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Southwold
Introduction to Walk 2014

Photo from the walk - Southwold

Region - Suffolk Coasts and Heaths

County/Area - Suffolk

Author - Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 50 feet / 15 metres

Grade - easy

A circular Suffolk walk that explores the harbour, estuary and creeks of Southwold. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 231Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer 231Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 156Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 156Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

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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.

Recommended Reading

Suffolk Coast and Heath Walks

Suffolk Coast and Heath WalksGuidebook to three long-distance routes exploring the varied landscapes of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB. The Suffolk Coast Path covers 55 to 60 miles from Lowestoft to Felixstowe. The Stour and Orwell Walk is 40 miles from Felixstowe to Cattawade near Manningtree, while the Sandlings Walk is 59 miles from Ipswich to Southwold.
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