Our Walks Programme as a table

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DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Thursday, 16th August
10am at at Great Bromley church car park
TM083262 / CO7 7TY
Great Bromley
A walk via Elmstead Market.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Margaret Furnell
01206 251593
07941 999273
Thursday, 16th August
10am at at Bulmer Village Hall car park
TL843399 / CO10 7EL
Bulmer
A circular walk to Sudbury, with lunch at Wagon & Horses (sandwiches and fries £6.95) or picnic in the park.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Fran and June
01787 310283
07983 768643
Sunday, 19th August
10am at at the Gun Hill lay-by in Stratford St. Mary, not parking between the white marker posts
TM041333 / CO7 6HP
Stratford St. Mary
A circular walk to Boxted Church. Please bring a picnic lunch.
8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Pamela Bradley
01206 799256
Thursday, 23rd August
10am at at the Wivenhoe car park
TM039217 / CO7 9DZ
Wivenhoe
A circular walk towards Alresford and back alongside the river Colne.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Graham Orme
07474 811261
Thursday, 23rd August
10am at at the free car park behind the Red Lion in Chelmondiston. Please car share where possible as parking spaces are limited.
TM204371 / IP9 1DZ
Chelmondiston
A walk taking in part of the Stour and Orwell Walk with lunch after seven miles at Pin Mill.
10.6mile / 17.1kmModerate
Contact
Ronnie Hannan
01206 530903
07719 816556
Thursday, 30th August
10am at at the playing field car park at Great Tey, approached via Greenfield Drive and Chrismund Way, next to the Primary School
TL891260 / CO6 1AZ
Great Tey
A circular walk to Coggeshall for lunch either a picnic at St. Peter’s Church or food and refreshments at the nearby Woolpack
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Brian Earley
01206 212936
07467 077319
Thursday, 6th September
10am at at The Walls, Mistley
TM115320 / CO11 1ET
Mistley Towers
A circular walk.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Margaret Furnell
01206 251593
07941 999273
Thursday, 6th September
10am at in Bourne Hill, Ipswich, with on street parking
TM161417 / IP2 8NQ
Ipswich
A walk to Chelmondiston, with a picnic or Ramblers’ lunch at the Red Lion. A half day is possible as there is a bus back to Ipswich @1.00pm.
12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Contact
Barry Trevelyan
01473 683697
07749 531997
Sunday, 9th September
11am at noting the start time, park at Stoke by Nayland Recreation ground car park
TL986364 / CO6 4QX
Stoke by Nayland
A circular walk via Boxted and Nayland, with a picnic lunch and time for a drink at The Anchor if required.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Heather Blackwood
01206 530592
Thursday, 13th September
10am at at the small car park down by the water which is at the end of the dead-end lane that runs off Coxhall Lane.
TM149368 / IP9 2NS
Alton Water
A walk inland and along the reservoir path.
5mile / 8.1kmLeisurely
Leader
Dee Rampling Lee
01206 251165
Thursday, 13th September
10am at at Nacton Country Park car park in Shore Lane via Church Road. Caution: post code is not accurate.
TM220391 / IP10 0ES
Nacton
A walk along the northern bank of the River Orwell to the Hand in Hand, Trimley St. Martin for lunch. Picnics in garden are allowed providing a drink is purchased and a reasonable number purchase a pub lunch. The return leg is via Levington
11.5mile / 18.5kmModerate
Contact
Jeff Coe
01255 862098
07752 377463
Sunday, 16th September
10am at park in The Street near the footbridge by the weir
TM042339 / CO7 6JS
Stratford St. Mary
An undulating circular walk to Gt. Wenham, returning via Holton St. Mary.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Maggie and Terry
01255 763964
07890 000468
Thursday, 20th September
10am at at Oak Ridge, Little Oakley
TM218293 / CO12 5LL
Little Oakley
A short walk via Ramsey. Bring refreshments for a mid-walk break.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Michael May
01206 867863
07736 414703
Thursday, 20th September
10am at at the RSPB car park, Stour Woods, Wrabness
TM190310 / CO12 5ND
Wrabness
A linear walk to Manningtree rail station. The lunch stop is in Manningtree at the Red Lion where picnics or take-aways can be eaten if a drink is purchased. Cutlery and plates are provided if needed. Return is by train at 3pm to Wrabness followed by a walk of about one mile to the car park.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Jeff Coe
01255 862098
07752 377463
Thursday, 27th September
10am at at the Chalkney Wood car park,near Earls Colne. The Forestry Commission car park is situated some 200 metres up a narrow track that heads up off the Tey Road for which, at the time of planning, there is no longer a public footpath sign post pointing up the track. The GR gives a postcode of CO6 2PR but this is insufficiently precise so a more accurate one is shown below.
TL872279 / CO6 2LQ
Chalkney Wood
A circular walk with lunch available at The Chequers in Great Tey.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Dave Cornell
01206 615695
07901 821973
Sunday, 30th September
10am at at Stutton Community Centre, parking on the right hand side
TM144347 / IP9 2TA
Stutton
A figure of eight walk along the River Stour in the morning and out towards Tattingstone in the afternoon. Bring a picnic for lunch, with the possibility of a drink at the Gardeners Arms.
8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Jean Ward
01206 392740
Thursday, 4th October
10am at at the War Memorial in Great Oakley
TM194275 / CO12 5AS
Great Oakley
A circular walk around Great Oakley.
