We are a friendly walking group based on the Essex/Suffolk border. We walk on Sundays and are mainly 'working age' people. We cover distances from 8 up to 15+ miles. There is no charge to come on a walk if you are a member of the Ramblers. If you aren't yet a Ramblers member then you can try up to three walks for free.
Scroll down to see our current walks programme and details. Hope to see you soon!
New walks programme for January to June 2018! Dates are below, please come back here to check details of the walks as they are filled in.
|24th-26th November WEEKEND TRIP||Thetford Forest Weekend Trip||Chris 07751 481679||Beat those winter blues with a trip to Thetford Forest in the Brecks, Norfolk. Two days of easy walking, come for one or both walks, but if you wish to join us for the meal at The Warrener Saturday 25th please let Chris know your menu choices by 10th November.|
|25th November 09:45 WALK||Thetford Forest Weekend Trip: Thetford Forest Circular||TL859832||5.5 miles or 11 miles||Chris 07751 481679||Meet on Canterbury Way bridge just before you get to the Bishops CofE school, less than 10 minutes walk from Premier Inn, about 20 minutes from Thetford rail station and town centre. Circular walk beginning on Little Ouse path. Thetford--Two Mile Bottom--Santon Downham--High Lodge (refreshments and toilets available)--Thetford Warren--Thetford. Option to do first 5.5 miles and get bus back (no.201 Coach Services from Mildenhall to Thetford advertised as calling at Santon Downham 13.51, arriving Thetford 14.04.)|
|25th November 18:30 SOCIAL||Thetford Forest Weekend Trip: Festive Meal at The Warrner||TL854831||Chris 07751 481679||Meet 6.30pm for a festive meal at The Warrener (next door to Premier Inn for those staying there). For festive menu please see here, 2 courses for £14.49 or 3 courses £16.99. Please let Chris know your menu choices by 10th November (no deposit required, just pay for your meal on the day)|
|26th November 09:45 WALK||Thetford Forest Weekend Trip: Santon Downham and Grimes Graves||TL815878||5.5 miles||Chris 07751 481679||Meet outside Santon Downham 1967 forestry office, the car park is free (toilets). Circular walk to Grimes Graves (pre-historic flint mines) and back, opportunity to go into visitor centre. Optional Sunday roast at a location to be decided if enough interest and we are able to book a table.|
|3rd December 09:45 WALK||Melton and Wickham Market||TM288503||5.5 or 11 miles||Eric 07734 135170||Start from the car park at Melton just beyond the level crossing, Option to do first half of walk (5.5 miles) and catch train back to Melton at 13.02. Out to Wickham Market and back. Lunch at the excellent new cafe on Wickham Market Station.|
|17th December 09:45 WALK||Newton Green near Sudbury.||6 miles||Jamie 07799 661710||Short walk followed by Christmas lunch at Saracen's Head. Please let Jamie know if you would like to come. Deposit of £5 per person.|
|21st January 2017 09:45 WALK||Bury St Edmunds||Becky 07867 867318||Details to follow|
|4th Feburary 09:45 WALK||Ipswich||11 miles||Eric 07734 135170||Details to follow|
|18th February 09:45 WALK||Norfolk or Suffolk||Chris 07751 481679||Details to follow|
|4th March 09:45 WALK||Raydon||TM060405||10 miles||Ingaret 07746 564711||Meet at Hadleigh railway walk car park, Woodlands Road, Raydon. This circular walk passes through Little Wenham with its castle and church, Great Wenham and a pub stop in Hadleigh before trundling back to the start along the course of the old railway to Hadleigh|
|18th March 09:45 WALK||Ousden||10 miles||Valerie / David 07879 282882||Details to follow|
|15th April 09:45 WALK||Suffolk||12 miles||Simon P 07743 291440||Details to follow|
|29th April 09:45 WALK||Ipswich||11 miles||Eric 07734 135170||Details to follow|
|6th May 09:45 WALK||Susannah 07716 798829||Details to follow|
|20th May 09:45 WALK||Jamie 07799 661710||Details to follow|
|3rd June 09:45 WALK||Dan L 07877 274476||Details to follow|
|16th June 09:45 WALK||Saturday walk from Newmarket||TL643627||18 miles||Valerie / David 07879 282882||Please note this walk is on Saturday instead of Sunday 17th. Meet at Newmarket train station, postcode CB8 9BB. A linear walk from Newmarket to Cambridge, returning by train. A varied walk with good views of Newmarket race course, going through pretty villages such as Swaffham Prior with its 2 churches and ending with a beautiful river walk into Cambridge.|
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