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!
Updates for the weekend away in the Chilterns for those who have said they are coming to the evening meals.
|17th September 09:45 WALK||Ipswich||TM129421||10 miles||Sarah Shepperd 07917 583094||Meet at entrance to Belstead Brook Park at the bottom of cottingham Road, Ipswich. A circular walk from the outskirts of Ipswich to Freston. Toilets at Jimmies Farm and Suffolk Food Hall.|
|24th September 09:45 WALK||Long Melford and Lavenham||TL865462||10 miles||Dan L 07877 274476||10 mile circular walk starting in Long Melford,.Park in the old school car park opposite Melford Hall. There will be a lunch stop in Lavenham in one of the many coffee shops, pubs etc.|
|Weekend away. Meal in Stokenchurch||SU760964||Ingaret 07746 564711 / Dan B 07505 067726||Weekend away in The Chilterns. For those who have booked on the evening meal, meet at 7pm at the Royal Oak, Church Street, Stokenchurch, HP14 3TH.|
|30th September 09:45 WALK||Weekend away. Circular walk from Cadmore End||SU784926||15 miles||Dan B / Ingaret||Meet outside Cadmore End Church Gate. Church Road, Cadmore End. HP14 3PJ. Please park on the grass strip, on your right (opposite the common) as you enter Church Road from Marlow Road, B482. The church gate is approx a 100m walk further down Church Road. This circular walk passes through a variety of varying landscapes from beech woodland to open hilly countryside with Red kites flying overhead. There will be a pub stop mid afternoon.|
|30th September 7:30pm SOCIAL||Weekend away. Evening meal at The Tree at Cadmore||SU777931||Dan B / Ingaret||The evening meal will be at the Tree at Cadmore, on Marlow Road between Stokenchurch and Cadmore End. HP14 3PF.|
|1st October 09:45 WALK||Weekend away in the Chilterns - Circular walk from Studley Green||SU784954||9 miles||Dan B / Ingaret||Meet in the car park in front of Studley Green Garden Store, Wycombe Road (A40), Studley Green, HP14 3XB. This circular walk also passes through various woodland and open hilly countryside. There will be a pub stop after lunch. The walk should be completed by 3pm allowing time for a snack / drink in the Garden Store cafe before heading home. The garden store is about 1.5 miles from junction 5 of the M40. Toilets available in the Garden Store.|
|8th October 10:30 WALK||Manningtree, Lawford and Flatford||TM093322||6 + 5 miles||Chris 07751 481679||Joint figure of 8 walk with Norfolk Solemates from Meet at Manningtree station. Note later start time to allow time for people coming from Norfolk. Morning loop heads south across Essex plains to Little Bromley. Optional Sunday Roast in the middle at Hearts Delight Garden Centre (toilets). The afternoon loop heads to Flatford (toilets and optional tea stop) on the border of Suffolk before following the banks of the Stour Estuary, Nature Reserve and The White Bridge back to Manningtree station.|
|22nd October 09:45 WALK||Rattlesden||TL978591||8 miles||Lisa 07769 824349||Meet at Rattlesden Church. Walking towards Buxhall.|
|4th November 12:30 SOCIAL||Newton Green||TBC||Ingaret 07746 564711||Lunch at the Saracens Head, Newton Green followed by scheduling for the forthcoming walks programme. Meet at 12:30 prompt for lunch. Please let Ingaret know by 27th October if you will be attending. You may just join us for the lunch, staying on for the walk scheduling is optional.|
|5th November 09:45 WALK||TBC||Jamie 07799 661710|
|19th November 09:45 WALK||TBC||Susannah 07716 798829|
|24th / 25th November WEEKEND TRIP||Late Autumn / Pre Christmas weekend in Norfolk / Thetford.||8 miles Sat/8 miles Sun||Chris 07751 481679||Please let Chris know if you would be interested in a weekend away to beat those winter blues. Last year we were based in Premier Inn (good prices for advanced bookings) on the edge ofThetford and walked in the surrounding forest, approx 8 or 9 miles on Saturday with a shorter walk on Sunday. Evening meal on Saturday at the The Warrener (next door to the hotel), depending on numbers interested.|
|3rd December 09:45 WALK||TBC||Eric 07734 135170|
|17th December 09:45 WALK||Christmas walk followed by Christmas Lunch||Jamie 07799 661710|
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