Ipswich & District Ramblers

List of walks


Wednesday 15th, 10am at Meet near bus cafe in cul de sac near A12 / Foxhall Road roundabout [TM249442], Newbourne and Brightwell, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Rosemary Milner 01473 725170

Sunday 19th, 10am at Meet at car park on Westleton Heath. Take Dunwich Road out of Westleton village and approx. 1.5 miles car park on left just before woodland starts. [TM459696], Westleton & Dunwich Heath, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Wednesday 22nd, 10am at Saxmundham train station. Expected train from Woodbridge arrives 09:53 [TM385631], Saxmundham, Kelsale and the Gull Stream, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Sandra Summers 01473 259033

Sunday 26th, parking near the village hall or The Case is Altered pub and village store area, Bentley and around, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584


Sunday 2nd, 10am at Meet at car park in Fore Street, Framlingham. Turn right off B1116 from A12 onto B1119 and car park (free at time of writing) almost immediately on right, before small church. Please car share if possible as spaces can be limited. [TM284633], Around Framlingham, 12.5mi/20.1km, Leader Pauline Hammond 07491208708

Wednesday 5th, 9am at [TM157437], 10:40am at Email walk leader to register interest and book place. Meet at Ipswich Station to catch 09.20 train to Cambridge, approx walk start 10:40 [TL462572], Cambridge Guided Tour and Walk to Grantchester., 8mi/12.9km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Sunday 9th, 10am at Meet on The Green outside of the boathouse/café. [TM471595], Thorpeness & environs, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Wednesday 12th, 10am at Car park of Hintlesham & Chattisham Community Hall opposite the church in the middle of Hintlesham. [TM086434], Hiking around Hintlesham, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Wednesday 19th, 10am at Car park of YM Rugby Club near St Andrews church, Rushmere [TM198461], Around the Fynn Valley, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Rosemary Milner 01473 725170

Sunday 23rd, 10am at Mersea Island Vineyard/ Maria's vintage tearoom car park/ overflow car park, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, CO5 8SX [TM039135], Mersea Island Peripheral, 13.5mi/21.7km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Wednesday 26th, 10am at Park and meet at Dunwich Beach car park (free but donation requested for local charities). Toilets available. [TM479706], Dunwich, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201


Sunday 7th, 10am at Meet at parking area opposite the church on Snape crossroads at junction A1094 and B1069 [TM395592], Tunstall Forest area, 10.5mi/16.9km, Leader Brian Mullett 01379783658

Wednesday 10th, 10am at Overflow car park at Thornham Walks. Off A140 follow brown signs from The White Horse Inn. [TM097715], Thornham & Wickham Skeith, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Sunday 21st, 10am at Park at Helmingham School on B1077. Car share if possible. [TM192591], Deer Helmingham, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Paul Buckles 01473405468

Wednesday 24th, Coach cost, pickup locations and times will be confirmed by walk leader direct when place is booked. Coach cost approx £16 area, Hampstead Heath and Highgate Cemetery, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Sonia 07800 847709

Wednesday 31st, 10am at Bredfield Village Hall. The Street. Bredfield. Coming from A12 go past the church and the village hall is on your right [TM269530], Short walk and AGM with lunch, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Jo Mann 07939096672


Sunday 11th, 10am at Leave Ipswich going N on B1077, thro' Witnesham and at jcn with B1078 [Ashbocking village] straight over and driveway to Suffolk Wildlife Trust is approx. 400yds on your left. NO entry before 9.30am. [TM182541], Ashbocking & Otley area, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289


Wednesday 19th, 10:30am at The Cricketers, Crown Street, Ipswich [TM163448], Ale Trail, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Sonia 07800 847709


Wednesday 9th, 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, Leader Martin Pickup


Saturday 24th, 10am at Meet at end of road to Shingle Street. There is a grassy area with adequate parking just before Martello Tower, with an information board about Shingle Street. [TM366426], Shingle Street, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Number of walks: 20

Cotswold Outdoor

As a Ramblers Member, there's now a 15% discount available at Cotswold Outdoor. They have a store in Ipswich at 43-45 Tavern Street. Tel: 01473 250883.

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And a 20% for your first purchase with the voucher which comes in the membership pack.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018