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Stylised nightjar logoSandlings Walk

89 km / 55 miles

Suffolk
The route encompasses lowland habitats using riverside, forest and heathland paths. It passes through Martlesham Heath, Woodbridge, Rendlesham Forest, Snape and Sizewell.

At its start at Southwold, it connects with the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Path that continues north up the coast to Lowestoft.

The Sandlings Walk takes a route generally inland from the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Path that runs broadly parallel, particularly south of Snape towards Ipswich where the Sandlings route snakes across the inland heaths and forests, while the Path returns to the coast. Between Snape and Southwold the two routes meet and cross several times. Near Dunwich both routes skirt the RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve (link below), the Path here going along the coast and the Walk inland. These intersections provide for a number of circular options for shorter walks.


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Stylised nightjar logo Waymark: Stylised nightjar logo
Attributes: Coastal; Heath; River
Start:
TM506758 - Southwold, Suffolk
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Finish:
TM197453 - Rushmere Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk
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Web Sites: Suffolk Walking Holidays - Sandlings Walk
  RSPB - Snape
  RSPB - Minsmere
  Griffmonster - Sandlings Walk

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Folder: Sandlings Walk (Suffolk Coast and Heaths Project - 2001)
Paperback: Sandlings Walks: 20 Circular Walks Around the Suffolk Coast & Heaths (Larks Press - 2007)
Paperback: Suffolk Coast and Heaths Walks (Cicerone Press - 2012)

Maps:

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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 156169
OS Landranger Active: 156169
OS Explorer: 197212231
OS Explorer Active: 197212231

