Suffolk Area Ramblers

Suffolk Walks in Booklet format

May

Wednesday, 23rd, 10am at CP on green opposite church [TL396499], Barrington, Morning walk, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 23rd, 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, 10:30am at Meet St James South Elmham village hall. [TM319811], St James / St Cross, Rural, 5mi/8km, Contact
Thursday, 24th, 9am at , 10am at [TL771451], Clare Country Park., Circular walk seasoned with footpath stories that never made the headlines! Bus 374 leaves Bury bus station, St Andrews Street North at 9 am. Check time with leader. Return fare Bury to Clare without bus pass £7.40. Walk starts in Clare at 10 am but please contact leader if travelling direct to Clare., 7mi/11.3km, Leader Dave C
Thursday, 24th, 10am at Meet St Margaret's Church, roadside parking. Picnic lunch. [TM315840], St Margaret South Elmham, Rural, 12mi/19.3km, Contact
Friday, 25th, 10:30am at [TL905548], Cockfield., Park at the Village Hall. Leisurely paced circular walk via Bulls Wood., 4.3mi/6.9km, Leader Pat & Sheila
Saturday, 26th, 8:30am at , 10am at [TM323362], Felixstowe., Circular walk taking in the Deben Estuary. Car share option 08:30 am or contact leader if going direct to park at the Cliffland Car Park. £3.50. Walk starts at 10 am. Picnic lunch., 11mi/17.7km, Leader Richard & Shirley
Sunday, 27th, 10am at parking on green area off Tymmes Place [TM250506], Hasketon, Boulge Park, A walk to Boulge Park and farmland, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584
Sunday, 27th, 10am at Use P&D CP (£1) at E end of SWT Nature Reserve [TL956807], Knettishall Heath, John Morris Walk. Long and short walk options: 10 miles or 5 miles, 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 27th, 10:30am at Park and meet on the grass in front of Bedfield Church. [TM226663], Around Bedfield., A walk around the Suffolk village of Bedfield., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Mary Moore 01449 673131
Sunday, 27th, 10:30am at Meet Beccles Quay car park. Picnic lunch. [TM421912], Beccles / Shipmeadow Area, Rural, 9mi/14.5km, Contact
Wednesday, 30th, 10am at Lorry park opposite Red Lodge café in Turnpike Rd (old A11 now B1085). Please pop into café for a cuppa after walk! [TL695700], Red Lodge, Circular walk via Herringswell & Icknield Way Path, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 30th, 10am at Off the Felsham Road in the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Limited Car park and donations to the Trust. [TL935580], Bradfield Woods, A circular walk starting from Suffolk Wildlife Trust car park through the woods and into the surrounding fields., 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader Alan W 01787 464094
Wednesday, 30th, 10:30am at Meet at Rockland St Mary Staithe car park. [TG328047], Rockland St Mary, Rural, 5mi/8km, Contact
Thursday, 31st, 10:30am at Meet Juniper Barn Café, Rendham. [TM349644], Rendham, Rendham, River Alde, Sweffling, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jennifer 01728 663751

