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The Category West Suffolk is a subset of Suffolk.

 

The following West Suffolk Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Newmarket U3A

 

On 1 April 2019 Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council was replaced by a single district council called West Suffolk Council.

*Brandon Country Park
Overview

'From the visitor centre at Brandon Country Park you can follow a number of trails, cycle routes and walks that take you through the park and the surrounding Thetford Forest.' ALERT Website Links changed.

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Brandon Country Park

*Clare - Walkers Are Welcome
Overview

'Clare is beautifully situated in the Upper Stour Valley and there are literally dozens of footpaths and bridleways waiting to be explored, as well as a unique range of heritage assets, including the ruins of a Norman castle, Victorian railway buildings, a Wool Church, a country park and the River Stour.'

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*Clare Castle Country Park
Overview

'Situated to the south of the picturesque, historic town of Clare, just two minutes' walk from the town centre, Clare Castle Country Park is a beautiful quiet area to relax, play, get close to nature and learn about Clare's fascinating history.'

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Clare-UK

*Havac Walkers
Overview

'We organise seven winter walks, offering a distance of 10k or 20k. These are held on the first Sunday during the winter, beginning in October ... We also organise seven summer walks, which are held on a Monday evening. These are 10k , and are held every other Monday beginning in late May ... Walks are within a radius of 25 miles of Haverhill ... You can walk with a group, or on your own ... There is no better way to see the countryside, and to keep healthy.'

*Newmarket Ramblers
Overview

'Formed in 1982. Due to the particular location of the town, which is in Suffolk but almost completely surrounded by Cambridgeshire, the group attracted members from both counties ... The Newmarket group's official catchment area extends along the western fringe of Suffolk and includes the expanding town of Haverhill.'

*West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village
Size (acreage)125
Overview

'Surrounding the Anglo Saxon Village and with 125 acres of unspoilt countryside, trails, heath and woodland walks, there is plenty to explore at West Stow Country Park. For wildlife enthusiasts there are two bird hides and a bird feeding area as well as a lake and the River Lark with all the life that this attracts. Perfect for picnics on sunny days or energetic winter walks ...'

*Wickhambrook Parish Council
Overview

Details with maps of over thirty walks around and about Wickhambrook.

Bury to Clare Walk
Distance (miles)19
Overview

'A route through the heart of west Suffolk, with its gently undulating landscape and picture postcard villages.'

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Clare Walks
Overview

Visit Clare - the smallest town in West Suffolk. The Tourist Information Point in Clare Library includes an Ordnance Survey map centred on Clare which shows a number of walks around and about.

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Clare Town Council

See also

The Clare Town Trail [The Ancient House Museum]

Great Bradley Parish Walks
Overview

Great Bradley is 'a small village on the Suffolk/ Cambridge border between the towns of Newmarket and Haverhill. There are only about 190 houses and 400 people in the village. Great Bradley comprises the main village and houses on the Thurlow Road and in East Green. There is evidence that the area has been lived in since the middle stone age about 5,000 years ago. "Bradley" is derived from "Broad Ley", the Old English (Anglo Saxon) meaning "broad wood or clearing"'.

JTrails - Bury St Edmunds
Overview

'While the 20th and 21st centuries offer little evidence of any Jewish activity in Bury St Edmunds, Moyses Hall serves as a prominent reminder of the town's Jewish heritage and, today, the Hall and its museum are a key tourist attraction.'

Lark Valley Path
Distance (miles)13
Overview

'A way marked footpath of 13 miles between Bury St Edmunds and Mildenhall. It includes riverside, woodland, heathland and parkland sections, including West Stow Country Park, Culford Hall and Lackford Wildfowl Reserve.'

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See also

Lark Valley Path [Stephen and Lucy Dawson]

Stour Valley Path [Suffolk]
Distance (miles)60
Overview

'Route following the valley sides of the River Stour through the beautiful Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire countryside, including the Dedham Vale AONB.'

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The Newmarket Rides
Overview

'Three circular routes to enjoy on foot, by bike or on horseback between Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds.'

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