Thank you to the walks leaders who have
contributed to this programme.
SUN 3 MAR 10.00 hrs SNAPE & TUNSTALL FORESTS
6 miles Expl.212/393 575 Angela Howes & Eleanor Mitchell
Meet at car park of Snape Maltings, behind the shops. [WCs]
WED 6 MAR 10.00 hrs BEALINGS AND ABOUT
6 miles Expl.212/253 473 Gareth Evans
Meet at Martlesham recreation ground, next to Spencer’s garage and near Red Lion ph.
SUN 10 MAR 10.00 hrs ASHBOCKING
6 miles Expl.211/183 542 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park of Suffolk Wildlife Trust HQ, which is signposted 500 yds after the B1077/B1078 cross roads going N on B1077 through the village. First house on your left.
WED 13 MAR 10.00 hrs THORPENESS & SIZEWELL
6 miles [or 11 miles] Expl.212/471 595 Stuart Beauchamp
Meet at the green in front of the boating lake at Thorpeness. Pay & Display car park or on road parking nearby. Option to do a further 5 mile walk after lunch; either bring F & D for picnic or eat at tea rooms at Thorpeness.
SUN 17 MAR 10.00 hrs STOKE-BY-NAYLAND
6 miles 10.00 hrs Isla Clough
Meet at car park of Recreation Ground which is off School Lane. Coming from A12, on entering village straight over x-roads, pass Angel Inn on left, pass garage and when road bends right at White Horse cottage you turn left.
WED 20 MAR 10.00 hrs SNAPE & FRISTON
6 miles Expl.212/395 592 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park opposite Snape church on the x-roads of A1094 and B1069. Going N on A12 turn off onto A1094 towards Aldeburgh.
SUN 24 MAR 10.00 hrs STAVERTON, WANTISDEN & BUTLEY
12 miles Expl.212//354 491 Angela Howes & Eleanor Mitchell
[F&D]Meet at parking area at end of Woodbridge airfield runway. Follow signs for Rendlesham Forest Centre from Wilford Bridge roundabout on B1084. Turn right for Centre and parkings is 200 yds beyond Folly House on your right.
WED 27 MAR 10.00 hrs LOVELY LAVENHAM
6.5 miles Expl.196/912 490 Gareth Evans
Meet at public
car park [free] behind The Cock ph. At T- jcn by The Swan hotel
turn left and car park is 200 yds on your left.
WED 3 APR 10.00 hrs FORDHAM & COLNE VALLEY
6 miles Expl.184/943 264 Stephen Lloyd
Meet at car park on Fordham Heath, Eight Ash Green. A12 to Colchester, leave at exit [after football stadium] A1124 ,turn right over roundabout and turn right; pass Cricketeers Arms ph; left at jcn; parking 300 yds on your left. [20 mins. from A12/A14 jcn!]
SUN 7 APR 10.00 hrs RIVER DEBEN & FOREST
13 miles Expl.197/306 475 Keith Moxon
[F&D] Meet at car park on Sutton Heath (South); off B1083 from Wilford Bridge roundabout to Bawdsey road; car park is on your left after Sutton Hoo and on sharpright hand bend.
TUES 9 APR 10.00 hrs MELTON SOUPER WALK
5 miles Expl.212/288 5 Al & Hazel Glassock & Sheila Hammond
Meet at car park of Melton picnic site, just over level crossing at Melton station.
Lunch afterwards of soup, roll, dessert and tea/coffee [[£3] in St.Andrews church rooms, Station Rd. Melton at 12.15pm in aid of Group funds.
SUN 14 APR 10.00 hrs CONSTABLE COUNTRY
7 miles Expl.196/058 334 Martin Pickup
Meet at public car park in Mill Lane, Dedham.
WED 17 APR 08.15 hrs WOODBRIDGE FOR BREAKFAST
5 miles Expl.212/265 478 Gareth Evans
Meet at parking area at Broomheath, off Sandy Lane in Woodbridge, near John Grose garage. Walk first, then stop for breakfast before continuing walk. Order from menu in car park on arrival. For walk ONLY, meet outside Woodbridge railway station at 09.30 am. [WCs]
SUN 21 APR 10.00hrs HACHESTON & PARHAM
7 miles Expl.212/312 585 Eleanor Mitchell & Angela Howes
Meet at car park of Hacheston village hall. Coming off A12 onto B1116 and the hall is on your left in the village just after the church.
