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St Edmund Way

127 km / 79 miles

Essex, Suffolk
A route across Suffolk, using the Stour Valley Path (East Anglia) to Sudbury and Long Melford and then going via Lavenham and Little Welnetham to Bury St Edmunds, burial place of the martyr King Edmund slain by the Danes in 869, along the waymarked Lark Valley Path (13 miles and included on OS mapping) to the Icknield Way Path at West Stow before striking over the Brecks to Thetford and the Hereward Way.

Publication appears out of print. Tracklogs Route file available and marked on OS maps. Not a promoted route. Standard waymarking only


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes
River
Start
TM094322 - Manningtree, Essex
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Finish
TL784866 - Brandon, Suffolk
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
St Edmund Way: A Walk Across Suffolk (J. & J. Andrews - 1994)
Leaflet
Lark Valley Path (Brecks Countryside Project - 1997)

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
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OS Landranger Active
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OS Explorer
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OS Explorer Active
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Self-catering
Robins at Marsh Barn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Self-catering
Stour View  (bookable online)
2 Km
< 1 Km
Bunk House
3 Km
< 1 Km
Self-catering
The Coach House  (bookable online)
2 Km
5 Km
Hotels
The Marlborough Head Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Island Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Pump House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
15 Km
Hotels
1 Km
18 Km
Self-catering
Gladwins Farm Self Catering  (bookable online)
1 Km
25 Km
Self-catering
Clayden's  (bookable online)
3 Km
46 Km
B & B Accommodation
School Barn Farm  (bookable online)
4 Km
46 Km
Self-catering
Clematis Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
57 Km
Self-catering
Red Brick Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
58 Km
Self-catering
The Cartlodge  (bookable online)
1 Km
64 Km
Self-catering
Maltings Farm Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
64 Km
Self-catering
Box Bush Holiday Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
69 Km
Self-catering
The Old Dairy  (bookable online)
1 Km
73 Km
Hotels
The Ickworth Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
79 Km
Hotels
Ramada Bury St Edmunds  (bookable online)
1 Km
82 Km
Hotels
The Angel Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
82 Km
Self-catering
West Stow Pods  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
93 Km
Hotels
The Thomas Paine  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
113 Km

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Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
MemoryMap Route file
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

127.4 Km (79.2 miles)
1,170 m (3,839 ft) ascent
96 m (315 ft)  maximum height