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Sudbury from Long Melford circular
Introduction to Walk 1446

Photo from the walk - Sudbury from Long Melford circular

County/Area - Suffolk

Author - Rob Simpson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 50 feet / 15 metres

Grade - easy

This Suffolk walk starts from near Long Melford and visits the historic town of Subury, which is associated with Gainsborough. The route uses the Valley Walk and other paths along the River Stour Valley.


 

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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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