Suffolk Area Ramblers

Suffolk Walks in Booklet format

January

Friday, 19th, 10:30am at [TL855642], Bury St Edmunds., Meet at the Abbey Gate. Leisurely walk., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Dave H
Saturday, 20th, 10:30am at Meet at post box on Rushmere Rd, Carlton Colville. Park in Carlton Colville. Walk 9 – Rural Rambles Round Lowestoft. [TM510894], Carlton / Gisleham, Rural, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader 07550 078569
Sunday, 21st, 10am at Meet at the car park at the end of Woodbridge Airfield runway. Follow the signs to Rendlesham Forest Centre from Wilford Bridge on B1084. Turn right for the Centre and parking is 100 yards beyond Folly Cottage on your right. [TM354491], Rendlesham Forest, A walk through the forest and heaths., 6.5mi/10.5km, Contact Walks Admin 01473 212742
Sunday, 21st, 10am at Meet at Dunwich Forest car park, nr dog-leg in road. Picnic lunch. [TM461712], Dunwich, Rural/forest, 10mi/16.1km, Leader 01502 514191
Sunday, 21st, 10:30am at Meeting point: Britannia car park adjacent TOWN railway station [TM001249], Historic Colchester town walk, A leisurely walk via various buildings of interest., 3mi/4.8km, Leader Phillip S 07854179779
Sunday, 21st, 10:30am at Park and meet at the Four Horseshoes pub car park , Wickham Road Thornham Magda. Custom at the pub would be appreciated if only for a drink. Carvery can be booked separately or through leader 2 weeks ahead. [TM104707], Thwaite and Wickham Skeith, Starting from Thornham Magna a walk around these two Suffolk hamlets., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader John 01379 870468
Tuesday, 23rd, 10:30am at [TL877606], Sicklesmere., Rushbrooke Arms at rear of larger car park. Lunch can be pre-ordered. Custom appreciated if only for a drink., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Barbara & Bill
Wednesday, 24th, 10am at Meet at Broom Hill car park on Broomheath off Sandy Lane in Woodbridge. Sandy Lane can be accessed from Ipswich Road (B1438) near John Grose Garage. [TM264478], Trails on the Riverbank, Starting at the edge of Woodbridge on Broom Hill, overlooking the Deben estuary, this walk follows the river bank past Woodbridge Quay to Melton, turning inland to return skirting Woodbridge., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Ian Dolby 07817115254
Wednesday, 24th, 10am at Forest Lodge [TL814714], West Stow, A walk in the woods, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 24th, 10am at Meet at Iken Cliff car park. Picnic lunch. [TM398562], Iken / Chillesford Area, Rural/river, 10mi/16.1km, Leader 01502 716387
Wednesday, 24th, 10:30am at Park at Rodbridge country park [TL857436], Roaming around Rodbridge, A circular walk starting from Rodbridge Country Park, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Viv 01787
Wednesday, 24th, 10:30am at Meet at Iken Cliff car park. [TM399562], Iken / Tunstall Forest, Rural/forest, 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader 01986 875694 & 07836 719263
Thursday, 25th, 10am at Meet Butley Oyster pub car park. [TM368509], Butley, Staverton Thicks, Butley, Staverton Thicks. Lunch in Butley Oyster pub afterwards., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jim & Dot 01728 453746
Friday, 26th, 10:30am at [TL873824], Thetford., Nuns Bridges car park. Leisurely walk., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Dave H
Saturday, 27th, 10am at [TL816877], Santon Downham Forestry Commission car park., Circular walk via Weeting. Picnic lunch., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Jenny B
Sunday, 28th, 10am at Fair Green [TL566662], Reach, Walking via Devils Dyke and Swaffham Prior, 4.5mi/7.2km, Contact
Sunday, 28th, 10am at Park and meet at Needham Railway station car park. [TM090548], Creeting St Mary Circular, A circular walk around the Creetings., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Barry 01449 771724
Sunday, 28th, 10am at Free car park signposted off the square in Wickham Market. OS Explorer map 212. [TM301558], Hanging Around Wickham Market, A country walk through fields, woodland and quiet lanes. Toilets at the start, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Pauline Hammond 07491208708
Sunday, 28th, 10am at Meet at Wantisden church. [TM362533], Bentwaters, A circular walk round Bentwaters Airfield., 8mi/12.9km, Leader Anne 01728 747966
Sunday, 28th, 10am at P&D CP [TL864622], Nowton Park, Via Rushbrooke & Rougham, 13mi/20.9km, Contact
Sunday, 28th, 10:30am at Meet Green Lane, Ditchingham. Walk in the Ditchingham / Broome area for 8 miles; with, an option of a loop to Falcon Meadow 1.5 miles. Picnic lunch. [TM342911], Ditchingham / Broome Area, Rural, 8mi/12.9km, Leader 01502 580868 & 07594 499854
Tuesday, 30th, 10am at [TL892450], Acton., Park at the Village Hall behind the Crown Public House. Circular walk via Long Melford., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Janet
Wednesday, 31st, 10am at In public car park in Bourne Park off Stoke Park Drive [TM151419], Reed beds, meadows and wood - second attempt, Country walk - all within the by-pass, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584
Wednesday, 31st, 10am at Village hall CP. Donation for parking please [TL614494], West Wickham, Morning walk, 6mi/9.7km, Contact
Wednesday, 31st, 10:30am at Meet at Park Farm, Shadingfield. [TM432847], Shadingfield Area, Rural, 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader 01502 740665
Wednesday, 31st, 10:30am at Meet Cross Green car park High Street Debenham [TM174631], “Debenham Waddle”, Exploring the green lanes and pathways around a historic county town, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Peter T. 01787 468536

