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Walking Close to Sudbury and River Stour

Walking Close to Sudbury and River Stour

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 Sudbury and the River Stour. Sudbury is perhaps best known as the birthplace of painter Thomas Gainsborough, whose statue overlooks the market place. The River Stour flows from its source in south east Cambridgeshire, through the towns of Clare, Sudbury and Constable's Dedham Dale, it's sixty-mile journey usually marking the county boundary between Essex and Suffolk. The walks in this booklet are mainly between 4 and 7 miles in length.

The walk locations are:
Honey Tye and Leavenheath - 5.5 miles
Boxford and Pitches Mount - 5 miles
Glemsford, Foxearth and Glem Bridge - 7 miles
Bulmer Tye and Wesborough Hill - 5.25 miles
Bulmer, Brundon and Belchamp Brook - 8.5 miles
Leavenheath and Arger Fen - 4.75 miles
Boxford and Parliament Heath - 7.25 miles
Long Melford and Kentwell Downs - 5 miles
Great Cornard Country Park and Loshes Meadows - 8 miles
Assington and Assington Thicks - 3.5 miles

ISBN 9781907669255 Pages 24 (2004 reprinted 2018) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 2.20