WED 24 APR 10.00 hrs KERSEY AND BEYOND
6.5 miles Expl. 196/012 444 Gareth Evans
Meet at rear car park of Kersey Mill. Take A1071 Hadleigh road from Ipswich; stay on Hadleigh bypass and take right turn for Lavenham A1141. Mill is on right after half-mile.
driveway through and signs for Coffee Shop. Coffee
available from 9.30 am.
SUN 28 APR 10.00hrs STUTTON & TATTINGSTONE
6 miles Expl.197/143 347 Isla Cough
Community Centre. Coming from Royal Hospital School,
pass main entrance to Alton Water and 1 mile on Centre is
on your right.
WED 1 MAY 10.00hrs CAPEL HALL & GULPHER
5.5 miles Expl.197/292 357 Frank Beckett
Meet at car park of Half Moon ph on High Rd. in Walton, near Felixstowe [IP11 9QL]. Optional lunch afterwards.
WED 8 MAY 10.00 hrs ALTON, BENTLEY & BLUEBELLS
6 miles Expl.197/137 377 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park at Lemons Hill Bridge [NORTH] over Alton Water; near Tattingstone White Horse ph.
SUN 12 MAY 10.00hrs GRUNDISBURG
6 miles Expl.197/222 503 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park of recreation ground. Turn down drive opposite FP sign [new building on corner], at Ipswich end of village.
WED 15 MAY 10.00hrs SUDBOURNE &CAPTAINS WOOD
6 miles Expl.212/420 520 Eleanor Mitchell & Angela Howes
Meet at parking area opposite Sudbourne All Saints church. Take B1084 from Wilford Bridge roundabout; approx. 1 mile before Orford at Five Cross Ways, take left filter and then straight across and the church is in front of you, down narrow road.
WED 22 MAY 10.00 hrs HOMESTREET & BOXTED CROSS
6 miles Expl.196/034 337 Gareth Evans
Meet at parking area outside Langham church. Take A12 south and leave at turning for Dedham; turn right at church back under A12 thro’ Stratford St Mary village. Pass hotel, then uphill to jcn and turn right, then right again to Langham and then right down track to church.
SUN 26 MAY 10.00 hrs AROUND BOULGE
6 miles Expl.212/250 505 Geoff Knight
Meet at parking area on the village green at Hasketon; near church.
WED 29 MAY 10.00hrs HOLBROOK & HALSTEAD
6 miles Expl.197/167 366 Dennis Mann
Meet at car park of Holbrook Community Centre. Passing S thro’ village from Ipswich, turn right at post office, just before The Compasses ph. Car park is 200 yds on right, just beyond village hall.
FRI 31 MAY 19.00 hrs AROUND MELTON
4 miles Expl.212/288 503 Al & Hazel Glassock
at car park of Melton
picnic site, just over the level crossing at Melton
and light refreshment mid walk [£2.50p] in aid of
WED 5 JUN 10.00 hrs RIVER, WOODS AND ORCHIDS
5 miles Expl.197/235 390 Mike Rhodes
Meet at lower car park of The Ship ph at Levington; just past the church.
Evening amble ramble
FRI 7 JUN 19.00 hrs UP THE CREEK
4 miles Expl.197/248 461 Gareth Evans
Meet at Martlesham Community Centre on Felixstowe Rd. at the back of big Tesco.
SUN 9 JUN 10.00 hrs UFFORD
6 miles Expl.212/299 522 Isla Clough
Meet at car park of Lower Ufford Church. Turn down lane to church; left at village stocks; then right into car park.
WED 12 JUN 10.00 hrs AROUND NEEDHAM
6.5 miles Expl.211/093 547 Stuart Beauchamp
Meet at main car park of Needham Lakes [WC]
FRI 14 JUN 19.00 hrs SWANNING AROUND SWILLAND
4 miles Expl.211/185 523 Gareth Evans
Meet at public car park at Swilland next to Moon & Mushroom ph; signposted at N end of Witneshaham
SUN 16 JUN 10.00 hrs BURSTALL & FLOWTON
6 miles Expl.196/086 434 Geoff Knight
Meet at car park of Hintlesham & Chattisham Community Centre, opposite the church, off the main road through Hintlesham. .
