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Discover Suffolk App

Suffolk Walking, Cycling and Riding Mobile App

Discover Suffolk has developed a free walking, cycling and riding mobile app to help people access the countryside with confidence and enjoy over a hundred walking, cycling, and riding routes throughout the county.

The app condenses a comprehensive library of tried and tested walking, cycling and riding trails along with high-quality Ordnance Survey mapping into a pocket-sized solution that you can take anywhere.

Free to download and use, the Discover Suffolk App is available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Discover Suffolk App

Ordnance Survey maps in your pocket

Use the intuitive mapping interface to navigate around the county with ease and access high quality Ordnance Survey mapping for free.

Discover Suffolk App

Check out 100s of trails in Suffolk

Search through a library of tried and tested walking, cycling and riding trails throughout the county. New routes being added weekly.

Discover Suffolk App

Detailed route guidance

Follow a digitised route and discover points of interest enroute. Download routes and maps to your phone to avoid mobile signal deadspots.

Discover Suffolk App

Download and use the app for free.

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Click the links below:


Discover Suffolk Challenge 2023

How to find and sign up to the Discover Suffolk Challenge 2023. See below for more information about the challenge.


Mapping Interface Tutorial

The main mapping interface is very intuitive to use.

This step-by-step guide shows you how to change viewing options, select different mapping layers and turn on features such as audio guides and notices and closures.

Discover Suffolk Challenge 2023

Discover Suffolk Challenge 2023

Get active in 2023 and explore the very best of Suffolk.

Discover Suffolk challenges you to walk at least 12 of their self-guided walks in 2023 to be in with the chance to win Cotswolds vouchers and tickets to the 2024 Suffolk Walking Festival.

We've placed golden tickets in the middle of all our walking routes for you to collect. Simply download the app, sign up to the challenge and track yourself walking one of our guided walks to collect a point.

When you complete the challenge you will be invited to take part in the prize draw.

Conditions of participation

Employees of the Discover Suffolk tourism organisation or Outdooractive are excluded from the prize draw. A newsletter subscription or similar is not a condition for participation.

No correspondence will be entered into about the prize draw. The winners will be informed in writing. The competition will run from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023.


In the draw there will be three prizes consisting of £100, £50 and £20 Cotswolds* vouchers. Each of the three winners will also receive four free tickets to the Suffolk Walking Festival in 2024.

*prizes subject to change based on availability at time of issue.

Terms and Conditions

The challenges are based on Central European Time. In order to take part in a Challenge, the qualifying activity 'Hiking' or similar must be recorded in the app. The guidelines of the app Community must be followed. Achieving a challenge goal does not result in receiving a prize! The users who achieve the challenge goal and meet all the general conditions will receive an email with an invitation to take part in a draw by completing a form. Anyone wishing to take part in this draw must submit a completed a form, stating their address and telephone number. The prizes are not awarded on the basis of the placement within the ranking list or the first goal to be achieved, but purely randomly at the beginning of January 2024.

For further information please visit the challenge page on Outdooractive's website.

Base Maps and Legends

The Discover Suffolk App gives users to two base map options: Outdooractive and Ordnance Survey. To help distinguish the many symbols and styles please study the mapping legends linked below.

Outdooractive Map

Derived from the Open Street Map database, the Outdooractive map is a clear, uncluttered base map for general navigation.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map

The OS Explorer 1:25,000 scale map has been developed especially for outdoor recreation and clearly shows public rights of way.

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map

The OS Landranger 1:50,000 scale map has been developed to be a multi-purpose, medium scale map for general navigation.

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