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Walking Close to Stowmarket

Walking Close to Stowmarket

by: Clive Brown
One of a range of 'no frills' local walking guide booklets which admirably achieve their objective of getting you out in the countryside amongst beautiful scenery on carefully chosen routes full of interest. The directions are clear and precise and the pencil drawn sketch maps are particularly attractive as well as practical.

This guide describes ten varied and interesting circular walks close to Stowmarket in Suffolk. The town is situated midway between Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich. Stow is the Anglo-Saxon word for 'principle place' and a market charter was granted by Edward III in 1347. The river Gipping flows through the town from its source near the village of Gipping The walks in this booklet are between 4 and 7.5 miles in length and allow you to thoroughly explore the delights of this lovely area.

The locations are:
Great Finborough and Purple Hill - 7.5 miles
Combs Ford and Badley Walk - 7 miles
Finningham and Bacton - 6.5 miles
Haughley - 7 miles
Combs Ford and Jockey's Lane - 7 miles
Old Newton and the Mid Suffolk Railway Track - 7.5 miles
Battisford and Nan True's Hole - 5.5 miles
Barking and Bonny Wood - 5 miles
Mendlesham Green and Old Hundred Lane - 7 miles
Great Finborough and Rattlesden River - 4 miles

ISBN 9781907669392 Pages 24 (2007 reprinted 2019) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 2.20