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Ipswich & District Group

We are the Ipswich and District Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Heading south from the Meare, joining the Suffolk Coast Path, over the old railway line, past the Red House to the golf club and turning towards the TV tower at Clover Lea. Then joining the Sandlings Walk back over North Warren and back to the Meare. A further 1.3 miles can be added by going up to Shellpit Cottages and returning over Thorpeness Common.
A mixture of beach, woodland, golf course and arable on good tracks and paths.

Wednesday, 13 December 2023
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
1:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
9.8km / 6.1mi
Ascent:
7m / 23ft
Type:
circular

   The shorter walk is 6.1 miles, the longer 7.4 miles finishing 13.30

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available
  • Dog friendly
  • No Stiles

Starting point

Grid reference:
TM 47175 59557
Nearest postcode:
IP16 4NP
what3words:
slimmer.ferried.outpost
Start time:
10:00 am

Car parking on the road at the Meare or in the paying car park at the start of the Aldeburgh road. Meet outside the Tearooms at the Meare

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking