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Orford Ferry to Sutton Hoo

Walk 6: Friday 2nd July 2021

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Distance: 17 miles

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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Walk Guidelines

There are two official meeting locations per day; at the start and near the mid-point. If you only wish to walk your one-mile stretch and join the walking party as it comes through your section, you can specify to meet ‘at my mile’ on the booking form (which should have been emailed to you already).

If you are meeting ‘at my mile’, please understand it is difficult for us to specify the exact time the main walking party will arrive. To help you estimate this, use the scheduled times below and add 30 mins per mile to get to your mile. We are using a walking speed of 2 miles an hour as a guide.

If you don’t receive any emails about the walks, please check your spam folder or email

Please only attend the walks if you have booked.


Please arrive 20 minutes beforehand.

  • Start point 9AM: (Miles 68 – 78) Orford Quay, Quay St, Orford IP12 2NU
  • Mid point 2:30PM: (Miles 79 – 84) White Lion pub, Lower St, Ufford IP13 6DW
  • End point 5PM: Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ

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Mile 70 Woodbridge marshes by Lucinda Devenish

Mile 70 Woodbridge marshes drawing by Lucinda Devenish

Mile 70 Woodbridge Marshes by Lucinda Devenish

Route: Walk 6


 Please note: The routes and mile markers were mapped in February. It is possible that some changes will be needed before the walk itself takes place, for example because of temporary path closures, weather events, and tidal conditions. If there are changes, we will walk an alternative route that is as close as possible to the planned route, and keep the mile markers as close to the originals too. If route lines appear to stray off public rights of way, this will not happen in reality and route lines will be adjusted as more accurate information from walk leaders is available. ‘Miles’ at the start and end of days may be slightly more or less than one mile.
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