Walks & Tourist Information

Parish Walks

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Explore the parish

Enjoy one of the 4 colour coded circular walks around the Parish. All the walks are along footpaths or bridlepaths, only using roads in the villages. These Notes on the Parish Walks may be useful.

Photo of Aldringham footpath, part of Red WalkThe walks will take you into the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, along the Heritage Coast, and through farmland, woodland and heathland, as well as the villages of Aldringham and Thorpeness.

Please print the map to take with you - some of the colour marked footpath signs may have been changed or removed, so you may need to refer to it. Please note that the houses and farms shown are for interest and reference only, and are not open to the public.


Coastal Path

Work on the route of the around England coastal path has now been completed in our parish and GPS mapping of the route is being carried out before the details are published for consultation in early summer 2017.


Local Maps

The footpaths and other rights of way used by these walks, and many others in the area, are shown on Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 212, Woodbridge & Saxmundham, and Landranger Map 156, Saxmundham, Aldeburgh & Southwold. There are also a number of locally produced maps showing walks in the parish.


Please remember that the beautiful buildings you see in the Parish are private property.  Please respect owners and residents and do not tresspass.

Out & About in the Parish and Beyond

Other walks in the area can be found at the Walking in Suffolk website. The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty website has some Outstanding Landscapes Walks for you to enjoy.

If you enjoy our beautiful environment why not find out more about Suffolk's Public Rights Of Way & Countryside Access by visiting the improved one-stop source of information for walkers, landowners and other lovers of the countryside, put together by the Suffolk's Rights of Way Officers.

If you'd like to get fit and start walking in an easy way you may be interested in the Walk4life website which allows you to find or create your own walks in the area or further afield, tailored to your requirements. The site is free to use and provides Ordnance Survey maps which you can print to take with you.

The onesuffolk website hosts this and other community websites, providing a wealth of information and well worth a good look!

Discover Suffolk's website includes an Interactive Map and plenty of information to help you discover the area and wider environment.

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