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

Self-catering: Gun Hill House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Rowan Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Castle Keep < 1 Km
Self-catering: 10 Park Lane < 1 Km
Self-catering: Puffin Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: South Green House < 1 Km
Self-catering: 17 South Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: Ivy Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Petrel Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Stannard Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Rosemary's Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 10b South Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Dolls House < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Elms Mews < 1 Km
Self-catering: Jersey Lodge < 1 Km
Self-catering: White Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Hideaway < 1 Km
Self-catering: Thimble Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Lookout < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Upper Deck < 1 Km
Self-catering: Seacroft < 1 Km
Self-catering: John's Place < 1 Km
Self-catering: Lantern Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Wigwam < 1 Km
Self-catering: Landlords < 1 Km
Self-catering: Avocet Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Samphire Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Danby Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Rutland House < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Haven < 1 Km
Self-catering: Cliff House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Postmasters < 1 Km
Self-catering: Beach House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Vicarys House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Shrimp Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Eversley Heights < 1 Km
Self-catering: Quaintways < 1 Km
Self-catering: 3 Eversley Court < 1 Km
Self-catering: Tradewinds < 1 Km
Self-catering: Sandpiper < 1 Km
Self-catering: Lighthouse Loft < 1 Km
Self-catering: 3 East Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: 18 St James' Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: 8 East Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: Rose Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Nest < 1 Km
Self-catering: Church Green Cottage & Saffron Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 1 Cumberland Close < 1 Km
Self-catering: 16 St James' Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: St Edmund's Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 22 High Street < 1 Km
Self-catering: 13 Barnaby Green < 1 Km
Self-catering: Merries Byre < 1 Km
Self-catering: 30 High Street < 1 Km
Self-catering: Balmore Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Elkhorn < 1 Km
Self-catering: Stone's Throw < 1 Km
Self-catering: Seaside House < 1 Km
Self-catering: 8 The Craighurst < 1 Km
Self-catering: 9 The Craighurst < 1 Km
Self-catering: 4 Craighurst < 1 Km
Self-catering: 10 The Craighurst < 1 Km
Self-catering: 11 The Craighurst < 1 Km
Self-catering: 11 Chester Road < 1 Km
Self-catering: Tibby's View < 1 Km
Self-catering: Wee House < 1 Km
Self-catering: 8 Dunwich Road < 1 Km
Self-catering: Shell House < 1 Km
Self-catering: 35 Stradbroke Road < 1 Km
Self-catering: Holly House < 1 Km
Self-catering: 31 Marlborough Road < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Corner House < 1 Km
Self-catering: 54 Stradbroke Road < 1 Km
Self-catering: Rowan Villa < 1 Km
Self-catering: 64 Stradbroke Road < 1 Km
Self-catering: Grace House < 1 Km
Self-catering: The View < 1 Km
Self-catering: 23 Tibby's Way < 1 Km
Self-catering: Turnstones < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Vital Spark < 1 Km
Self-catering: Mayflower Beach Hut < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Dolls House Beach Hut < 1 Km
Self-catering: Poppys < 1 Km
Self-catering: 12 The Craighurst < 1 Km
Self-catering: Palm House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Hamish Place < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Folly < 1 Km
Self-catering: Puffin Nest < 1 Km
Self-catering: Pugwash Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Cliffside < 1 Km
Self-catering: Far Horizons < 1 Km
Self-catering: Primrose Cottage < 1 Km
Hotels: Blyth Hotel < 1 Km
Self-catering: Well Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Herb Garden Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Blackbird Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Shellseekers 1 Km
Self-catering: Wolsey Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Sunny Sands 1 Km
Self-catering: Montpelier 1 Km
Self-catering: Marshfields 1 Km
Self-catering: Pier Lodge 1 Km
Self-catering: Sea View 1 Km
Self-catering: The Reeds 1 Km
Self-catering: Hightide 1 Km
Self-catering: Chicago Beach Villa 1 Km
Self-catering: Hilda's Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: South View Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Sea Pebbles 1 Km
Self-catering: The Hollies 1 Km
Self-catering: Whimbrel Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Sunsette 1 Km
Self-catering: Lavender Villa 1 Km
Self-catering: Sunnyside 2 Km
Self-catering: Hurn Crag House 2 Km
Self-catering: Seaford House 2 Km
Self-catering: Curlew Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Cherry Trees 2 Km
Self-catering: The Ark 2 Km
Self-catering: Field End 2 Km
Self-catering: Weathervane < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Bolt Hole < 1 Km
Self-catering: Stuckie Ben < 1 Km
Self-catering: Saltings < 1 Km
Self-catering: Beach House < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Cabin < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Shed < 1 Km
Self-catering: Mandalay < 1 Km
Self-catering: Riverside Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Harbour Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 5 Blackshore Cottages < 1 Km
Self-catering: Blackshore Corner < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Old Fishermans Hut < 1 Km
Self-catering: 1 Blackshore Cottages < 1 Km
Self-catering: Brambles < 1 Km
Other: Suffolk Secrets < 1 Km
Self-catering: Duck Pond Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 4 Market Cross House < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Studio < 1 Km
Self-catering: Barnaby Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Ceilidh Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Pier View < 1 Km
Self-catering: Goose Corner 1 Km
Self-catering: Soma 1 Km
Self-catering: Marram House 2 Km
Self-catering: The Summer House 2 Km
Self-catering: The Spinney 2 Km
Self-catering: Scholars Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: 1 Cove Bottom Cottages 4 Km
Self-catering: Corner Cottage 5 Km
Self-catering: The Cartshed 4 Km
Self-catering: The Stables 4 Km
Self-catering: The Workshop 4 Km
Self-catering: The Tack Room 4 Km
Self-catering: The Old Bake House 4 Km
Self-catering: Church Cottage 4 Km
Self-catering: Drift Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Osprey < 1 Km
Self-catering: Paules Fenn < 1 Km
Self-catering: Eastwood < 1 Km
Self-catering: Appletree Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Wagtails 2 Km
Self-catering: Athel Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Highsteppers at Blythview 3 Km
Self-catering: Swan Meadows 3 Km
Self-catering: Lavender Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Secret Garden 4 Km
Self-catering: Poplar Cottage 4 Km