June

Friday, 1st, 10:30am at [TL894671], Great Barton., Park at the Village Hall. Leisurely paced circular walk around the village., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jonners
Saturday, 2nd, 10am at [TM474629], Sizewell., Park at Sizewell Beach car park. Fee £1. Walk via Thorpeness and Aldeburgh. Picnic lunch., 11.5mi/18.5km, Leader Jean & Daniel
Sunday, 3rd, 10am at Fishermans CP Willow Walk (free) [TL548800], Ely, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 3rd, 10am at Meet in car parking area just north of forked junction of Melton-Sutton (B1083) and Melton-Hollesley roads, about 70 metres along sandy track. [TM298491], Bromeswell, Bromeswell & Sutton Hoo, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Tim 01473 717239
Sunday, 3rd, 10am at Old Hunstanton Pay and Display Beach CP [TF682425], Hunstanton to Brancaster Staith, Linear walk. Bus back, 12mi/19.3km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 3rd, 10:30am at Park and meet at Hurstlea Road Car Park , Needham Market. [TM085552], Needham Market Area, A walk from Needham Market to the Suffolk villages of Barking and Battisford., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Brenda Mackenzie 07919 350170
Sunday, 3rd, 10:30am at Meet at lay-by off A143. Picnic lunch. [TM166785], Billingford Area – figure of 8, Rural, 9.5mi/15.3km, Contact
Sunday, 3rd, 2:30pm at [TL912627], Rougham., Car park opposite church. Walk takes in Bradfield St George and Hessett., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Graeme
Tuesday, 5th, 10am at [TL873824], Thetford North Circular Walk., Meet at Nuns Bridges car park., 5mi/8km, Leader Dave H
Wednesday, 6th, 10am at Park with courtesy near church/green [TL797530], Hawkedon, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 6th, 10am at Meet at car park of Swanns Nursery. From Wilford Bridge over the Deben, take first exit off roundabout. In one mile fork left onto A1152 (signed to Snape). In 400 yds turn right down driveway to nursery. Lunch available at Wild Blackberry Café in the grounds. [TM309505], Bromeswell Heath & Sutton Hoo, Woodland, heath and river views., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Wednesday, 6th, 10:30am at Meet at the Sibton White Horse PH. Sibton White Horse afterwards; your custom would be appreciated, if only for a coffee. [TM357702], Sibton Area, Rural, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact
Thursday, 7th, 10:30am at Meet at Westleton Heath car park. [TM459696], 18th Annual Walk for Partially-Sighted People – Westleton Area, Rural, 3mi/4.8km, Contact
Saturday, 9th, 9am at , 10am at [TL493533], Cambridge – Wandlebury Country Park on A1307., Car share option meet at 09:00. If going direct, walk starts at 10 am from Wandlebury Country Park. Car park charge £3. Circular walk from Wandlebury Ring on Gog Magog Hills, Fleam Dyke to Balsham. Picnic lunch., 14mi/22.5km, Leader Jenny B
Sunday, 10th, 10am at The car park in the village of Reach [TL568661], Devils Dyke, A walk along Devils Dyke Reach, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Linda B 01787370291
Sunday, 10th, 10am at Nuns Bridges CP [TL874825], Thetford, In and around Thetford, 8mi/12.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
moderate
Sunday, 10th, 10am at Car Park next to the school [TL903339], Beehive, Dragon, St George & Churches, Bures circular walk visiting churches & the Bee Hive pub, lunch optional or picnic. Opportunities for historical information sharing ., 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170
Sunday, 10th, 10:30am at Meet lay-by North Cove Church. Circular walk on track, riverbank, minor roadway and Nature Reserve. [TM461893], North Cove Area, Rural/riverbank, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact
Sunday, 10th, 10:30am at Park and meet at Stowmarket Football Club. [TM046596], Stowmarket Circular via Harleston, A walk from Stowmarket via Harleston Church., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Elspeth I 01449 612093
Sunday, 10th, 10:30am at Meet Duke’s Head PH car park. Rhododendrons in flower. Picnic lunch. [TM476970], Somerleyton Area – Rhododendron Walk, Rural, 10mi/16.1km, Contact
Tuesday, 12th, 10am at [TL955636], Tostock., Park near to the front of the Gardener’s Arms (not on grass please). The walk is towards Thurston., 5.3mi/8.5km, Leader Derek & Linda
Wednesday, 13th, 10am at Fulbourn Centre CP Home End [TL521558], Fulbourn, Visiting the Roman Road and Nature Reserve, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 13th, 10am at park on road around Finchingfield Green [TL684328], A walk with the Finchingfield Flyer, A walk from Finchingfield via Bardfield, 5.1mi/8.2km, Leader Karen S 01787 370116
Wednesday, 13th, 10am at Meet at parking area opposite the church on Snape crossroads at junction A1094 and B1069 [TM395592], Circular walk from Snape Church, A circular walk, going north-east from the start point and then returning via Friston, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Keith Redfern 0744 345 6144
Wednesday, 13th, 10:30am at Meet at Rumburgh Buck PH. [TM344814], Rumburgh Area, Rural, 5mi/8km, Contact
Thursday, 14th, 10am at Meet St Mary's Church car park. Picnic lunch. [TM237987], Shotesham / Hempnall Area, Rural, 10.5mi/16.9km, Contact
Friday, 15th, 10:30am at [TL815715], West Stow. FOREST LODGE car park (NB not the Country Park Visitor Centre), Forest Lodge car park (NB not the Country Park Visitor Centre) Leisurely paced walk., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jim & Jan
