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Historic Long Melford circular
Introduction to Walk 1445

Photo from the walk - Historic Long Melford circular

County/Area - Suffolk & Essex

Author - Rob Simpson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 150 feet / 45 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Suffolk walk explores the countryside around the historic village of Long Melford. In addition the route includes a walk through the historic village centre. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 196Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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