The annual Suffolk Walking Festival kicks off on 13th May and runs until 4th June. Whether you're a seasoned rambler or a family looking to explore, there's a walk or event for you!
We've put together a few of our favourite walks, from family walks to challenge walks...
Orwell River Walk with Jimmy's Farm - 27th May 2017
Start location: Jimmy's Farm, IP9 2AP
Distance: 6 miles
Enjoy a walk along the River Orwell through local farmland and woodland. Tickets are £6 for adults and £4 for children, and you can take advantage of discounted entry to the farm.
A Walk in the Park - Nicholas Everitt Park - 30th May 2017
Start location: Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad NR32 3LN
Distance: 1 mile
Children will love joining in with the Golden Mile Walk from Nicholas Everitt Park in Oulton Broad, finishing at Lowestoft Museum. There will be family-friendly events on offer at both locations and it's free to join in!
Up to 4 Mile Walks
Historic Wickham Market - 17th May 2017
Start location: The Hill, Wickham Market IP13 0RA
Distance: 2 miles
Join this guided walk around the pretty village of Wickham Market with stops at locations which used to be shops plus information and photos from your guide. Tickets are £4 for adults, children aged 7-17 £2 and under 7s free.
River Deben Herb and Flower Walk - 20th May 2017
Start location: The Square, Wickham Market IP13 0qs
Distance: 4 miles
Walk along the River Deben through the village of Wickham Market in search of plants and herbs used in traditional medicine. Tickets are £4.
5 - 10 Mile Walks
Garden of Suffolk - 20th May 2017
Start location: Saxmundham Train Station, IP17 1BW
Distance: 6.25 miles
A leisurely walk through the quiet, Suffolk countryside. Over stiles and past grazing livestock in meadows. The walk is one way, with return journey via train. Ticket price is free (plus train ticket).
Ipswich West End to Waterfront - 21st May 2017
Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm
Start location: Norwich Road, Ipswich IP1 4BX
Distance: 5 miles
Discover the historical development of Suffolk' county town; from the grand houses to factory workers cottages and taking in the waterfront developments. Ticket price £5.
10+ Mile Walks
Walking with the Saints - 31st May 2017
Start location: Bungay Golf Course, (Walkers Car Park) NR35 1DS
Distance: 20 miles
Discover the beautiful Waveney Valley with this walk through the Saints villages, stopping by a few of the historic churches en route. This walk is free to join!
For more information on The Suffolk Walking Festival and for full walk and event listings, go to www.suffolkwalkingfestival.co.uk