orford ness

Orford Ness

A short walk around one of the most remarkable nature reserves in England, Orford Ness. Access only by ferry from Orford; entrance fee payable.

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Orford Ferry

We walk inland through Chillesford before the river Deben takes us to the estuary town of Woodbridge. From here, it’s not far to the Anglo-Saxon burial site of Sutton Hoo.

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Sutton Hoo

We cross typical Suffolk heathland to the ancient village of Boyton. We rejoin the coast soon after, following firstly the Ore estuary, before our final destination of Bawdsey Ferry.

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Felixstowe

A seaside walk into Felixstowe, and then we are never far from the tidal River Orwell as it makes its way to the county town of Ipswich.

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Ipswich Marina

We stay on the Stour & Orwell walk, this time following the right bank of the Orwell with occasional diversions into the surrounding countryside.

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Shotley Ferry

The Suffolk bank of the tidal River Stour takes us to Cattawade, where we join the Stour Valley Path past Flatford Mill and cross the boundary to the Essex village of Dedham.

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Dedham

A day on the Essex Way, Britain’s oldest county trail. We pass through Manningtree and Mistley, and are never far from the banks of the Stour

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Wrabness

We take the final UK miles of cross- European Trail E2 to the ferry terminal at Parkeston Quay and then enter the Georgian old town of Harwich. Friday 9th July is a rest day

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Harwich

We’re back by the North Sea coast through Dovercourt before venturing inland near Great Oakley, then Hamford Water provides wonderful estuary walking.

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Walton-on-the-Naze

A circuit of the Naze Peninsula to start with. Then, back in Walton, we take the prom through the popular seaside towns of Frinton and Clacton.

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