Saturday 28th May 2022


(64) 10:15 am – West Stow and Wordwell Wanderings – West Stow

West Stow Country Park, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6HG

Walk fee

£10.00

Estimated time

5.5 hours

Walk distance

13 miles

26,000 steps

Enjoy this walk in the expansive King's Forest through belts of pine trees to find the River Lark and the impressive grounds at Culford School.

Café available at start and end of walk. Car parking £3 all day

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

SOLD OUT (65) 10:30 am – Clare and Cavendish Circular Walk – Clare

Clare Castle County Park, Malting Lane, Clare CO10 8NW

Walk fee

£5.00

Estimated time

3 hours

Walk distance

7 miles

14,000 steps

From Clare Castle Country Park we firstly walk about 3 miles east along the valley floor of the River Stour to the village of Pentlow. We cross the Stour into Cavendish, with a short stop on the Green, and then climb to the shoulder on the north side of the valley, returning to Clare along the Stour Valley Path. There are excellent views of the countryside throughout the walk.

Refreshments available in Cavendish during a short stop. Platform One café available in the Park after the walk. Group can be split into a faster and slower group so walkers can feel comfortable with the pace. Weekend car parking charges £5 all day.

Fast pace - a strong walk (over 3mph)
Hard - experienced walker (full day's walk at strong pace)
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Toilet facilities available
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed
Walkers Are Welcome logo

SOLD OUT (66) 10:30 am – Shotley and Erwarton Farms and Rivers Walk – Shotley

Shotley Marina, King Edward VII Drive, Shotley, Ipswich IP9 1QJ

Walk fee

£2.00

Estimated time

3 hours

Walk distance

7.5 miles

15,000 steps

This lovely walk alongside the two largest tidal river estuaries in Suffolk will not fail to impress you! We'll meander alongside the Erwarton Bay RSPB reserve up to Erwarton St Mary's Church. Bypassing the wonderful Erwarton Hall with it's gatehouse 'folly' we continue across fields to Shotley St Mary's Church, stopping at the two Commonwealth War cemeteries. We return along the banks of the River Orwell, Shotley Marshes and Shotley Marina. The views across to Felixstowe Docks and the Port of Harwich are simply breathtaking!

Church visits optional. There are three Shotley pubs open for walkers. The HMS Ganges Museum in Shotley Marina is also open. 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)
Pushchair accessible
Toilet facilities available
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed

(67) 10:30 am – Campfire Make and Bake – Thornham

Outside the Visitor Centre, Thornham Walks, Gislingham Road, Eye IP23 8HH

Walk fee

£12.00

Estimated time

2.5 hours

Walk distance

2 miles

4,000 steps

Join foraging expert Jon Tyler with a taste of outdoor cooking; brush up on your whittling skills, then make a bread twist damper and cook it over a fire in the woods. The event can cater for vegetarians, wheat free and vegan.

Vegetarian, wheat free and vegan options available – please ring 07850 885130. Children must be over 8. Meet outside the Visitor Centre. Car parking £3

Slow - a gentle stroll (up to 2mph)
Easy - suitable for all - a short walk at a slow pace
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Pushchair accessible
Toilet facilities available
Wheelchair accessible
Family-friendly

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