February

Friday, 2nd, 10:30am at [TL934580], Bradfield Woods SWT Reserve., Please car share if possible to assist parking. Donation to Suffolk Wildlife Trust appreciated. Circular walk to Felsham via nature reserve, 3.5mi/5.6km, Leader Chris F
Saturday, 3rd, 10am at Kedington Community Hall Newmarket CB9 7QQ for the AGM to be followed by a short walk. [TL705464], Ramblers Association Suffolk Area AGM, Kedington Community Hall Newmarket CB9 7QQ. As usual a short walk will follow the meeting., 3mi/4.8km, Leader Roland Wilson 01449 672945
Sunday, 4th, 10am at Meet at War Memorial [TL621658], Exning, Visiting Landwade, 4.5mi/7.2km, Contact
Sunday, 4th, 10am at Park and meet at Walk Farm Wood car park opposite Martlesham community centre, Felixstowe Road (off A12 by Tesco). [TM249461], Martlesham Creek, A walk around Martlesham and along the riverside., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Bill 01449 672168
Sunday, 4th, 10am at Meet in dead end part of old A12 in Washbrook. Turn left where all routes go right onto old dual carriageway. [TM122423], Washbrook, Walk to Copdock and Chattisham, hoping to find snowdrops on the way. We will have one short break., 8.5mi/13.7km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979
Sunday, 4th, 10am at Meet Wickham Market rail station at Campsea Ashe. Picnic lunch. [TM326557], Campsea Ashe / Melton Area, Rural, 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader 01502 475188
Sunday, 4th, 10am at CP to rear at church 2½ miles N of Elmswell level crossing [TL995677], Great Ashfield, Full day walk, 11mi/17.7km, Contact
Sunday, 4th, 10:30am at Park in the large lay-bye in Alpheton [TL882507], An Amble from Alpheton, A circular walk from Alpheton via Shrimpling, 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader David T 01787 880875
Tuesday, 6th, 10am at [TM018783], Thelnetham., Meet at Thelnetham Church for a circular walk via Hinderclay Fen and Redgrave Village. A voluntary donation of £1 for parking would be appreciated., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Chris F
Wednesday, 7th, 10am at Meet and park in the Recreation Ground car park off School Street, opposite Stoke by Nayland Primary School (the Postcode shown). [TL984364], Stoke by Nayland, Walk along quiet tracks and footpaths with a brief excursion over the golf course., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201
Wednesday, 7th, 10am at Castle Park P&D [TL770451], Clare, Visiting Ovington, 6mi/9.7km, Contact
Wednesday, 7th, 10:30am at Turn off the A1017 Hedingham Rd at grid ref TL784316. Pass through a 5 bar gate & drive up a track through the wood for about 1/4 of a mile to come to a car park. [TL787315], A Gamble around Gosfield, This walk takes in a disused airfield Gosfield Hall & Lake then passes through a pleasant Nature Reserve., 4.8mi/7.7km, Leader Rod S 01787 311553
Wednesday, 7th, 10:30am at Meet Westleton Heath Car Park. [TM459696], Westleton Area, Rural, 5mi/8km, Leader 01986 893023
Friday, 9th, 10:30am at [TL878563], Stanningfield., Park at the Village Hall. Leisurely paced circular walk. Change of leader, now being led by Julia., 3.7mi/6km, Leader Julia
Saturday, 10th, 10am at [TL916750], Sapiston., Meet at rear of Sapiston Village Hall car park for a circular walk taking in part of Euston Park. Picnic lunch., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Chris F & Edward
