The next East Suffolk Lines of guided walk takes place on Saturday 15 April.
Starting at Saxmundham Station and ending at Wickham Market station the 13.25 mile ramble traverses isolated and remote countryside, a considerable variety of landscape including woodland, lush meadows and light terrain characteristic of the Suffolk Sandlings, along with a stop at the world famous Snape Maltings.
Participating in the walk is FREE of charge and open to the public with the walks set to follow country footpaths, bridleways and tracks. The walk begins at Saxmundham station at 11am following the arrival of the 8:28 Greater Anglia train service from Felixstowe (change at Ipswich), the 9:17 train from Ipswich, and the 9:07 train from Lowestoft.
The walk is being led by Mary Moore and is expected to take around seven hours. All are welcome including well-behaved dogs; return trains from Wickham Market run at :07 minutes past the hour to Ipswich and Felixstowe and :43 minutes past the hour to Lowestoft.
It is recommended that you bring along your own drink and snack, wear suitable footwear and waterproof clothing. All participants take part entirely at their own risk.
The walk is part of number five as listed in the latest edition (2016) of the East Suffolk Line Walks Guide which can is also available as a download.
- Route: Saxmundham to Wickham Market via Snape Maltings
- Date: Saturday 15 April 2017
- Time: 11.00 (on arrival of the 8:28 from Felixstowe via Ipswich; 9:17 from Ipswich; 9.07 from Lowestoft.
- Distance: 13.25 miles
- Further information: Walk no. 7 in the East Suffolk Line Walks Booklet ‘Alde Valley’
- Essential items: Bring water, lunch or snack.
- Finish time: Approx 17.00 with trains to Ipswich and Felixstowe at :07 minutes past the hour, and to Lowestoft at :43 minutes past the hour.
- Led by: Mary Moore.
- Cost/Booking: The walk is free of charge and there is no need to book. Just show up on the day. No insurance cover is provided – all participate at own risk.
- Equipment: Wear stout comfortable footwear and have waterproofs as the route could be muddy.
- Dogs: Well-behaved dogs welcome but must be on a lead.