Date: Tuesday 6th October, 2020
Meet at: Sudbourne, All Saints Church, Off Snape Road, IP12 2BP
Map Ref: TM 42007 51955 Maps: Maps: OS on Bing Google OpenStreetMap
OS Map: X 212
Contact the leader: Neil 01986 893023 07411 811093
Guide Book: Suffolk Creeks North
Walk Number: 26.1
Park at Sudbourne, All Saints Church.
There is a shorter route (red) across the marshes but missing footbridges made this impossible.
Walks 26.1 and 26.2 could be combined if you are very fit or if the missing bridges get repaired.
Head south, church left.
Turn left, SE, along Hospital Road.
Turn right, south, along Ferry Road.
Just before houses, left, turn left, SE, and cross the field diagonally.
Turn left, east, along Rectory Road.
Turn right, south, along Raydon Lane, towards Daphne Road.
After 65 metres, turn left, SE, on a farm track.
After 450 metres, turn right across a ditch.
Head SE across the field to the river.
Turn left, east, and follow the flood wall for about 5 miles.
Near Slaughden, bend left, almost doubling back.
Head roughly west for 800 metres, still on the flood wall.
Follow the footpath, west, when it diverges left away from the river.
The footpath becomes a farm track and later a tarmac lane.
Turn left, leaving Ferry Lane. Head SE to Ferry Road.
Turn right, roughly west along Ferry Road.
The road bends SW and then south.
After a house, turn right, west, into woodland for 460 metres.
Turn left, SW, soon south, and head back to the church and parking.