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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.

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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

Leisurely walk (5.5 or 3.5 miles) around Colchester based on route in Ramblers magazine, this is an interesting mix of fields and town centre including the roman wall so expect marshland, hills, steps and cobbles. We will stop for coffee/apple break at Mercury Theatre (outside seating if you prefer to bring your own) at half time.

Either catch 9.44 train from Ipswich Railway Station or meet rear of Colchester Station (exit away from town centre) at 10.02. For shorter option leave us at St Botolph's Priory or Castle Park and use pubic transport to return to start (Colchester Town Station or bus from High Street).  This is a joint walk with Stowmarket Ramblers.

Saturday, 20 April 2024
Meeting time:
9:30 am
Start time:
10:02 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
8.9km / 5.5mi
Ascent:
79m / 259ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport

Meeting point

Grid reference:
TM 15699 43701
Nearest postcode:
IP2 8AN
what3words:
teeth.album.today
Meeting time:
9:30 am

Meet at Ipswich Railway Station in time to catch the 9:44 for Colchester or meet at the start of the walk - see Starting Point for details.

Starting point

Grid reference:
TL 99085 26438
Nearest postcode:
CO1 1XD
what3words:
birds.evenly.transfers
Start time:
10:02 am

Rear of Colchester Station (exit away from town centre) at 10.02.

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