Thursday 26th May 2022


(55) 10:30 am – River Lark Circular Walk – Mildenhall

Meet next to the River Lark display map on the Wilco side of the Recreation Way Car Park (behind the Sainsbury's store), Recreation Way, Mildenhall IP28 7HG

Walk fee

Free

Estimated time

1.5 hours

Walk distance

3 miles

6,000 steps

This walk takes us across the River Lark, alongside the Norah Hanbury-Kelk water meadows and nature reserve, to the village of Barton Mills. We re-cross the River Lark at an old mill and then walk back alongside the river to the Jubilee playing fields eventually returning to our start point.

A combination of pavements, tracks and grassy surfaces; some a little uneven. Can be muddy and slippery in places. A bridge to cross, roads to cross, concrete steps at Barton Mills, and steps at the beginning and end of the walk. 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
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(56) 10:30 am – A Hill and a Valley Ramble, dipping a toe into Essex – Wiston

St Mary's Church, Hall Lane (off Bures Road) Wiston CO6 4LX

Walk fee

£5.00

Estimated time

2.5 hours

Walk distance

3 miles

6,000 steps

A Hill! In Suffolk. Walk along the slopes of the Stour Valley typical of this part of the Dedham Vale, through farmland and villages towards Little Horkesley in Essex.

Car parking £FREE. Donation to St Mary's Church welcome.

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

SOLD OUT (57) 10:30 am – Marltesham Creek with views of the River Deben – Martlesham

Car park at St Mary the Virgin Church, Church Lane, Martlesham IP12 4PQ.

Walk fee

Free

Estimated time

1.5 hours

Walk distance

3 miles

6,000 steps

A very pretty walk beside a field and through pasture land, climbing steps up on to a riverbank, where we'll enjoy attractive views of Martlesham Creek and the River Deben on which you are likely to see waterfowl, before continuing beside the river through a boatyard.

Two kissing gates to pass through. Part of the path can be muddy after rain. There are some exposed roots and a climb up approximately 20 small steps at the end of the walk. Car parking £FREE. Donations welcome.

Medium - a steady pace (up to 3mph)
Moderate - used to walking (longer distance at steady pace)
Car parking available (charges may apply)
Bring a packed lunch
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed
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(58) 10:45 am – Lackford Lakes Circuit – Lackford

Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Lackford Lakes Car Park, Lackford, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6HX

Walk fee

Free

Estimated time

1.5 hours

Walk distance

2.5 miles

5,000 steps

This circuit will explore a marshy open breckland area, mixed woodlands and the trail that winds between the many lakes which were previously excavation pits. There may be an opportunity to enter a hide and view waterfowl.

11.00 am start. Refreshments available at café on site. Car parking £FREE, suggested donation of £1.

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
Pushchair accessible
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