Monday 23rd May 2022


(43) 9:30 am – North of the Abbey Gardens, The Grand Grounds – Bury St Edmunds

Abbey Gardens Main Entrance, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS

Walk fee

£10.00

Estimated time

8 hours

Walk distance

16 miles

32,000 steps

On this challenging and varied walk, we will be walking to the starting point of The Lark Valley Path before venturing in to the grounds of Culford School and then onto the quiet villages of Ingham and Timworth. We will find Ampton Point to Point Course and then the iconic Sugar Beet Factory comes into view. With some urban walking to join up the paths, this is a very rewarding walk.

Parking at Ram Meadow Car Park, Cotton Lane, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1XT (Ringo App)

Medium - a steady pace (up to 3mph)
Hard - experienced walker (full day's walk at strong pace)
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Toilet facilities available
Bring a packed lunch

(44) 10:00 am – RSPB Minsmere at 75 – Westleton

RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve, Sheepwash Lane, Westleton IP17 3BY

Walk fee

£12.00

Estimated time

2.5 hours

Walk distance

2 miles

4,000 steps

Since becoming an RSPB nature reserve in 1947, more than 6,000 different species of wildlife have been identified at Minsmere. Timed to coincide with the start of the breeding season and peak of spring migration, join us for a guided walk as we celebrate our 75th birthday. Our guides will show you avocets, gulls, terns, warblers, insects and much more, as well as telling you about important moments in Minsmere’s history.

This walk will include visits to the birdwatching hides, where face coverings are recommended. The café and shop will be open after the walk. Children over 8 only. Car parking £FREE

Medium - a steady pace (up to 3mph)
Easy - suitable for all - a short walk at a slow pace
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Toilet facilities available
Family-friendly
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(45) 10:30 am – Circular Walk from St Mary’s Church in Capel via All Saint’s, Little Wenham – Capel St Mary

Behind St Marys Church, Days Green, Capel St Mary IP9 2HZ

Walk fee

£10.00/Children £7.50

Estimated time

1.5 hours

Walk distance

2.5 miles

5,000 steps

A scenic walk starting at St Marys in Capel via All Saints, Little Wenham, one of Suffolk’s best kept secrets hidden up a track past one of the oldest houses in England. All Saints is a 13th century flint church with a Tudor brick topped tower. Behind the altar the walls are alive with medieval paintings such as St Margaret with her dragon and St Catherine with her wheel.

There will be guided tours inside both churches on this walk.

Some paths are uneven and could be muddy with stiles. Car parking £FREE

Medium - a steady pace (up to 3mph)
Moderate - used to walking (longer distance at steady pace)
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed
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SOLD OUT (46) 14:00 pm – Shotley Point Stroll – Shotley Gate

The Bristol Arms, Bristol Hill, Shotley Gate, Ipswich IP9 1QP

Walk fee

Free

Estimated time

1.5 hours

Walk distance

3.5 miles

7,000 steps

This easy coastal walk is devised by Shotley Open Spaces and follows a well defined circular route around Shotley Gate from the Bristol Arms pub.

The Bristol Arms pub will be open for food and drink. The HMS Ganges Museum open in the nearby marina. Car parking £FREE

Medium - a steady pace (up to 3mph)
Moderate - used to walking (longer distance at steady pace)
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Toilet facilities available
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed

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