Saturday, 10th, 10:30am at Meet in the village hall car park [TL892450], An Amble Around Acton, This is a circular walk around fields & lanes, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Janet L 01787 377399
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Park & meet at lower CP behind Sainsbury [TL713745], Mildenhall, Walking towards Holywell Row, 5mi/8km, Contact
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Meet Benhall Club car park. [TM383615], Benhall, Benhall, Stratford St. Andrew., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Jim & Dot 01728 453746
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Meet at Wetheringsett War Memorial , park in street where legal. [TM126659], Wetheringsett and Brockford, A walk by these Suffolk villages., 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader Bob 07896 622192
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Somersham playing field near shop. [TM088486], Around Somersham., Hills, fields and slopes, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Meet at Dell car park, Beccles. Picnic lunch. [TM418900], Bungay and back, Rural, 10mi/16.1km, Leader 01502 475188
Tuesday, 13th, 10am at [TL979776], Pancake Day Walk & Lunch Market Weston., Park at the Mill Inn. Circular walk followed by lunch at the Mill. Lunch must be prebooked., 5mi/8km, Leader Ronnie G
Wednesday, 14th, 10am at CP opposite church/school [TL912626], Rougham, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 14th, 10am at Meet at car park of Shotley Community Centre, on B1456 near The Rose pub [TM235350], Shotley for Valentines, Walk around Shotley and then join the villagers for their Valentines Lunch (£4.00) (WCs), 6mi/9.7km, Leader Denis Mann 01473611901
Wednesday, 14th, 10:30am at Meet Southwold Common, nr. Water Tower. [TM503763], Southwold / Walberswick Area, Rural, 5mi/8km, Leader 01502 723988
Thursday, 15th, 10am at Meet at Dunwich Forest car park ‘43’. Picnic lunch. [TM461711], Dunwich Forest / Walberswick, Rural, 12mi/19.3km, Leader 01502 714812
Friday, 16th, 10:30am at [TL995677], Great Ashfield., Meet at car park at the rear of church for nice walk via Badwell Ash. 50p donation per car for parking please. Toilets in church., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Ron W
Saturday, 17th, 8:45am at , 10am at [TM421519], Sudbourne near Tunstall., Car Share Option from Bury at 08:45 or park at Sudbourne Church if going direct for start of walk at 10:00. Circular walk. Picnic lunch., 12mi/19.3km, Leader Joan & Chris S
Saturday, 17th, 10:30am at Meet and park on north-east end of Station Rd, Corton. Walk 11 – Rural Rambles Round Lowestoft. [TM543976], Corton / Blundeston, Rural, 6mi/9.7km, Leader 07550 078569
Sunday, 18th, 10am at Park at top of field overlooking the marshes at Iken picnic site. [TM399562], Iken Cliffs, River, forest and green fields., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Sunday, 18th, 10am at Meet Horsey Gap car park (£5). Picnic lunch. Hundreds of grey seal sightings guaranteed. [TG464242], Seals and Somerton Area, Rural, 9.5mi/15.3km, Leader 07870 978759
Sunday, 18th, 10:10am at Park on highway verge, Snailwell Road, S of railway bridge [TL646657], Newmarket, Visiting Snailwell village, 5mi/8.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
Tuesday, 20th, 10am at [TL862585], Hawstead Village Hall., Circular walk in rolling countryside with nice views. We pass Great Whelnetham Hall and Stanningfield. Parking £1 per car please., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Jim & Wendy