FRI 21 JUN 19.00 hrs PIPERS VALE & THE ORWELL
4 miles Expl.197/178 420 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park at Orwell Park, Pipers Vale. Signposted off Landseer Rd; turn into Sandyhill [Bauder warehouse] on corner and keep going through housing estate to car park.
TUE 25 JUN 10.00 hrs GYPPSWICK VALLEY
6 miles Expl.211/098 569 Roger Holt
Meet at car park behind the village hall in Creeting St Mary; near red telephone box.
Afternoon Amble Ramble
WED 26 JUN 14.00hrs YOUR REWARD - TEA AND CAKES !
3.5 miles Expl.197/282 397 Mike & Maddy Rhodes
Meet at the car park of Kirton church hall. Turn left at end of Rectory Rd. from village green. After walk enjoy tea and cakes in the church hall [£2] [WCs]
FRI 28 JUN 19.00 hrs BEALINGS ABOUND
4 miles Expl.212/254 474 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park of Martlesham recreation ground, next to Spicer’s garage and near Red Lion ph.
SUN 30 JUN 10.00 hrs WICKHAM MARKET & UFFORD
8 miles Expl.212/301 557 Helen Howe
Meet at long
stay car park off the hill in Wickham Market.
Bring drink & a snack.
WED 3 JUL 10.00 hrs HEATH, BEACH AND NUCLEAR
6 miles Expl.212/471 595 Gareth Evans
Meet on the green outside the boathouse at The Meare, Thorpeness. Pay and display parking or on nearby roadside.
Evening Amble ramble
FRI 5 JUL 19.00 hrs MELTON & FOXBORO FARM
4 miles Expl.212/288 503 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park of Melton picnic site; just over level crossing at Melton station..
SUN 7 JUL 10.00 hrs SNAPE & FRESTON
6 miles Expl.212/443 582 Isla Clough
Meet at car park at Hazlewood Marshes near Aldeburgh, on the right of A1094 and just before the golf club.
WED 10 JUL 10.00 hrs WOODHALL & METHERSGATE
6.5 miles Expl.197/312 446 Dennis Mann
Meet at car park of Woodhall Hotel near Sutton. Take B1083 from Wilford Bridge roundabout to Sutton. Approx 1 mile beyond village turn right up Woodhall Drive.
FRI 12 JUL 19.00 hrs HINTLESHAM
4 miles Expl.196/086 434 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park of Hintlesham & Chattisham Community Centre, opposite the church on the main road through Hintlesham.
SUN 14 JUL 10.00 hrs FELIXSTOWE & FALKENHAM
9 miles Expl.197/303 358 Helen Howe
[F&D] Meet at The Grove car park. A14 to Felixstowe, take first exit from docks roundabout, and again at next roundabout and again at third roundabout. Car park is at the end of the road.
FRI 19 JUL 19.00 hrs WANDERING ROUND WITNESHAM
4 miles Expl.197/185 503 Gareth Evans
Meet at parking area behind red brick bus shelter opposite Witnesham Nursing Home and 200 yds from Barley Mow ph.
SUN 21 JUL 10.00 hrs BENTLEY, BRANTHAM & STOUR
13 miles Expl.197/136 374 Keith Moxon
[F&D] Meet at car park at Lemons Hill Bridge [south] over Alton Water and 250m N of Tattingstone church.
WED 24 JUL 10.00 hrs SNAPE & TUNSTALL FOREST
5.5 miles Expl.212/293 575 Al Glassock
Meet at Snape Maltings. Drive right through complex to T-jcn and turn left up to car park overlooking the marshes.
Evening amble ramble
FRI 26 JUL 19.00 hrs A WOODLAND WALK
4 miles Expl.212/349 502 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park on left of B1084 from Wilford Bridge roundabout; follow signs for Forest Centre and car park is on the left, signposted Butley Corner car park, half a mile before the turning for the Centre.
SUN 26 JUL 10.00 hrs GRUNDISBURGH
6 miles Expl.197/222 503 Isla Clough
Meet at car park of recreation ground. Turn down driveway opposite FP sign [new building on corner] at Ipswich end of village.
WED 31 JUL 10.00 hrs DUNWICH HEATH
6 miles Expl.231/478 707 Stuart Beauchamp
Meet at car
park at Dunwich
beach. Coffee stop at Coastguard Cottages en
SUN 4 AUG 10.00 hrs UPPER FYNN VALLEY
6 miles Expl.197/185 503 Isla Clough
Meet at parking area at back of red brick bus shelter opposite Witnesham Nursing Home and 100 yds from the Barley Mow ph.
