Lark Valley Path


The Lark Valley Path follows the meandering flow of the River Lark as it winds its way from Bury St Edmunds to Mildenhall, taking in stunning views and beautiful riverside scenery. You will also encounter woodland and heathland (especially glorious when the heather is out during the summer), fabulous parkland, and several points of interest such as West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village, Culford Hall, and Lackford Lakes Nature Reserve.

Further information: Long Distance Walkers Association

To avoid the A11 crossing at Barton Mills you may wish to retrace your steps to Icklingham where public transport connections can be made.

Lark Valley Path Waymarker

Distance: 13 miles

Waymarker: Red disc with yellow arrow and name

Start: Bury St Edmunds

Finish: Mildenhall

Route Overview

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Iron Bridge at Culford
The River Lark at West Stow
Remains of Fornham Park Church
Pump House at West Stow
Cavenham Heath
Snow Drops on the Lark Valley Path

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