Wednesday, 21st, 10am at Park with courtesy near church [TL719642], Gazeley, Walking via Desninghall, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 21st, 10am at Martlesham Recreation Ground Car park 100 yards beyond Red Lion pub on other side of the road [TM253473], Around the Fynn Valley, Either side of the valley then through it, some road walking, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Owen Thurtle 07983150494
Wednesday, 21st, 10:30am at Meet at St Margaret South Elmham village Hall. [TM316837], Saints Margaret, Michael & Nicholas, Rural, 5mi/8km, Leader 01502 581058
Wednesday, 21st, 10:30am at The Woodland Trust Car park off the Ponders road close to the intersection with Moat Road [TL927286], Fordham circular walk, Fordham Hall Estate Woodland Trust Walk, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Deborah S 01255 831573
Thursday, 22nd, 10:30am at Meet at the Juniper Barn Café, Rendham. [TM349645], Rendham, Around Rendham with lunch afterwards at the Juniper Barn Café, Rendham, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Graham 07892 951166
Friday, 23rd, 10:30am at [TL825546], Brockley., Park at the Village Hall. Leisurely paced, circular walk., 3.4mi/5.5km, Leader Pat & Sheila
Saturday, 24th, 9:30am at [TL867833], Brandon to Thetford linear walk., Meet at new Thetford Bus Interchange, Minstergate (near Wilco) at Stand C to catch 09:30 bus to Brandon and walk back using St Edmund Way and Little Ouse path. Picnic lunch. Bus pass or £2.40 fare. Check bus time with leader., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Ron W
Saturday, 24th, 10am at Meet Aldringham Common car park. Picnic lunch. [TM455607], Aldringham / Sailors' Path / Friston, Rural, 11mi/17.7km, Leader 01502 716387
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Meet in car park of Co-op store, Riverside Avenue East, Manningtree. Free parking, but only available during store opening hours [TM104319], Manningtree, Walk along the riverside to Dedham, then back along the Essex Way. Please note that the riverside path can be very muddy., 8mi/12.9km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Meet car park at the eastern end of Woodbridge airfield. Off B1084 turn to Forest Centre, free parking 100 metres after Folly Cottage. [TM354491], Rendlesham Forest, Boyton, Rendlesham Forest, River Ore, Boyton, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Maurice 01926 640810
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Picnic area on North Stow E side of B1106 [TL825747], Kings Forest, Figure of eight. 5 miles morning, 5 miles after lunch, 10mi/16.1km, Contact
Sunday, 25th, 10:30am at Meet Westleton Green. Picnic lunch. [TM440691], Westleton / Dunwich Area, Rural, 8mi/12.9km, Leader 01502 580868 & 07594 499854
Sunday, 25th, 2pm at [TL934627], Beyton Church car park., A circular walk via Hessett., 5mi/8km, Leader Chris Barker
Tuesday, 27th, 10am at [TM134546], Coddenham., Meet at Coddenham Village Hall (IP69PR) for a walk taking in Coddenham House, Coddenham Green and Hemingstone Hall., 6.3mi/10.1km, Leader Keith
Wednesday, 28th, 10am at Meet at the Village Hall. Optional lunch at the Kings Head, Woodton. [TM319977], Seething Area, Rural, 5mi/8km, Leader 01986 893023
Wednesday, 28th, 10am at Village hall CP [TL737489], Hundon, Visiting Barnardiston, 6.3mi/10.1km, Contact

