes of Lavenham and be taken on a journey of mediaeval England

Threads Sudbury (A celebration of Suffolk’s wool towns) set in the meandering Stour Valley, an area of outstanding beauty immortalised by local painter John Constable

Treasured Suffolk – Combs and Badley step back in time in this treasured piece of Suffolk countryside

Wickham Market walks through and around this delightful, historic village

Wetheringsett cum Brockford where you can enjoy walks through a picturesque corner of rural Suffolk and can also visit the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum

Wortham and Burgate are situated amongst eight beautiful grassland commons, all with their own character and wildlife.

 

The walk along the old railway line and across the water meadows at Sudbury was very good - one of the best walks I have ever been on