WED 7 AUG 10.00 hrs NEW OTLEY WALK
6 miles Expl.211/202 557 Frank Beckett
Meet at car park of White Hart ph at the N end of Otley village. Optional lunch afterwards.
SUN 11 AUG 10.00 hrs BRIGHTWELL, KIRTON & HEMLEY
12 miles Expl.197/242 442 Eleanor Mitchell & Angela Howes
[F&D] Meet at parking area at the end of cul-de-sac near roundabout on jcn of A12/Foxhall Rd. Follow sign for Brightwell and turn left within 50 yds.
WED 14 AUG 10.00 hrs ESSEX WAY & RIVER STOUR
7 miles Exp.196/057 333 Stephanie Bradbrook
Meet at public car park in Mill Lane, Dedham. Take A12 South , then leave on B1029; car park on your left after crossing river bridge.
SUN 18 AUG 10.00hrs RENDLESHAM FOREST
6 miles Expl.212/354 491 Martin Pickup
Meet at parking area at the end of Woodbridge airfield runway. Follow signs for Rendlesham Forest Centre from Wilford Bridge roundabout on B1084. Turn right for Centre and parking is approx. 100 yds beyond Folly House on your right.
WED 21 AUG 10.00 hrs WICKHAM MARKET/ MARTLESHAM
9.5 miles Expl.197/248 461 Angela Howes
[F&D] Meet at car park of Martlesham Community Centre on Felixstowe Rd at the back of big Tesco. We will catch the 10.25 am bus from Black Tiles ph to WM and walk back.
SUN 25 AUG 10.00 hrs FRAMSDEN
6.5 miles Expl.211/192 591 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park of Helmingham junior school, approx 1 mile past main gate to Helmingham hall as you approach Framsden on B1077.
WED 28 AUG 10.00 hrs BLAXHALL & TUNSTALL
6 miles Expl.381 559 Gareth Evans
Meet at car
park of Sandgalls
picnic site. Take B1069 from Wilford Bridge
roundabout towards Snape. Turn off onto minor road to Iken
and car park is approx. 400 yds on your right
SUN 1 SEP 10.00 hrs WESTLETON FOR HEATHER
6 miles Expl.231/459 696 Gareth Evans
Meet at car park on Westleton Heath. Follow road to Dunwich out of Westleton and car park is approx. one mile on your left, just before the woods start.
WED 4 SEP 10.00 hrs BENHALL & ABOUT
6 miles Expl.212/373 619 Dennis Mann
Meet at car park of Benhall church. Go N on A12 towards Farnham, then onto duel carriageway, pass turning for Aldeburgh and at end of duel carriageway turn left, signposted Benhall Church; turn right at T-jcn and car park is just beyond church.
SUN 8 SEP 10.00 hrs RAMSHOLT & SHOTTISHAM
6.5 miles Expl.197/309 414 Angela Howes & Eleanor Mitchell
Meet at top car park at Ramsholt. Take B1083 from Wilford Bridge roundabout; just past
Shottisham at T-jcn turn right and after ¾ mile turn right again, then after a further 1.25 miles turn right at sign for Ramsholt.
WED 11 SEP 10.00 hrs NORTH WARREN & MARSHES
6.5 miles Expl.212/471 595 Gareth Evans
Meet on the green outside the boathouse at The Meare, Thorpeness. Roadside parking or pay & display. [WCs]
WED 18 SEP 10.00 hrs DEDHAM & FLATFORD
6 miles Expl.196/058 334 Stephen Lloyd
Meet at main car park in Mill lane, Dedham.
SUN 22 SEP 10.00 hrs WITNESHAM VIA TOAD HALL
6.5 miles Expl.197/185 503 Gareth Evans
Meet at parking area behind the red brick bus shelter, opposite Witnesham Nursing Home and near The Barley Mow ph.
WED 25 SEP 10.00 hrs SAILORS PATH TO SNAPE
8 miles Expl.212/395 592 Frank Beckett
at parking area opposite Snape church on
x-roads of A1094/B1069.
Going N on A12 turn off onto A1094 for Aldeburgh
and follow to x-roads