March

Friday, 2nd, 10:30am at [TL865623], Daffodil Dawdle!, Bury St Edmunds. Meet near Visitor Centre at Nowton Park – car park charge applies, allow for over 2 hours stay. Leisurely walk., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Rosie
Saturday, 3rd, 9am at , 10am at [TL477621], Milton Country Park., Car share option at 09:00. If going direct, walk starts at 10:00 from Milton Country Park. Parking charges apply. Lunch in Cambridge pubs /coffee shops or picnic lunch., 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Trevor A
Sunday, 4th, 10am at Meet at Magdalen Road car park in Hadleigh, in long stay area. [TM028424], Hadleigh to Kersey, Hadleigh to Kersey, back via Kersey Tye and Hadleigh Heath. Bring food and drink, toilets at start., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Angela Howes 01473 611703
Sunday, 4th, 10am at public car park Wings Road [TL713828], Lakenheath, Paths and droves around the village, 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 4th, 10:30am at Road parking close to the church [TM124450], A walk from Sproughton, A meandering circular walk from Sproughton Via Chantry Park, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Linda B 01787370291
Tuesday, 6th, 10am at [TM046757], “Walking with Dinosaurs!” Rickinghall., Park at The Bell., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Carole
Wednesday, 7th, 10am at Park with courtesy near church/green [TL797530], Hawkedon, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 7th, Barham and the Gipping, Walk from Barham around to Baylham and back along the river Gipping. Possible pub lunch afterwards at The Sorrel Horse, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Jo Mann 07939096672
Wednesday, 7th, 10:30am at Wickembrook Community Hall [TL745553], A Wickembrook Wander, A circular walk around the village with the possiblity of lunch at the Greyhound Pub, 4.5mi/7.2km, Leader Keith B 01787 277484
Friday, 9th, 10:30am at [TL835643], Bury St Edmunds., Meet at Gainsborough Playing Field car park via Grafton Close for a leisurely slightly off-piste circular stroll, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Dave B
Saturday, 10th, 8:45am at , 10am at [TL927286], Fordham, Essex. Circ. walk via Colchester., Car Share Option from Bury at 08:45 or meet in Fordham Hall Estate free Car Park at 10:00, 14.5mi/23.3km, Leader Gavin 01284 723575 Mobile 07769 882471
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Park with courtesy outside old station yard [TL746661], Higham, Walking to Barrow, 5mi/8km, Contact
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Meet Huntingfield village green. [TM342738], Huntingfield, Huntingfield, Cookley church, Cratfield, 7.3mi/11.8km, Leader Graham 07892 951166
Sunday, 11th, 10am at Quarries Cross [TM022616], Haughley, Visiting Onehouse, Gt Finborough, Buxhall, Shelland & HarlestonQuarries Cross is on the now by-passed old A14 (Haughley Bends), at the junction with a minor road to Harleston and The Folly, leading into Haughley village.From Bury, leave the A14 at the Haughley Park junction, just beyond J47 (Woolpit/Elmswell), and continue through Haughley New Street. Quarries Cross is a further ¾ mile on the ROr continue A14 to J49 and take the first exit at roundabout to follow old road (not into Haughley village) for just over a mile, passing service area to reach Quarries Cross on L.NB. This is your route in reverse beck to the A14 after the walk.Park outside the former picnic area unless directed otherwise, 9mi/14.5km, Contact
Sunday, 11th, 2pm at [TL858437], Long Melford Country Park, (Rodbridge Corner) to Sudbury via former railway; return via water meadows., 5mi/8km, Leader John G
Wednesday, 14th, 10am at Park in large lay-by on road to Clayhithe just to N of village [TL498630], Horningsea, Visiting Clayhithe and Baits Bite Lock, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 14th, 10am at Queens Head, Eye, Suffolk [TM144738], Eye Spy, Walk from Eye to Braiseworth. Optional lunch afterwards at Queens Head Eye, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Sandra Summers 01473 259033
Friday, 16th, 10:30am at [TL855642], Bury St Edmunds. Meet at the Abbey Gate., Bury Railway Station Circumnavigation., 3mi/4.8km, Leader Paul & Chris
Saturday, 17th, 8:45am at , 9:45am at [TL930353], Arger Fen, near Assington., Car share option meet at 08:45 or contact leader if going direct to meet at Arger Fen Nature Reserve (lay-by) car park. Walk starts at 09:45. Picnic lunch., 11mi/17.7km, Leader Richard & Shirley
