Thursday 19th May 2022
SOLD OUT (25) 10:00 am – Walk n'Water, Sudbury and Great Henny – Sudbury
The Granary, Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2AN
Join River Stour Trust volunteers to enjoy wonderful views on a walk from Sudbury to Great Henny along part of the St Edmund’s Way and Stour Valley Path. The return journey is by boat which includes passage through Great Cornard Lock. Please bring along a packed lunch to enjoy alongside complimentary refreshments during the midway stop our riverside Visitor Education Centre.
Some uneven, muddy paths. Complimentary refreshments available at midway picnic stop. Car parking £FREE. Town car parking available. Please book dogs in advance on 07850 883185
(26) 10:00 am – Is Kersey the most picturesque village in Suffolk? – Hadleigh
Parking area, Corks Lane, Hadleigh IP7 6DA
Our circular walk follows an undulating route to Kersey, so often portrayed in photographs and paintings with its thatched cottages majestic church and picturesque ford.
Car parking £FREE
(27) 10:30 am – Sparrows Nest and Seafront Walk – Lowestoft
Sparrows Nest Car Park, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XG
From the Sparrows Nest Park's bandstand we will walk along the seafront, climb Links Road, before we head back across the top of Gunton Cliffs, crossing a ravine, wander through Belle Vue Park and back down through the top of Sparrows Nest to return to the bandstand.
Steep hill to climb midway through the walk (Links Road). Walk is mainly on even paths. Steps and a steady descent through Sparrows Nest to bandstand at end of walk. Cafe and Museum open in Sparrows Nest Park after the walk. Car parking £FREE
SOLD OUT (28) 11:00 am – Little Bradley and the beautiful Upper Stour – Little Bradley
Little Bradley Hall, The Garden Barn Wedding and Conference venue, off B1061, Little Bradley CB9 7JG.
Starting from The Garden Barn Little Bradley Hall, the first half of the walk is along a section of the Stour Valley Path past the Grade II listed church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Great Bradley. We follow the peaceful south bank of the River Stour to a ford and weir at Waterfield Barn then leave the Stour Valley Path on to fields and through the picturesque hamlet of East Green with its orchards and thatched cottages. We then re-join the Stour Valley path as it drops gently back down to Little Bradley. During this walk you can hear about some of the history of the area, including the notorious ‘body in the vegetable patch’ murder which occurred in Little Bradley in 1972, and there is an optional visit to the tiny Anglo-Saxon Church of All Saints in Little Bradley.
Follow the signs to the Garden Barn which is about 100 yards beyond the church on the left. Parts of the walk can be muddy in wet weather and there a couple of small footbridges, one of which has steps at either end. Car parking £FREE