We are a friendly walking group based on the Essex/Suffolk border. We walk on Sundays and are mainly 'working age' people. We cover distances from 8 up to 15+ miles. There is no charge to come on a walk if you are a member of the Ramblers. If you aren't yet a Ramblers member then you can try up to three walks for free.
Scroll down to see our current walks program and details.

Please note that all walks start at 10:00am unless advertised differently and include a pub stop for drinks after a lunch picnic stop.

Details of walk for 2nd June added.

Date Location Grid Ref Miles Leader Notes
3rd March 09:45 WALK Arger Fen TL930352 10 Jamie 07799 661710 A morning view of The Bures Dragon followed by a walk to Assington and back.
10th March 10:15WALK Diss TM127796 10 Eric 07305 896418 Note later start time to tie in with train times. Circular walk from Diss station. Parking £3 all day Sundays, car park adjacent Norwich-bound platform. Walk out to Dickleburgh taking in part of the Boudicca Way and Angles Way. Pub stop at The Crown in Dickleburgh.
17th March 09:45 WALK Lavenham TL914489 11 Simon P 07743 291440 Lovely paths lead through woodland and beside open fields, giving great views along the way. Pass through the beautiful village of Chelsworth, before stopping at Corn Craft at Monks Eleigh for tea and piece of cake. There are toilets at the start, middle and end of this walk and the parking is free.
31st March 09:45 WALK Castle Hedingham TL784355 10 Carlos 07920 864603 Meet at Castle Hedingham church
7th April 09:45 WALK Gosfield TL781295 7 David 07745 069819 Meet at playing field car park.
14th April 10:30 WALK Manningtree, Lawford, Constable Country TM093322 5 miles AM, 6 miles PM Chris 07751 481679 Please note later start time to tie in with train times (10.19 arrival from Ipswich, 10.21 arrival from Chelmsford/Colchester). Meet outside Manningtree station (parking all day £3). Figure of eight walk, leisurely 5 miles in morning on the north-facing side of the Stour Valley (about 35 metres ascent) to Lawford with good views across the river to Suffolk followed by stop at Hearts Delight garden centre which serves delicious cakes and roast dinners. Returning via Manningtree station for those just wanting to do the morning walk. The afternoon 6 mile stretch will head through Flatford Mill (Constable Country) and up the south-facing side of the valley (approx 35 metres ascent) to East Bergholt where there are more tea shops before returning to Manningtree. Toilets at start, middle and end of walk.
21st April 09:45 WALK TBA TBA TBA Claire TBA TBA
5th May 09:45 WALK Great Bentley TBA 10 Jamie 07799 661710 Meet at Railway station car park. 10 mile out into surrounding countryside
18th May 09:45 WALK Saturday walk Haverhill to Wandlebury TL675454 14 David and Valerie 07879 282882 Please note this is a SATURDAY walk. Meet at car park by bus station in Ehringshausey way CB9 8DR, currently £2.20*. Return is by bus which is currently £5.00* Walk finishes at The Gog Farm shop and cafe here there will be time before the bus arrives. *Please note charges may change.
2nd June 09:45 WALK Ipswich TM122424 11.5 miles Eric 07305 896418 Meet at end of Old London Road, Washbrooke (abandoned dual carriageway, plenty of parking) postcode IP8 3JE. Walk out to Tattingstone via Wherstead. Pub stop at the Wheatsheaf, Tattingstone. Returning to starting point via Old Hall wood.

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