Saturday, 17th, 10am at [TL986498], Bildeston., Park at Sportsfield, Consent Lane IP7 7SB. Donations requested for parking. A circular walk from Bildeston via Kettlebaston. Unsuitable for dogs., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Cath
Sunday, 18th, 10am at Park with courtesy in Maypole Lane near church - not on verges please! [TL659592], Woodditton, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact
Sunday, 18th, 10am at Meet at car park in Wivenhoe at bottom of High Street on right. Entrance is off Clifton Terrace. Explorer 184 [TM038217], Wivenhoe, River Colne and Alresford Creek, Wivenhoe Woods followed by lovely views of Colne. Pub stop possible afterwards for food and/or drink. Selection of pubs. Black Buoy Inn?, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316
Sunday, 18th, 10am at A1307 towards Cambridge signed from Four Went Ways (A11) NB £1.00 parking fee [TL478543], Babraham Road P&R CP, Visiting Newnham Croft, River Cam, Grantchester, Trumpington & Addenbrookes, 10mi/16.1km, Contact
Sunday, 18th, 10:30am at Meet Moulton Village Hall Car Park [TL696644], Moulton and three churches, An enjoyable walk in rolling downland on the Cambridgeshire/Suffolk Border, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Peter T. 01787 468536
Tuesday, 20th, 10am at [TM014745], Wattisfield., Park at the Henry Watson Pottery just off the A143. A circular walk. Teashop and gift shop at the end of walk., 5mi/8km, Leader Steve M
Wednesday, 21st, 10am at Village Hall CP – donation for parking please [TL785518], Stansfield, Visiting Pirton Green and Denston, 6mi/9.7km, Contact
Wednesday, 21st, 10:30am at Quay Lane Car Park [TL873407], Sudbury saunter, 5.5 mile circular walk via Bardfield Bridge, 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader Steve Pritchard 01787 279325
Saturday, 24th, 8:45am at , 10am at [TM277357], Trimley St Mary., Car share option meet at 08:45 - please use if possible as parking space is limited at start of walk. If going direct park in car park at end of Station Road. Walk starts at 10:00 and takes in the Grove and Felixstowe seafront., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Tony
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Park with courtesy in village and meet by allotments in New Street [TL664700], Chippenham, Visiting Red Lodge, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Meet on Saxtead Green [TM255645], Saxtead Green, Saxtead Green, 6mi/9.7km, Leader 01473 717239
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Meet at village hall CP. Donation for parking please [TL745593], Ousden, Visiting Lidgate & Dalham – based on the Three Villages Walk, 10mi/16.1km, Contact
Sunday, 25th, 10am at Park in Station Yard in Needham Market. Station Yard is on the right as you enter the main street from Ipswich. [TM090548], Around Needham Market, A circular walk passing through Darmsden, Barking, Battisford and Badley. Please bring food and drink for a picnic stop., 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Brian Mullett 01379783658
Sunday, 25th, 2:30pm at [TL865623], Bury St Edmunds., Meet near Visitor Centre at Nowton Park – car park charge applies. Circular walk via Nowton Church., 5mi/8km, Leader Chris Barker
Tuesday, 27th, 10am at [TL796529], Hawkedon., Park on Green next to St. Mary’s Church. Scenic circular walk., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Jenny B
Wednesday, 28th, 10am at Approach via A10- Ely bypass and A142. Park with courtesy near The Three Pickerels PH [TL441813], Mepal, A Fenland walk visiting Wardy Hill, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact
Wednesday, 28th, 10am at Park at car park at Snape cross roads, the other side of the road from the church. [TM395592], Snape, Countryside and riverside., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Thursday, 29th, 9:30am at Meet at Yoxford church. [TM394690], Darsham & Yoxford, Bus 521 at 9.43 am from Yoxford to Darsham church arriving at 9.48 am. Walk back to Yoxford for lunch in cafe or pub., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Pauline 01728 831117
Saturday, 31st, 10am at [TL947571], Felsham Village Hall, Free car park. Walk via Rattlesden, Drinkstone, Hessett & Bradfield Woods. Picnic lunch & pub if open., 13mi/20.9km, Leader Dave B

