Ipswich & District Ramblers

List of walks


Sunday 22nd, 10am at Magdalen Road car park- long stay area [TM027425], Hadleigh/Elmsett, 11.7mi/18.8km, Leader Helen Howe 01473 717979

Wednesday 25th, 10am at Park and meet at the car park of Debenham Leisure Centre (adjacent to the High School) in Gracechurch Street. Please use the parking spaces on the far side next to the Bowls Club. [TM165630], Debenham, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201

Sunday 29th, 10am at Frostenden lay-by. Toilets available. [TM483818], Frostenden to Covehithe & Benacre, 12mi/19.3km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170


Wednesday 1st, 10am at Meet at the Bucklesham Shannon public house car park or layby opposite. IP10 0DR. TM243418 [TM243418], Bucklesham with Buckles, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Paul Buckles 01473405468

Sunday 5th, 10am at By the pond at the boat house. [TM471595], Thorpeness - Aldeburgh including Aldeburgh meadows, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Angela Howes 01473 611703

Wednesday 8th, 10am at Street Parking half way up Bourne Hill [TM161417], Ipswich to Chelmondiston Circular, 12mi/19.3km, Leader Barry Trevelyan 07749531997

Sunday 12th, 10am at Meet at village car park, next to Red Lion ph in the middle of Chelmondiston. [TM204371], Shotley , Stour and Orwell, 11mi/17.7km, Leader Keith Moxon 01473 212742

Monday 13th, 7pm at The Street, Harkstead [TM188347], Bakers Arms Harkstead to Holbrook Creek, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Isla Clough 01473 601170

Wednesday 15th, 10am at Meet near bus cafe in cul de sac near A12 / Foxhall Road roundabout [TM249442], Newbourne and Brightwell, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Rosemary Milner 01473 725170

Sunday 19th, 10am at Meet at car park on Westleton Heath. Take Dunwich Road out of Westleton village and approx. 1.5 miles car park on left just before woodland starts. [TM459696], Westleton & Dunwich Heath, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Wednesday 22nd, 10am at Saxmundham train station. Expected train from Woodbridge arrives 09:53 [TM385631], Saxmundham, Kelsale and the Gull Stream, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Sandra Summers 01473 259033

Sunday 26th, parking near the village hall or The Case is Altered pub and village store area, Bentley and around, 5mi/8.1km, Leader Geoff Knight 01473 726584


Sunday 2nd, 10am at Meet at car park in Fore Street, Framlingham. Turn right off B1116 from A12 onto B1119 and car park (free at time of writing) almost immediately on right, before small church. Please car share if possible as spaces can be limited. [TM284633], Around Framlingham, 12.5mi/20.1km, Leader Pauline Hammond 07491208708

Wednesday 5th, 9am at [TM157437], 10:40am at Email walk leader to register interest and book place. Meet at Ipswich Station to catch 09.20 train to Cambridge, approx walk start 10:40 [TL462572], Cambridge Guided Tour and Walk to Grantchester., 8mi/12.9km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Sunday 9th, 10am at Meet on The Green outside of the boathouse/café. [TM471595], Thorpeness & environs, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Gareth Evans 01473 719289

Sunday 23rd, 10am at Mersea Island Vineyard/ Maria's vintage tearoom car park/ overflow car park, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, CO5 8SX [TM039135], Mersea Island Peripheral, 13.5mi/21.7km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Wednesday 26th, 10am at Park and meet at Dunwich Beach car park (free but donation requested for local charities). Toilets available. [TM479706], Dunwich, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Stuart Beauchamp 01728 861201


Sunday 21st, 10am at Park at Helmingham School on B1077. Car share if possible. [TM192591], Deer Helmingham, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Paul Buckles 01473405468


Saturday 24th, 10am at Meet at end of road to Shingle Street. There is a grassy area with adequate parking just before Martello Tower, with an information board about Shingle Street. [TM366426], Shingle Street, 7mi/11.3km, Leader Rob Young 01473 281316

Number of walks: 19

Cotswold Outdoor

As a Ramblers Member, there's now a 15% discount available at Cotswold Outdoor. They have a store in Ipswich at 43-45 Tavern Street. Tel: 01473 250883.

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And a 20% for your first purchase with the voucher which comes in the membership pack.

Thursday, July 19, 2018