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Named discs with poppy logoMid Suffolk Footpath


32 km / 20 miles
The footpath broadly follows the valleys of the rivers Dove and Gipping via Eye, Thorndon and Mendlesham. The start of the walk connects with the Angles Way whilst near the end of the route is the waymarked Gipping Valley River Path (17 miles and on OS mapping; road link) which takes the walker on to Ipswich.


Waymark: Named discs with poppy logo
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named discs with poppy logo
Attributes: Easy
Start: TM184782 - Hoxne, Suffolk View on StreetMap
Finish: TM042599 - Stowmarket Greens Meadow, Suffolk View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Stephen and Lucy Dawson - Mid-Suffolk Footpath [blog] The Mid Suffolk Footpath [blog] Mid Suffolk Footpath [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Mid Suffolk Footpath  (Thorndon Village ) Download
Guidebook Suffolk's Hidden Hiking Trails  (Joe Jackson  - 2021 )


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Paths Marked on OS mapping

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 144, 155, 156
OS Landranger Active 144, 155, 156
OS Explorer 211, 230
OS Explorer Active 211, 230

Connected Paths:

Paths Marked on OS mapping


Route Profile:

34.6 km (21.5 miles)
235 m (771 ft) ascent
64 m (210 ft)  maximum height

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