Saturday, 16th, 8:45am at , 10am at [TM093321], Harwich Town to Manningtree Linear Walk, Car Share Option meet at 08:45 or meet at Manningtree Station Car Park £3.20 to catch 10 am train to Harwich Town £4.60 (group saver available). Check times online or with leader. Picnic lunch. *** ALL TIMES CONFIRMED ***, 15mi/24.1km, Leader Gavin 01284 723575
Sunday, 17th, 10am at Park in Rattlesden where legal and meet outside the front porch of Rattlesden Church. [TL977590], Walk around Rattlesden, A walk in the Suffolk village of Rattlesden., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Marion1 01449 676533
Sunday, 17th, 10am at Meet at car park 42 on Westleton/Blythburgh road. [TM449702], Dunwich Woods, Dunwich Woods & St. Helens., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Vanessa 01728 648475
Sunday, 17th, 10am at Meet at South Lopham Fen Visitors Centre. Walk 5.5 miles in Redgrave area in am; 4.5 miles in S. Lopham area at approx. 1 pm. Picnic lunch. [TM053803], Redgrave / South Lopham Fen Area – figure of 8, Rural, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Alex 01502 580868 & 07594 499854
Sunday, 17th, 10am at Car park at Westleton Heath, 2km from Westleton on the left of the Westleton to Dunwich Road, just before the woods. [TM459696], Westleton and Dunwich Heaths, As well as the heaths, we will pass through forests and along the coast. Stop at Coastguard Cottages on Dunwich Heath for lunch. Bring a picnic or use the cafe., 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Keith Moxon 01473 212742
Tuesday, 19th, 10am at [TL763528], Denston., Park at the Village Hall - £1 donation per car for parking please. Circular walk via Assington Green and Stansfield, with lovely views., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Keith
Wednesday, 20th, 10am at At Ipswich end of Grundisburgh village turn down driveway opposite a Footpath sign to Recreation Ground. [TM222503], Grundisburgh and Berg, A country walk., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Wednesday, 20th, 10:30am at Meet Normanston Park car park. [TM532934], Oulton Broad / Lake Lothing & Carlton Marshes, Rural, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 20th, 7pm at NT overflow car park (NT members bring card) [TL815616], Ickworth Park, An evening stroll in the Park, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Saturday, 23rd, 8:45am at , 10am at [TM235350], Shotley Peninsula (reverse route)., Car share option meet at 08:45. If going direct, walk starts at 10 am from Shotley Village Hall car park (by Rose Pub). Circular walk with glorious views. Picnic lunch., 14mi/22.5km, Leader Jenny B
Saturday, 23rd, 10am at Flatford NT car park. £4 non NT members [TM075335], Constable country, A circular walk taking in the highlights of this wonderful area. Bring a picnic lunch., 7.5mi/12.1km, Leader Lesley P 01787 280392
Sunday, 24th, 10am at Playing Field CP High Street [TL683613], Cheveley, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 24th, 10am at Cattawade picnic site [TM100331], Brantham/Bentley, Walk through Great Martin's Hill Wood. Return along the River Stour. Picnic lunch stop., 11.7mi/18.8km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979
Sunday, 24th, 10am at Village hall/playing field CP Ixworth Road [TL957660], Norton, Day walk, 12mi/19.3km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 24th, 10:30am at From town centre traffic lights go north along the High Street , take 2nd left and the car park is on the right. [TM386632], Saxmundham, A walk in the Suffolk town of Saxmundham., 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader Gordon D 01449 675699
Sunday, 24th, 10:30am at Meet and park at North end of Green Lane. Picnic lunch. [TM511823], Covehithe / Benacre Area - Pork Farmers’ Walk, Rural, 10mi/16.1km, Contact
Monday, 25th, 5:45pm at Park and meet at the White Horse overflow car park in field at TM34506413 (junction of Mill Road/Glemham Road. [TM345641], Sweffling, Midsummer, evening circular walk with supper at the White Horse, Sweffling., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jim 01728 453746
Tuesday, 26th, 10am at [TL873824], Thetford., Barnham Common Circular Walk. Park at Nuns Bridges car park., 5mi/8km, Leader Dave H
Wednesday, 27th, 10am at Sandgalls picnic site, Take the A1152 from Melton to Rendlesham and thence B1069 to Snape. About a mile beyond Tunstall, take a right turn signed to Iken and Sudbourne.The Sandgalls picnic site is on the right in about a quarter of a mile [TM380559], Tunstall Trails, A ramble through Tunstall forest , along the Sandlings walk and across Blaxhall Heath along public rights of way and an open access area, 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader Ian Dolby 07817115254
Wednesday, 27th, 10:30am at Meet at George & Dragon PH. [TG327009], Thurton Area, Rural, 5mi/8km, Contact
Wednesday, 27th, 6:15pm at Parking at the Saracens Head [TL915407], An evening stroll around Newton Green, This evening walk will be followed by a meal at The Saracens Head on the green, Menu and book on arrival., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Margaret T 01787 880875
Wednesday, 27th, 7pm at TK Maxx CP [TL646634], Newmarket Heath, An evening heath walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Friday, 29th, 10am at [TL865623], Bury St Edmunds., Meet near Visitor Centre at Nowton Park – car park charge applies, allow for over 2 hours stay. Leisurely paced, circular walk. NB walk starts 10 am., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Dawn
Saturday, 30th, 8:45am at , 10am at [TM058333], Dedham., Car share option meet at 08:45, or contact leader if going direct to start of walk from Mill Lane Car Park at 10 am. Parking fee £4 all day. Picnic lunch and drinks at Flatford., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Rosie and Ron