4.8mile / 7.7kmLeisurely
Contact
Derek Parrott
01255 850286
07941 399605
Thursday, 4th October
10am at park in pay & display car park in Clare Country Park, charge believed to be £2.00 per day
TL771451 / CO10 8NW
Clare
A circular walk to Cavendish for lunch, where there are several pubs, tea rooms and picnic places.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
John and Stephanie Belcher
01206 825626
07784 576908
Thursday, 11th October
10am at at the Queens Road car park behind the Co-op. Car sharing would be useful as only a small car park.
TL857290 / CO6 2QZ
Earls Colne
A circular walk; bring a drink for a mid walk break.
4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Contact
Burt Thomas
01206 213427
07951 250190
Thursday, 11th October
10am at park and meet at the Ipswich Park & Ride London Road Terminus, adjacent to Tescos store at Copdock junction of A12/A14. Please be parked and ready to catch the 10:00 bus departure. At time of planning P&R cost was £1.50 with a bus pass or £3.00 without.
TM124426 / IP8 3TQ
Ipswich
After departing on the 10:00am bus, walkers will alight near the Council Offices and follow the first section of The East Suffolk Line walk along the waterfront, through Christchurch Park and on to Westerfield. The walk will finish at the P&R bus stop for Ipswich Hospital to take the bus back to the start point. The Fountain at Tuddenham has agreed to permit pinic lunches in their garden area if drinks are purchased.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Stuart and Susan Beachamp
01728 861201
07985 944933
Sunday, 14th October
10am at at Tendring Village Hall car park.
TM143242 / CO16 0BP
Tendring
A circular walk to Great Oakley. Picnic lunch with an opportunity to have a drink at The Maybush.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Stephen Northrop
07902 948159
Thursday, 18th October
10am at at the ruined church in Ford Lane, Alresford
TM065207 / CO7 8AX
Alresford
A circular walk
4.8mile / 7.7kmLeisurely
Contact
Dee Rampling Lee
01206 251165
Thursday, 18th October
10am at at Leavenheath Village Hall car park
TL948364 / CO6 4UU
Leavenheath
A circular walk via Nayland. Lunch is at the Anchor in Nayland or bring a picnic.
9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Contact
Heather & Keith
01206 530592
Thursday, 25th October
10am at at Melford picnic site off Borley Road, Rodbridge
TL857437 / CO10 9HH
Long Melford
A walk via the valley path to Sudbury, Chiltern Church and Chiltern Hall (moated), then on to White Horse at Great Waldingfield where basket meals are available. Return via airfield and Newmans Green. Walk has lots of hard surface walking but is scenic at times.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Fran and June
01787 310283
07983 768643
Sunday, 28th October
10am at at Bures Village Hall car park
TL908339 / CO8 5BX
Bures
An autumnal circular walk in the Stour Valley via Wormingford and Little Horksley. Picnic lunch.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Janet Penfold
01787 227929
Thursday, 1st November
10am at at picnic site car park off the B1070
TM100331 / CO11 1QW
Cattawade
A walk to Flatford. Bring refreshments for a mid-walk break.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Michael May
01206 867863
07736 414703
Thursday, 1st November
10am at park and meet on School Hill, Boxford
TL962403 / CO10 5JS
Boxford
A circular walk to Kersey with lunch at The Bell Inn or bring a picnic.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Jeff Coe
01255 862098
07752 377463
Sunday, 4th November
10am at park and meet in Colchester Road car park which is on the left-hand side, after Riverview and before the railway
TM103316 / CO11 2BE
Manningtree
A circular walk to Flatford for a picnic Lunch.
9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Contact
Maggie and Terry
01255 763964
07890 000468
Thursday, 8th November
10am at at the RSPB car park, Stour Woods, Wrabness
TM190310 / CO12 5ND
Wrabness
A circular walk to Great Oakley. Picnic lunch with opportunity to get a drink at the community owned pub, The Maybush, with no current food options.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Stephen Northrop
07902 948159
Sunday, 11th November
10am at at the car park behind the Conservative Club currently free on a Sunday
TL862188 / CO5 9AA
Kelvedon
A countryside walk to Coggeshall where there is a choice of places for food and drink or bring a picnic.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Brian Earley
01206 212936
07467 077319
Thursday, 15th November
10am at at Alresford village hall car park
TM068212 / CO7 8AT
Alresford
A circular walk
6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Contact
Margaret F and Eileen D
01206 251593
07941 999723
Thursday, 15th November
10am at on the seafront outside the Bristol Arms, where street parking is available or on Bristol Hill by the toilets.
TM246335 / IP9 1PY
Shotley Gate
The morning walk is along the bank of the River Orwell to Chelmondiston with lunch at the Red Lion or a picnic nearby. After lunch the walk crosses the peninsula and returns along the bank of the River Stour.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Paul and June Fieldsend
01255 677368
07803 519517
Sunday, 18th November
10am at at the free car park at Lavenham adjacent to The Cock Inn.
TL914489 / CO10 9SA
Lavenham
A circular walk to Long Melford via Bridge Street. Picnic lunch with time for a quick drink in the local pub or garden centre.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Fran Corsar
01787 310283
07983 768643
Thursday, 22nd November
10am at at Wivenhoe Woods car park at the end of Rosabelle Avenue, Wivenhoe
TM035223 / CO7 9PA
Wivenhoe
A circular walk via Alresford which is picnic lunch only
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
John and Stephanie Belcher
01206 825626
07784 576908
Thursday, 29th November
10am at at Bures Village Hall car park
TL908339 / CO8 5BX
Bures
A circular walk through some rolling Suffolk countryside to Little Horkesley where lunch is available at The Beehive or bring a suitable winter picnic.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Dave Cornell
01206 615695
07901 821973