Self-catering: White Clouds 1 Km
Self-catering: Pine Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Easter Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Appletree Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Briar Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Garden House 2 Km
Self-catering: Caines Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Lavender Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Ebenezer House 2 Km
Self-catering: Walnut Tree Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Church Farm Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Old Post Office < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Old Town Hall < 1 Km
Self-catering: Tinkers Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Scots Hall Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Granary 2 Km
Self-catering: Little Glebe 2 Km
Self-catering: The Old Church Room 2 Km
Self-catering: 1 Stone Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Christmas Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: 2 Nil Desperandum 3 Km
Self-catering: 8 Stone Cottages 3 Km
Self-catering: The Cottage at Red Lodge Barn 4 Km
Self-catering: The Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Willow Farm < 1 Km
Self-catering: Midda Beck 2 Km
Self-catering: Ilex house < 1 Km
Self-catering: 3 Dolphin Close 1 Km
Self-catering: Rainbow Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: The Lamp House 1 Km
Self-catering: Annie's House 1 Km
Self-catering: Church House 1 Km
Self-catering: 9 The Whinlands 1 Km
Self-catering: 8 The Havens 1 Km
Self-catering: Micawbers 1 Km
Self-catering: 3 The Haven 1 Km
Self-catering: Coxswain's Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: 2 The Dunes 1 Km
Self-catering: Samphire 2 Km
Self-catering: 7 St Peters Road 2 Km
Self-catering: Chesterfield House 3 Km
Self-catering: Bees Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Corinthian Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Flat 2 Lyndhurst 3 Km
Self-catering: Moot Green House 3 Km
Self-catering: Thellusson Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Sunnybank 3 Km
Self-catering: Sam's House 3 Km
Self-catering: The Nutshell 3 Km
Self-catering: Sea Interlude 3 Km
Self-catering: The Crow's Nest 3 Km
Self-catering: 9 Willows Green 3 Km
Self-catering: The Sail Loft 3 Km
Self-catering: The Lookout 3 Km
Self-catering: Poppy Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Ann Page Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Top Step Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Pilots House 3 Km
Self-catering: Tern Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Half Past Six Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Clements 3 Km
Self-catering: Bay Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: The Old Bakery 3 Km
Self-catering: Oyster Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Regent Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Avalon 3 Km
Self-catering: Crag Cottage 3 Km
Hotels: Brudenell Hotel 3 Km
Self-catering: Aldeburgh Bolt Hole 3 Km
Self-catering: 1 Coastguard Court 3 Km
Self-catering: Shell Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Beachcroft 2 Km
Self-catering: Sandpiper Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Tantivy cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Stations End 2 Km
Self-catering: Sol Backen 2 Km
Self-catering: Beach Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: The Quarter Deck 2 Km
Self-catering: Avon Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Fisherman's Rest 3 Km
Self-catering: Pebble Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Pebble House 3 Km
Self-catering: Low Tide 3 Km
Self-catering: High Tide 3 Km
Self-catering: Elm Cottages 3 Km
Self-catering: Nightingale Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Eldoret 3 Km
Self-catering: Limosa 3 Km
Self-catering: 8 Park Road 3 Km
Self-catering: Fairfield Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Drift In 3 Km
Self-catering: Flint Cottage 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Oak 2 Km
Self-catering: Chapel Barn Lodges < 1 Km
Self-catering: Pine Lodge < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Burrow 1 Km
Self-catering: Manor Farm < 1 Km
Self-catering: 2 Chequers Row < 1 Km
Self-catering: 1 Chequers Row < 1 Km
Self-catering: Christmas Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Suffolk Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Minsmere Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Stable Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Angel Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: All Seasons Cottage Breaks 4 Km
Self-catering: Granary Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Hayloft < 1 Km
Self-catering: Harvest Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Stables < 1 Km
Self-catering: Jubilee Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Mulberry Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Sherfield Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 8 Blyth Cottages < 1 Km
Self-catering: Alde End Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: 2 the Courtyard < 1 Km
Self-catering: Riverside Cottage < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Blaxhall YHA, Heath Walk, Blaxhall, Woodbridge, Suffolk 1 Km
Self-catering: Swallows 2 Km
Self-catering: Greenacres 2 Km
Self-catering: Butley Mills 1 Km
Self-catering: Bramley Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Little Doric 3 Km
Self-catering: 3 Primrose Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Alma Rise < 1 Km
Self-catering: Partridge Lodge 3 Km
Self-catering: Little Silver < 1 Km
Self-catering: Miller's Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Passion Flower Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Eden Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Malthouse < 1 Km
Self-catering: 16 Quayside < 1 Km
Self-catering: Jasmine Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Captain's Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Abbey Field Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Milliner's Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Tara Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Coach House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Victoria Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Cosy Nest 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Mill View House 1 Km
Self-catering: Grebe Cottage 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Grove House 2 Km
Self-catering: Wayfarer < 1 Km
Self-catering: Eelsfoot Cottage < 1 Km
Hotels: Seckford Hall Hotel 1 Km
Self-catering: 1 Ralph Cottages 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Thatched Farm Bed & Breakfast 2 Km
Self-catering: The Cottages at Thatched Farm 2 Km
Self-catering: Quayside on the River Deben 3 Km
Self-catering: Little Oakland 4 Km
Self-catering: Heath View 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Lattice Lodge Guest House 2 Km
Hotels: The Salthouse Harbour Hotel 3 Km
Hotels: Ramada Encore 5 Km

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Connected Paths:

Paths Marked on OS mapping: Suffolk Coast and Heaths Path
Other Paths: East Suffolk Line Walks; Kesgrave Outer Ring; Nelson Way; Suffolk Way

Downloads:

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Route Profile:

88.5 Km (55.0 miles)
631 m (2,070 ft) ascent
38 m (125 ft)  maximum height