July

Sunday, 1st, 10am at Parking in the Clare County park CP, parking fee applies. [TL769451], Clare Circular, A circular walk from Clare Castle Country Park around surrounding fields, returning for coffee in Platform One Cafe afterwards., 5mi/8.1km, Leader Shirley 01787 462759
Sunday, 1st, 10am at CP behind bus stop in centre of village on B1440 [TF685343], Snettisham, Walking via Ingoldisthorpe, Dersingham and Shepherd’s Port, 9mi/14.5km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 1st, 10:30am at Park and meet at Sapiston Village Hall. [TL916750], Sapiston and Fakenham Magna, A walk around these two Suffolk villages., 5.5mi/8.8km, Leader Elaine1 01359 250943
Sunday, 1st, 10:30am at Chippenhall Green. [TM288758], Chippenhall Green, Chippenhall Green & Fressingfield., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Tim 01473 717239
Tuesday, 3rd, 10am at [TL786854], Brandon Country Park., Forest and heathland. Please bring £2 for car park., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Chris F
Wednesday, 4th, 10am at Park with courtesy in village street and meet outside village hall [TL722618], Dalham, Morning walk, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
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
Thursday, 5th, 10:30am at [TM115796], Needham to Diss., Meet at Diss bus station for 10.30am bus to Needham. Walking back to Diss on part of Angles Way, which includes a new look at Syleham Bridge. Diss to Needham single fare £2.60. Check bus time with leader prior to walk and contact leader for details if going direct to Needham. Picnic lunch., 11.5mi/18.5km, Leader Dave C
Friday, 6th, 10:30am at [TL865623], Bury St Edmunds., Meet near Visitor Centre at Nowton Park – parking charge applies. Allow for over 2 hours stay. Leisurely circular walk via High Green., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jo
Saturday, 7th, 10am at Kingfisher Long Stay Car Park (Pay & Display) [TL876409], Sudbury to Bures, This is a Linear walk from Sudbury to Bures & back by train, 7.3mi/11.8km, Leader Margaret T 01787 880875
Saturday, 7th, 10am at Kingfisher Long Stay Car Park (pay & display) [TL876409], Sudbury to Bures, This a linear walk from Sudbury to Bures and return by bus., 7.3mi/11.8km, Leader Margaret T 01787 880875
Saturday, 7th, 10am at [TL960607], Drinkstone Village Hall., £1 donation for parking please. Walk taking in Rattlesden and Brettenham. Picnic lunch., 12.5mi/20.1km, Leader Graeme
Sunday, 8th, 10am at Forestry Commission CP [TL814878], Santon Downham, Easy Pace, 4.5mi/7.2km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 8th, 10am at Village Hall CP – donation for parking please [TL785518], Stansfield, Visiting Hundon, 11mi/17.7km, Contact Newmarket & District
moderate
Sunday, 8th, 11am at Halesworth Railway Station. Train times for this day not yet available so times are based on winter timetable. An earlier train may be available during summer. Watch this space. [TM388778], Halesworth to Darsham - exact times to be confirmed, East Suffolk Line from Halesworth to Darsham. Catch train at Ipswich, Woodbridge or Darsham all possible. Dep. Ipswich 10:05, arr Darsham 10:47. Times to be confirmed., 9mi/14.5km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170
Tuesday, 10th, 10am at [TL805465], Cavendish., Park on road near Church opposite village green. Circular walk with chocolate box village scenery and surrounding countryside., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Dave B
Wednesday, 11th, 10am at Designated road side parking in Shotley Gate [TM246335], A two rivers walk, A circular walk from Shotley Gate taking in the Rivers Stour & Orwell., 5.3mi/8.5km, Leader Peter T. 01787 468536
Wednesday, 11th, 10am at Park with courtesy near cricket ground [TL627522], Weston Green, Weston Colville, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 11th, 10am at Meet at car park of ByPass Nursery at Capel St Mary. Parking opposite car wash. [TM097379], Around The Wenhams, A country walk, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Thursday, 12th, 12pm at Bromeswell Village Hall. School Lane Bromeswell [TM301506], Summer picnic and afternoon walk, Bring food to share. Drinks available. Picnic starts at 12noon and the walk at 1.30pm. This years cooking competition is make an 'apple stop snack'. Oats, nuts, fruit etc, you choose!, 4mi/6.4km, Contact Jo Mann 07939096672
Thursday, 12th, 7:15pm at [TL857639], Bury St Edmunds - Evening Walk, Beerhouses and Inns of the Past. Meet at the Old Court House, Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds for a stroll around the town looking at locations of pubs and inns from the 1800s – 1970s., 1.5mi/2.4km, Leader Trevor A
Saturday, 14th, 10am at [TM230738], Stradbroke - Dennis’s Birthday Cake Walk!, Stradbroke Community Centre, lots of free parking. Tea, coffee & cake at end of walk, chez Dennis & Jane, 5 mins from car park., 12mi/19.3km, Leader Dennis
