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Shingle Street - 8.3 Miles

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Date: Thursday 1st October, 2020

Time: 10:00

Meet at: Shingle Street, Shingle Street, IP12 3BG

Map Ref:     TM 36978 43121     Maps:     Maps:     OS on Bing     Google     OpenStreetMap

OS Map: X 197, 212

Contact the leader:     Neil     01986 893023     07411 811093

Details: circular

Terrain: rural

Guide Book: Suffolk Creeks North

Walk Number: 21

Updated: 2020-12-22

Guide Book Text

Park at Shingle Street.
Head roughly north along the Flood Wall.
This starts parallel with the road and gradually diverges right, east.
When the way north is blocked by a creak, turn left, west, creak right.
At the road (tarmac), turn right, NW, and cross the creak.
Turn right, east, creak right.
When the way east is blocked by the creak, turn left, north.
This leg begins with the North Sea on the right.
The River Ore outfall is the next landmark and the walk heads NE, river right.
After about 30 minutes, 2 km, turn left, NW.
There was a finger post marking this junction.
Head NW between fields. Turn slightly left, NW, woods left.
Turn left, SW, along a sandy track.
Head past prisons, young offender and rehabilitation buildings.
Turn left, south, along Woodbridge Walk.
Follow this road SW between more prison buildings.
After the last prison building, turn left, nearly south, along a restricted byway.
Continue south when this track joins Shingle Street.
Follow Shingle Street when it bends left, east.
Follow Shingle Street when it bends right, south.
Just after the bend, turn right, off the road and head south towards sluices.
Turn right and cross a metal bridge. Head SW, meadow left.
This path zigzags without junctions, south, west, SW, SE, SW and finally SE.
Head towards the coast. Climb the bank onto the flood wall.
Head NE along the flood wall towards the Martello Tower.
Drop down off the flood wall and head to the right of the Martello Tower.
Head NE along the beach or use the road if you prefer.
Head past the coastguard lookout.
There is an interesting antenna in disrepair, originally used as a navigation aid.
Head back to the car park.

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Shingle Street is included in the Suffolk Creeks North walking guide book.

Walking Guide Book Cover Image

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