April

Wednesday, 4th, 10am at Park with courtesy near church [TL719642], Gazeley - The Three Churches Walk, Visiting Moulton and Dalham, 6.5mi/10.5km, Contact
Wednesday, 4th, 10:30am at Meet in car park of Stour Wood, on B1352 road between Wrabness and Ramsey. There is a brown sign to car park. Note start time as leader will come by train to Wrabness and probably walk back to Mistley/Manningtree. Anyone wishing for a longer walk is welcome to join that return. [TM190309], Stour Wood, Wrabness, Walk through Stour Wood and, if we are lucky, see a carpet of wood anemones. Beautiful river views and see Grayson Perry's interesting house., 6.2mi/10km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979
Sunday, 8th, 10am at NT CP (P&D) [TL565706], Wicken Fen, Short walk followed by visit to café, 3.5mi/5.6km, Contact
Sunday, 8th, 10am at Meet outside Dolphin pub, Thorpeness [TM472599], Thorpeness, Sizewell, Thorpeness, Sizewell, 4.5mi/7.2km, Leader Jim & Dot 01728 453746
Sunday, 8th, 10am at Meet outside Dolphin pub, Thorpeness. [TM472599], Thorpeness, Sizewell, North Warren, Thorpeness, Sizewell, North Warren, back along beach to Thorpeness., 7mi/11.3km, Leader David 01728 454146
Sunday, 8th, 10am at Approach via A14 J56 - A137 (S). Park near road into village [TM154407], Wherstead, Walking to Pin Mill, 10.5mi/16.9km, Contact
Wednesday, 11th, 10am at Park with courtesy near green [TL638554], Burrough Green, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact
Sunday, 22nd, 10am at Meet Dunwich beach car park. [TM479707], Dunwich, Dunwich, Westwood Marshes, Dunwich Forest, 7.5mi/12.1km, Leader Anne 01728 747966
Thursday, 26th, 10:30am at Meet Hacheston village hall car park. [TM307593], Hacheston, Around Hacheston, lunch at Garnatt's Garden Centre after 4½ miles, then back to Hacheston., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Pauline 01728 831117
Sunday, 29th, 10am at Meet at car park of Bredfield village hall. Turn off A12 N of Woodbridge; turn right at old pump [signposted Dallinghoo & Charsfield] and hall is on your right. [TM269531], A Poet's walk from Bredfield, A circular country walk around Bredfield., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Teresa Edge 01394383591

May

Wednesday, 2nd, 7:30am at Holiday Inn Ransomes Europark. Also at 8am Crown Pools lay-by., No time at Starting point of walk is Old Palace Lane, Richmond. See Meeting point for coach pickup point [TQ173748], Sonia's Thames walk (fully booked), Pack your picnic hamper and join us on a surprisingly rural 8 mile ramble from Richmond to Hampton Court Palace, passing Eel Pie Island, Teddington Lock and Kingston. Return pickup 4pm at The Palace.Limited places available, so to secure your seat, send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text Sonia on 07800 847709.Cost £18, money to Sonia or Janice when you see them on a walk.Let's get ready to Ramble!!, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Sonia 07800 847709
Wednesday, 16th, 10am at Meet at the car park at Cretingham Bell Public House. IP13 7BJ. Explorer 212 [TM228602], Cretingham, Easy walking with moderate inclines and two stiles. Optional lunch at Cretingham Bell. http://www.cretinghambell.com, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Paul Buckles 01473405468
Wednesday, 23rd, 8:30am at The Group will meet at Ipswich railway station in time to catch the 8.44 am train to Norwich. Approx cost of return ticket to Cromer with railcard or group discount is £12.40, 10:30am at The walk itself will start from Cromer Station at approx 10.30am. However the Group will meet at Ipswich railway station in time to catch the 8.44 am train to Norwich. Approx cost of return ticket to Cromer with railcard or group discount is £12.40 [TG213420], Cromer Camp and Coast Circular, Taking in Cromer, a Roman Camp, picnic at Beeston Bump, West and East Runton returning to Cromer for return train back to Ipswich at 2.55 pm. See website for full details and other return options., 9mi/14.5km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

July

Wednesday, 4th, 10:30am at Meet and start the day well with a sustaining breakfast at The Cricketers Crown Street, Ipswich [TM162448], Ale Trail, Crossing parkland & waterways, explore some of Ipswich's oldest and newest licensed hostelries on this leisurely stroll. To include the Greyhound, Steamboat Tavern and The Dove.Over 18's only., 3.5mi/5.6km, Leader Sonia 07800 847709

August

Tuesday, 2nd, 10am at Ship Lane CP off Broad Street (free) [TL545800], Ely, Fen Rivers Way and Little Thetford, 6mi/9.7km, Contact

 

Thursday, January 18, 2018