Date: Wednesday 14th October, 2020
Meet at: Dunwich, Five Ways, B1125, IP19 9NF
Map Ref: TM 45041 72623 Maps: Maps: OS on Bing Google OpenStreetMap
OS Map: X 231
Contact the leader: Neil 01986 893023 07411 811093
Guide Book: Suffolk Creeks North
Walk Number: 34
Park at the Five Ways car park.
Head east along the wide track for 120 metres.
Turn right, east off the main track, fence right for 70 metres.
Turn right, SE, into woodland. The path bends left, east.
Some sections of this walk can be very wet.
The path meanders SE, then NE and finally SE, joining a much wider track.
Turn left, NE, house left, power lines left.
After the house, turn left, NE.
Turn right, NE avoiding the final house.
Continue NE dropping down to the reedy marsh lands.
At a tee junction, decide whether to use the beach or stay more sheltered.
For the beach, turn right, south, soon SE.
Then head NE to Walberswick on the beach.
For the more sheltered route, turn left, north, for 480 metres.
Turn right, NE, waterway right for 740 metres.
Turn left, NW, soon north. Turn right, east, then left, north, field left.
After 90 metres heading north, turn right into the hedge.
Head east, then NE into the village.
Head NE along Ferry road to the river.
At the river there is a ferry costing £2, not needed today.
Head NW, river right.
At the disused railway bridge, turn left, SW, and head towards the B1387.
When the tarmac bends left, turn right, SW, towards the B1387 on a small path.
Cross the B1387 and head west for 75 metres.
Turn left, SW, and cross the field diagonally.
After the gate, head roughly south across the open access land.
At Lodge Lane, turn right, SW.
The tarmac road turns to gravel and continues west and SW.
There is an optional 400 metre leg through a meadow avoiding the sandy lane.
Finally continue SW back to the Five Ways car park.