East Suffolk Lines

The East Suffolk Line is the railway linking Ipswich and Lowestoft, travelling through east Suffolk's beautiful and unspoiled countryside. The line serves a string of towns in the east of the county, and the stations along the way provide ideal start and end points for the East Suffolk Line Walks series of 22 walks, taking you from Lowestoft to Felixstowe via many of east Suffolk's charming towns and villages. For the more hardened walker, 11 of the walks can be joined up to make a long distance trail of over 70 miles!

Distance: 22 walks varying between 1.5 miles and 14 miles, or 71 miles for the joined up route

East Suffolk Lines logo of a yellow sun coming up over rolling countryside

Waymark: white disc with The East Suffolk Lines logo and Ipswich - Lowestoft and Ipswich - Felixstowe in blue

Start: for the continuous route start at Ipswich or Lowestoft Station

Finish: for the continuous route finish at Lowestoft or Ipswich station

Further information:

  • Information about each of the 22 walks can be found on the East Suffolk Lines website, along with a downloadable booklet containing all of the walks
  • Information about the continuous route can be found on the Long Distance Walkers Association website