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Pin Mill to Shotley Gate
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Photo from the walk - Pin Mill to Shotley Gate

Region - Suffolk Coasts and Heaths

County/Area - Suffolk

Author - Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 50 feet / 15 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

A gentle riverbank stroll in Suffolk that takes you from Pin Mill to Shotley Gate. The walk offers an insight into the Stour and Orwell estuaries offering a wide range of shipping. Wildlife is also in abundance with many birds visiting this area. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 197Sheet 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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