Sunday, 15th, 10am at Park in lane leading to church [TL885713], Great Livermere, Morning walk, 4mi/6.4km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 15th, 10am at Meet St. Andrews church, Blythburgh. [TM489749], Walberswick, Walberswick & Blythburgh, return through the nature reserves., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Josie & Walter 01728 605548
Sunday, 15th, 10am at Ship Lane CP off Broad St [TL545799], Bishops Way (Ely), Visiting Little Downham (lunch), 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
moderate
Monday, 16th, 7pm at Shotley Community Centre right of the main road near the Rose Inn. [TM235350], Stour & Orwell Rivers, Along the Orwell, across the peninsula and return along the river Stour., 4.5mi/7.2km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170
Tuesday, 17th, 10am at [TL865462], Long Melford Old School car park., To Kentwell and around., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader Janet
Wednesday, 18th, 10am at Park & meet at lower CP behind Sainsbury [TL713745], Mildenhall, Walking towards West Row, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 18th, 10am at Meet at the large lay-by on Freston Hill. Drive under the Orwell Bridge, along the Strand, and second lay-by on your left going up hill just before the village sign for Freston. WCs at Pinmill. [TM175400], Freston to Pinmill, Riverside, wood and countryside walk., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Martin Pickup 01473212742
Friday, 20th, 10:30am at [TL877606], Sicklesmere., Rushbrooke Arms at rear of larger car park. Custom appreciated if only for a drink. Leisurely paced walk via Little Welnetham and Rushbrooke Church., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Julie
Saturday, 21st, 10am at [TL841841], Thetford Warren Lodge Car Park - Wandering around the Warrens., Circular walk to Brandon Country Park returning via High Lodge. Picnic lunch., 12mi/19.3km, Leader Chris F
Sunday, 22nd, 10am at Park in Bures Station car park. [TL903339], Bures, Castle and Dragon figure of 8 walk, This is a two part walk starting in the lovely hamlet of Bures. 5 miles in the morning returning to Bures Hamlet and for the more hardy 5 miles after lunch., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Steve Pritchard 01787 279325
Sunday, 22nd, 10am at Magdalen Road car park- long stay area [TM027425], Hadleigh/Elmsett, Walk by Aldham church to Elmsett. Continue to Whatfield and Hadleigh. Bring picnic lunch, 11.7mi/18.8km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979
Tuesday, 24th, 10am at [TM013577], Gt. Finborough., Meet in the car park by the children’s play area off Middlefield Drive. A walk towards Onehouse crossing the golf course and along the Rattlesden River., 5mi/8km, Leader Di & Elaine
Wednesday, 25th, 9:05am at Park at the Kingfisher Long stay (pay & display) and proceed to the bus park 400m [TL874412], Wool towns wander. Assington to Hadleigh, Meet in Sudbury Bus Park where we will travel to Assington. We will walk fron there to Hadleigh and bus back to Sudbury., 8.5mi/13.7km, Leader Keith B 01787 277484
Wednesday, 25th, 10am at Park and meet at the car park of Debenham Leisure Centre (adjacent to the High School) in Gracechurch Street. Please use the parking spaces on the far side next to the Bowls Club. [TM165630], Debenham, A country walk around Debenham. The leader will select the route nearer the walk date depending on weather and footpath conditions., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201
Wednesday, 25th, 10am at Park at Recreation Ground (if available) or Station Rd. Meet at junction of A1123 (Stretham Rd/High St) and Station Road [TL486748], Wilburton, Morning walk, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Newmarket & District
Thursday, 26th, 10:30am at Meet at North Warren car park off Aldeburgh-Aldringham road. [TM454586], North Warren, Aldringham, North Warren, Aldringham., 4.5mi/7.2km, Leader Anne 01728 747966
Friday, 27th, 10:30am at [TL826621], Horringer., Park at Community Centre. £1 per car parking contribution please. Leisurely paced circular walk., 3.5mi/5.6km, Leader Paul & Chris
Saturday, 28th, 10am at [TL892450], Acton Village Hall car park at rear of Crown, Public House. Picnic Lunch., 13mi/20.9km, Leader Steve C
Sunday, 29th, 10am at West of Brinkley [TL606551], Woodland Cemetery, Visiting Weston Colville, 4mi/6.4km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 29th, 10am at Meet opposite The Ship pub. [TM477706], Dunwich Forest, Dunwich Forest, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Jim 01728 453746
Sunday, 29th, 10am at Village Hall CP. Donation for parking please. [TL283508], Hatley St George, Variation on walk of 14 May 2017, 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
moderate
Sunday, 29th, 10am at Frostenden lay-by. Toilets available. [TM483818], Frostenden to Covehithe & Benacre, Walk to Covehithe for picnic. Return passing Horse & Groom pub to Frostenden., 12mi/19.3km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170
Tuesday, 31st, 10am at [TM011744], Wattisfield Community Centre., Car park donation appreciated please. Circular walk via Hepworth Church., 5.8mi/9.3km, Leader Rosalind & Alison

