• Walk from Snape Maltings

    The Sailors’ Path that runs from Snape to Aldeburgh has recently been signposted, repaired and thoroughly rejuvenated. It’s good to park and start at Snape Maltings and then you can walk as little or as far as you want. The path starts from the other side of the River Alde and leads up over the

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  • Walk on Dunwich Heath

    Dunwich Heath and Beach is owned by the National Trust and is an area of coastal lowland heath, with the gorse and heather stunning from July  to September. Our tried and tested walk starts by going west from the car park across the heath, loops round southwards past the Eels Foot Inn and Eastbridge, skirts the RSPB Minsmere reserve to

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  • Walk to Butley and Chillesford

    From Orford Quay, the path runs down by the side of the Alde estuary for a mile before  turning right and going inland across the fields to the Gedgrave Rd. From there, it carries straight on, past the Pinneys Smokehouses until it arrives at Butley Creek and  the Butley Ferry. There is a saucepan to bang to gain the

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  • Walk in Captain’s Wood

    Sometimes you go out for a walk and the weather seems ominous. But you go regardless. Storm clouds were gathering as we arrived at Captain’s Wood. It’s a nature reserve run by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust and the woodland dates back to the Middle Ages. There are ancient trees, oak, birch, hazel, clumps of mature Scots pine and

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