7 walks in Suffolk with a stunning view
- Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown
In Suffolk, we're certainly not short on natural beauty and there are countless walking trails where you can lose yourself amongst the scenery.
Whether its a stroll on the beach or a trek through dense forest, each part of the county has its own unique charm that is waiting to be discovered.
Here are seven Suffolk walks with stunning views.
1. Orwell Country Park
You can walk for miles in Orwell Country Park, getting immersed in the woodlands before emerging onto the river bank.
The route takes you out to the Orwell Bridge – one of Suffolk's most iconic landmarks.
2. The Sailor's Path
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Take in the beautiful sights along the river Alde on The Sailor's Path trail.
Part of the 50-mile Suffolk coast path, the route starts at Snape Maltings before finishing in Aldeburgh, where the colourful beachfront provides an aesthetically pleasing end.
3. Framlingham Trail
Who wouldn't want to go on an evening walk and watch the sun set over the castle on the hill?
Ed Sheeran certainly did and maybe he was onto something as the Framlingham Trail is full of delights with plenty of eateries and pubs to stop at along the way.
4. Aldeburgh and Thorpeness
When wandering between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness keep an eye out for the famous House in the Clouds, which was once a water tower but disguised to look like a fairy tale house.
The walk takes you along the shingle beach and along the old railway before winding back to Aldeburgh for a hot drink or a pint as a reward for a hard day's rambling.
5. Ickworth Park
Ickworth Park's grounds are vast and visitors can journey through open fields, dense woodland and along riverbanks as they explore this west Suffolk park.
At the heart of Ickworth Park is Ickworth House and Hotel which is not only a building of incredible beauty, but is home to lots of history to uncover.
6. Two Rivers Walk
The Two Rivers walk takes ramblers around Shotley Point and to the Stour and Orwell estuaries.
Two highlights are the wonderful views of Harwich Haven and the busy Port of Felixstowe.
7. Orford Heritage Trail
Orford Ness is another of Suffolk's naturally beautiful areas and the sweeping wetlands are serve as a peaceful escape for walkers.
After your done taking in the scenery, there's plenty of local watering holes to satisfy your thirst.