August

Wednesday, 1st, 10am at Village Hall CP near church - approach via village green [TL559448], Hadstock, Morning walk, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 1st, 10am at Meet at the Bucklesham Shannon public house car park or layby opposite. IP10 0DR. TM243418 [TM243418], Bucklesham with Buckles, Moderate walking to Brightwell, touching Newbourne and back via Bucklesham Hall. 4 stiles and some cross field paths. Optional pub lunch. http://thebuckleshamshannon.co.uk/, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Paul Buckles 01473405468
Sunday, 5th, 10am at Park with courtesy in village street and meet at The Green [TL630547], Brinkley, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 5th, 10am at Road side parking close to the church [TM124450], A stroll from Sproughton, A meandering cicular walk from Sroughton via Chantry Park, 6.1mi/9.8km, Leader Linda B 01787370291
Sunday, 5th, 10am at By the pond at the boat house. [TM471595], Thorpeness - Aldeburgh including Aldeburgh meadows, Walk westward past the windmill, along the disused railway line to Aldeburgh and down onto the meadows to the Alde. Follow the riverbank round to the town and back along the seafront., 7mi/11.3km, Leader Keith Redfern 0744 345 6144
Sunday, 5th, 10am at Park on road opposite Bull Hotel [TL724737], Barton Mills, River Lark and Mildenhall area, 9.5mi/15.3km, Contact Newmarket & District
Tuesday, 7th, 10am at [TL544484], Hildersham., Park considerately on the High Street and meet at the small green by the post box and telephone box. Walk along the River Granta to Linton and return via the Icknield Way and a Roman road., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Keith
Wednesday, 8th, 10am at On the Harkstead Road at the Car park Lower Holbrook [TM176351], Stutton and Alton Water, Circular walk from the CP at Lower Holbrook towards Alton Water., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Viv 01787 375047
Wednesday, 8th, 10am at Village Hall CP in Felsham Road. Donation for parking please [TL913592], Bradfield St George., Morning walk, 6.5mi/10.5km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 8th, 10am at Street Parking half way up Bourne Hill [TM161417], Ipswich to Chelmondiston Circular, Circular WalkRamblers Menu at Red Lion Chelmondiston or PicnicIf bus timetables remain the same, it is possible to do half day walk and catch bus back to Ipswich @ 13:00 outside Red Lion Chelmondiston, 12mi/19.3km, Leader Barry Trevelyan 07749531997
Friday, 10th, 10:30am at [TL876892], Croxton., Devil’s Punchbowl car park near Croxton. Leisurely paced circular forest walk partly using Hereward Way., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Dave H
Saturday, 11th, 9am at , 10am at [TM144739], Eye Circular Walk, Car Share Option 09:00 or meet at Eye Cross Street Free Car Park, walk starts at 10 am. Picnic Lunch., 14.5mi/23.3km, Leader Gavin 01284 723575
Sunday, 12th, 10am at Village CP in Brittons Road [TL765635], Barrow, Visiting Denham Castle & Desning Hall, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 12th, 10am at Meet in Market Place car park, Saxmundham. [TM385631], Saxmundham, Saxmundham., 8mi/12.9km, Leader Graham 07892 951166
Sunday, 12th, 10am at Rodbridge Corner. Donation for parking please [TL857437], Long Melford Country Park, Local villages walk, 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 12th, 10am at Meet at village car park, next to Red Lion ph in the middle of Chelmondiston. [TM204371], Shotley , Stour and Orwell, Circular walk around the peninsular from Chelmondiston. Bring food for a picnic lunch at Shotley. There will be an opportunity to buy drinks., 11mi/17.7km, Leader Keith Moxon 01473 212742
moderate
Monday, 13th, 7am at The Street, Harkstead [TM188347], Bakers Arms to Hoolbrook Creek, Start Bakers Arms , Harkstead .Parking on road plus a car park on the road opposite to the pub. Harkstead to Holbrrok Creek return,, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170
moderate
Monday, 13th, 7pm at The Street, Harkstead [TM188347], Bakers Arms Harkstead to Holbrook Creek, Start Bakers Arms, Harkstead. Parking on road plus a car park on the road opposite to the pub. Harkstead to Holbrook Creek return,, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170
Tuesday, 14th, 10am at [TL827479], Glemsford Village Hall., Circular walk through rolling countryside via Fern Hill and Boxted Church., 6.2mi/10km, Leader Jim & Wendy
Wednesday, 15th, 10am at Park near church [TL776891], Weeting, Visiting Emilys Wood, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 15th, 10am at Meet near bus cafe in cul de sac near A12 / Foxhall Road roundabout [TM249442], Newbourne and Brightwell, Morning walk through Newbourne Nature Reserve returning via Brightwell round woodland and fields, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Rosemary Milner 01473 725170
Friday, 17th, 10:30am at [TL905548], Cockfield Village Hall car park, Church Lane., Leisurely paced, circular walk., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Roy
Saturday, 18th, 10am at [TM274433], Newbourne., Circular walk taking in Waldringfield. Car share option meet at 08:30 or contact leader if going direct to park at Newbourne Springs Nature Reserve Car Park. Limited parking. Walk starts at 10 am. Picnic lunch., 12mi/19.3km, Leader Richard & Shirley
Sunday, 19th, 10am at Meet at Nature Reserve parking area ½ mile down the Green/ Temple Bridge road, Tudddenham [TL745721], Cavenham Heath, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 19th, 10am at Meet at car park on Westleton Heath. Take Dunwich Road out of Westleton village and approx. 1.5 miles car park on left just before woodland starts. [TM459696], Westleton & Dunwich Heath, Heathland and hopefully we will see the heather at its best., 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Sunday, 19th, 10am at Parking at Ringshall Village Hall [TM050515], A Rumba around Ringshall, The route of this walk takes us into the rural countryside with some stretches well off the beaten track, 7mi/11.3km, Contact TBA 01787280392
Sunday, 19th, 10am at Park at village hall in Bardwell Road, Sapiston [TL916750], Honington and Sapiston, Day walk, 12mi/19.3km, Contact Newmarket & District
Tuesday, 21st, 10am at [TL980590], Rattlesden Sports Centre car park., Circular walk., 5.4mi/8.7km, Leader Lynda & Di
Wednesday, 22nd, 10am at Park at village hall in Main Street. Donation for parking please [TL733880], Hockwold cum Wilton, Lanes and riverside, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 22nd, 10am at Gazely church [TL720642], 3 villages, Gazely , Dalham & Moulton, This walk takes in three picturesque villages in the area., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Margaret K 01787 280996
Wednesday, 22nd, 10am at Saxmundham train station. Expected train from Woodbridge arrives 09:53 [TM385631], Saxmundham, Kelsale and the Gull Stream, The route is from Saxmundham station and covers some beautiful countryside before returning via Kelsale.Train from Woodbridge or Melton at approx 9.30am, summer timetable pending. Check website nearer date., 7mi/11.3km, Leader Sandra Summers 01473 259033
Thursday, 23rd, 10am at [TL908338], Bures - The Abberton Scheme., 10th Anniversary of saving paths. Bures. Circular walk. Car park at Sports Field Nayland Road. Contact leader for car-share from Bury., 7mi/11.3km, Leader Dave C
Friday, 24th, 10am at [TL855642], Bury St Edmunds., Meet at the Abbey Gate for a leisurely paced walk., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Dawn
Saturday, 25th, 10am at , 10am at [TM424497], Orford., Car share option meet at 08:30. Walk starts at 10 am from car park on approach to quay. Charges apply. Please contact leader if going direct. Picnic lunch., 10mi/16.1km, Leader Ian
Sunday, 26th, Bentley and around, Woods and rivulets in the Bentley area, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584
Sunday, 26th, 10am at Meet in layby just south of Westleton on B1125 Reckford Road. [TM441685], Westleton, Westleton, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Maurice 01926 640810
Tuesday, 28th, 10am at [TL914490], Lavenham., Park at rear of public car park situated next to the Cock Horse Inn. Circular walk which includes part of the St. Edmund Way., 5.6mi/9km, Leader Lynne & Dave
Wednesday, 29th, 10am at Picnic site off A134 1 mile SE of Mundford. [TL815917], Lynford Stag, Different walk to 29 April, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Newmarket & District
Friday, 31st, 10:30am at [TM027622], Haughley., Park at the Kings Arms. Leisurely paced circular walk. Custom appreciated at the pub if only for a drink., 3.8mi/6.1km, Leader Keith & Catherine

