Long Distance Routes

Explore some of the best promoted long distance routes in Suffolk

Suffolk is full of beautiful and varied landscapes, from the heritage coast to inspiring Constable Country to the wilds of the Brecks. The county is blessed with large swathes of forest and woodland, areas of heathland and lots of country parks and picnic sites. Throughout this landscape you can find many trails and promoted walking routes of varying lengths, and we have picked out a selection of Suffolk's best long distance routes on this page.

Angles Way

A 77 mile wander along the Waveney Valley

Brecks Trail

A 14 mile trail through healthland and forest in the Brecks

Bury to Clare Walk

A 19 mile stroll though west Suffolk's open countryside

East Suffolk Lines

22 different walks based around the East Suffolk Line between Ipswich and Lowestoft

Fynn Valley Path

A 10 mile stroll though the picturesque Fynn Valley

Icknield Way Path

112 miles of ancient way starting in Buckinghamshire and finishing at Knettishall Heath in Suffolk

Lark Valley Path

A lovely 13 mile jaunt along the Lark Valley

Mid Suffolk Footpath

A gentle 20 mile walk through the heart of Suffolk

Sailors' Path

Follow in the footsteps of sailors for 6 miles between Snape and Aldeburgh

Sandlings Walk

59 beautiful miles between Southwold and Ipswich in the east of the county

St Edmund Way

A glorious 79 mile walk across Suffolk from just over the southern border in Manningtree to Brandon in the north

Stour and Orwell Walk

A 40 mile wander along the River Orwell and River Stour

Stour Valley Path

60 stunning miles along the Stour Valley between Newmarket and Cattawade

Suffolk Coast Path

A 60 mile walk along the whole of the glorious Suffolk coast