Ipswich & District Ramblers

List of walks

January

Wednesday 17th, 10am at Car park of the Eels Foot Inn, at Eastbridge. Take A12 to Yoxford, the B1122 towards Leiston, through Theberton, follow signs to pub. [TM453660], Eastbridge and around, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Angela Howes 01473 611703

Sunday 21st, 10am at Meet at the car park at the end of Woodbridge Airfield runway. Follow the signs to Rendlesham Forest Centre from Wilford Bridge on B1084. Turn right for the Centre and parking is 100 yards beyond Folly Cottage on your right. [TM354491], Rendlesham Forest, 6.5mi/10.5km, Contact Walks Admin 01473 212742

Wednesday 24th, 10am at Meet at Broom Hill car park on Broomheath off Sandy Lane in Woodbridge. Sandy Lane can be accessed from Ipswich Road (B1438) near John Grose Garage. [TM264478], Trails on the Riverbank, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Ian Dolby 07817115254

Sunday 28th, 10am at Free car park signposted off the square in Wickham Market. OS Explorer map 212. [TM301558], Hanging Around Wickham Market, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Pauline Hammond 07491208708

Wednesday 31st, 10am at In public car park in Bourne Park off Stoke Park Drive [TM151419], Reed beds, meadows and wood - second attempt, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584

February

Sunday 4th, 10am at Meet in dead end part of old A12 in Washbrook. Turn left where all routes go right onto old dual carriageway. [TM122423], Washbrook, 8.5mi/13.7km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979

Wednesday 7th, 10am at Meet and park in the Recreation Ground car park off School Street, opposite Stoke by Nayland Primary School (the Postcode shown). [TL984364], Stoke by Nayland, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201

Sunday 11th, 10am at Somersham playing field near shop. [TM088486], Around Somersham., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584

Wednesday 14th, 10am at Meet at car park of Shotley Community Centre, on B1456 near The Rose pub [TM235350], Shotley for Valentines, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Denis Mann 01473611901

Sunday 18th, 10am at Park at top of field overlooking the marshes at Iken picnic site. [TM399562], Iken Cliffs, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Wednesday 21st, 10am at Martlesham Recreation Ground Car park 100 yards beyond Red Lion pub on other side of the road [TM253473], Around the Fynn Valley, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Owen Thurtle 07983150494

Sunday 25th, 10am at Meet in car park of Co-op store, Riverside Avenue East, Manningtree. Free parking, but only available during store opening hours [TM104319], Manningtree, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979

March

Sunday 4th, 10am at Meet at Magdalen Road car park in Hadleigh, in long stay area. [TM028424], Hadleigh to Kersey, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Angela Howes 01473 611703

Wednesday 7th, park on the dead end side of Pesthouse Lane, Barham, towards Barham Pits. Nearest postcode IP6 0PF area, Barham and the Gipping, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Jo Mann 07939096672

Wednesday 14th, 10am at Queens Head, Eye, Suffolk [TM144738], Eye Spy, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Sandra Summers 01473 259033

Sunday 18th, 10am at Meet at car park in Wivenhoe at bottom of High Street on right. Entrance is off Clifton Terrace. Explorer 184 [TM038217], Wivenhoe, River Colne and Alresford Creek, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Sunday 25th, 10am at Park in Station Yard in Needham Market. Station Yard is on the right as you enter the main street from Ipswich. [TM090548], Around Needham Market, 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Brian Mullett 01379783658

Wednesday 28th, 10am at Park at car park at Snape cross roads, the other side of the road from the church. [TM395592], Snape, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

April

Wednesday 4th, 10:30am at Meet in car park of Stour Wood, on B1352 road between Wrabness and Ramsey. There is a brown sign to car park. Note start time as leader will come by train to Wrabness and probably walk back to Mistley/Manningtree. Anyone wishing for a longer walk is welcome to join that return. [TM190309], Stour Wood, Wrabness, 6.2mi/10km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979

Sunday 29th, 10am at Meet at car park of Bredfield village hall. Turn off A12 N of Woodbridge; turn right at old pump [signposted Dallinghoo & Charsfield] and hall is on your right. [TM269531], A Poet's walk from Bredfield, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Teresa Edge 01394383591

May

Wednesday 2nd, 7:30am at Holiday Inn Ransomes Europark. Also at 8am Crown Pools lay-by. [TM206413], No time at Starting point of walk is Old Palace Lane, Richmond. See Meeting point for coach pickup point [TQ173748], Sonia's Thames walk (fully booked), 8mi/12.9km, Leader Sonia 07800 847709

Wednesday 23rd, 8:30am at The Group will meet at Ipswich railway station in time to catch the 8.44 am train to Norwich. Approx cost of return ticket to Cromer with railcard or group discount is £12.40 [TM157437], 10:30am at The walk itself will start from Cromer Station at approx 10.30am. However the Group will meet at Ipswich railway station in time to catch the 8.44 am train to Norwich. Approx cost of return ticket to Cromer with railcard or group discount is £12.40 [TG213420], Cromer Camp and Coast Circular, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

July

Wednesday 4th, 10:30am at Meet and start the day well with a sustaining breakfast at The Cricketers Crown Street, Ipswich [TM162448], Ale Trail, 3.5mi/5.6km, Leader Sonia 07800 847709

Number of walks: 23

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018