September

Saturday, 1st, 8am at Meet in the Kingfisher long stay car park at 8.00 am (pay & display) for coach pick up. [TL875409], Sudbury's Annual Norfolk Walk, By Coach to Holt in Norfolk and a 10 mile ramble to Sheringham or a shorter 7.0 mile walk with time for sightseeing., 11mi/17.7km, Leader Lesley P 01787 280392
Saturday, 1st, 10am at [TL995677], Great Ashfield., Car park at rear of Church. Donation for car park £1 per car please. Circular walk via Westhorpe and Bacton. Picnic lunch, anticipating pub for drinks., 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Rosie & Ron
Sunday, 2nd, 10am at Park with courtesy in street and meet at notice board [TL701584], Upend, 3 ½ mile option available. To Lidgate – or not, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 2nd, 10am at CP off A1101 near Lackford/West Stow [TL788715], Ramparts Field, Icknield Way Path and Trail, 11.5mi/18.5km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 2nd, 10am at Meet at car park in Fore Street, Framlingham. Turn right off B1116 from A12 onto B1119 and car park (free at time of writing) almost immediately on right, before small church. Please car share if possible as spaces can be limited. [TM284633], Around Framlingham, A walk through farmland around Framlingham following part of the Brownsord Way, returning past the castle and the mere. Toilets near start. Bring food & drink for picnic stop., 12.5mi/20.1km, Leader Pauline Hammond 07491208708
Tuesday, 4th, 10am at [TL697612], Ready for the off at Ashley!, Park at Ashley Pavilion. Donation for parking please., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader Carole
Wednesday, 5th, 9am at , 10:40am at Email walk leader to register interest and book place. Meet at Ipswich Station to catch 09.20 train to Cambridge, approx walk start 10:40 [TL462572], Cambridge Guided Tour and Walk to Grantchester., Train to Cambridge, 2 hour guided walking tour (approx cost £5-6), picnic by River, tea at Orchard Tea Gardens and return to Ipswich on 16.44. Numbers limited to 20, with priority to Ipswich Ramblers. Place must be booked, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316
Wednesday, 5th, 10am at Greyhound PH CP by kind permission - please provide custom and arrive early to book curry lunch [TL784594], Chevington, Morning walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 5th, 10am at CP off the Promenade. [TM079162], Brightlingsea, Brightlingsea area along the mouth of the river Colne., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Deborah S 01255 831573
Friday, 7th, 10:30am at [TL979776], Market Weston., Start from the Mill Inn car park. Custom would be appreciated at the end of the walk, if only for a drink. Circular walk via Market Weston Fen and Hopton., 3.5mi/5.6km, Leader Chris F
Saturday, 8th, 10am at [TL995677], Great Ashfield., Suffolk Historic Churches Ride & Stride Day. Park in car park at rear of Church. Facilities. Circular walk via four delightful churches. Donation for car park 50p per car please., 5mi/8km, Leader Ron & Rosie
Sunday, 9th, 10am at Meet on The Green outside of the boathouse/café. [TM471595], Thorpeness & environs, Heath and woodland, possibly coastal paths as well., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289
Sunday, 9th, 10am at Meet Hen Reed Beds car park. [TM471771], Reydon, River Blyth, Reydon church and woods., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Jennifer 01728 663751
Sunday, 9th, 10am at NT CP (£2) Free for NT members but bring membership cards [TL338509], Wimpole Hall, Figure of eight, 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District
Tuesday, 11th, 10am at [TL955807], Knettishall Heath main car park., Toilets available. Free parking but donation to Suffolk Wildlife Trust would be appreciated. Using Angles Way path to Hopton then returning via the Fen and airfield., 7mi/11.3km, Leader Chris F
Wednesday, 12th, 10am at CP off A1307 (opposite Wandlebury) on road to Stapleford [TL488532], Magog Down, Morning walk, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
Friday, 14th, 10:30am at [TL849663], Bury St Edmunds., Meet on Mitchell Avenue, Mildenhall Road (opposite the Co-op). Please park courteously. North Bury and Fornham All Saints circular walk. Leisurely paced., 3.5mi/5.6km, Leader Paul & Chris
Saturday, 15th, 8:30am at , 10am at [TL533384], Saffron Walden Circular, Car share option meet at 08:30. Walk starts 10 am from Swan Meadow Car Park, Saffron Walden. (charges apply) Walk takes in Harcamlow Way and Debden. Picnic lunch., 13mi/20.9km, Leader Trevor A
