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Clare and Cavendish Circular

County/Area - Essex & Suffolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference TL771451
Lat 52.075937 // Long 0.58283
Postcode CO10 8NW (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk from Clare (Essex) explores the Stour Valley east to Cavendish (Suffolk). The route follows field paths, tracks, and lanes apart from some road walking through the two villages. The scenery is pleasant, and you can also explore the Clare Country Park with its castle. There are a number of points along the route for refreshments.

GPS Files - Notes

This GPS file is for private use only and is subject to copyright. It should not be used on other websites

GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

GPS files - right click or option-click the button and choose "Save As..." to download this file.

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 196Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 196Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Explorer 210Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 210Digital Map1:25kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1445 Historic Long Melford circular - easy/mod - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1446 Sudbury from Long Melford circular - easy - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 1448 Lavenham from Long Melford - easy/mod - 9.8 miles/15.8 km

Walk 3618 Brent Eleigh from Lavenham - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 3744 Great Bardfield & Finchingfield Circular - easy - 4.7 miles/7.6 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.

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