Sunday, 16th, 10am at Use Tower car park Cost £5.00 [TM264233], Walton & Hamford Water, A walk crossing the Salt Marshes of Hamford Water and Walton-on-the-Naze, 6.2mi/10km, Leader Linda B 01787370291
Sunday, 16th, 2pm at [TM268872], Alburgh., Meet in the Village Hall car park for a circular walk through Denton., 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader Steve M & Jane
Wednesday, 19th, 10am at The Beeches Community Centre. Donation for parking please [TL643741], Isleham, Morning walk, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 19th, 10am at Swan Meadow Car Park. This can be found off the Park Lane/ New Pond Lane roundabout [TL536384], A stride from Saffron Waldon via Audley End, This will be a wander from Saffron Waldon & across countryside to Audley End then back., 7.5mi/12.1km, Leader Margaret H 01787247814
Saturday, 22nd, 9:15am at , 10am at [TL765694], Cavenham., Car share option to assist parking, meet at 09:15. If travelling direct park carefully on grass triangle ¼ ml south east of Church avoiding vehicle sight-line obstructions at road junctions. Circular walk starts at 10 am. Picnic lunch., 11mi/17.7km, Leader Dave B
Sunday, 23rd, 10am at Meet in car park opposite Martlesham village hall. [TM249462], Martlesham, Martlesham, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Tim 01473 717239
Sunday, 23rd, 10am at Church CP [TM450752], Blythburgh, Walberswick and Southwold, possible Ferry, 10.5mi/16.9km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 23rd, 10am at Mersea Island Vineyard/ Maria's vintage tearoom car park/ overflow car park, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, CO5 8SX [TM039135], Mersea Island Peripheral, Circular Walk around Mersea Island, the most easterly inhabited island in the UK. Bring food drink. Afternoon tea at end of walk., 13.5mi/21.7km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316
Wednesday, 26th, 10am at Park with courtesy in Church Road near Post Office – on premises if providing custom to on-site café [TL760643], Barrow, Walking towards the Saxhams, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Wednesday, 26th, 10am at Park and meet at Dunwich Beach car park (free but donation requested for local charities). Toilets available. [TM479706], Dunwich, A walk through Dunwich Forest then over the heath for coffee stop at the Coastguard Cottages (NT). Return to start along the cliff path and via the Friary., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201
Thursday, 27th, 10:30am at Meet Hasketon Turks Head pub car park. [TM247506], Hasketon, Hasketon, 4.5mi/7.2km, Leader Graham 07892 951166
Saturday, 29th, 10am at [TL786854], Brandon Country Park., Car parking £3. Walk takes in High Lodge. Picnic lunch., 11mi/17.7km, Leader Jean & Daniel
Sunday, 30th, 10am at Use the National Trust car park (free for members) [TL546202], Hatfield forest,a thousand acres, a thousand years, This walk will use parts othe Harcamlow Way, Three Forests Way, & Pincey Brook before enrering the ancient Hatfield forest, 7mi/11.3km, Contact TBA 01787280392
Sunday, 30th, 10am at Fountains Lane CP (near church) [TL593732], Soham, Figure of eight, 10mi/16.1km, Contact Newmarket & District

October

Wednesday, 3rd, 10am at P&D CP [TL800714], West Stow Country Park, Forest walk, 5mi/8km, Contact Newmarket & District
Sunday, 7th, 10:30am at Meet Orford Town Square near church. [TM421499], Orford, Orford, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Tim 01473 717239
Sunday, 21st, 10am at Meet Wickham Market village hall car park. [TM301556], Wickham Market, Wickham Market, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Nigel 01394 285824
Thursday, 25th, 10:30am at Meet Friday Street parking area. [TM335518], Rendlesham Forest, Rendlesham Forest, circuit south via Claypond Cott / Spratt's Street., 4.7mi/7.6km, Leader Anne 01728 747966

August

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

September

Moderate
Saturday, 24th, 10am at Meet at end of road to Shingle Street. There is a grassy area with adequate parking just before Martello Tower, with an information board about Shingle Street. [TM366426], Shingle Street, Pan handle configured walk, with possible stop at Cafe Republic adjacent to HMP Warren Hill at Hollesley Bay complex for coffee/loo. Good views of River Ore and coast. Red Arrows not expected., 7mi/11.3km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

 

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