A Stroll by the Deben

This walk explores the town of Woodbridge, the river Deben and the surrounding landscape.

Technical sheet
No. 3970275
A Woodbridge walk posted on 04/09/20 by Aurelie-21. Update : 04/09/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h45[?]
Distance Distance : 1.56mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 10ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 7ft
Highest point Highest point : 16ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 0ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : No
Walking Walking
Location Location : Woodbridge
Starting point Starting point : N 52.090224° / E 1.317935°
Arrival Arrival : N 52.104301° / E 1.33833°
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Description

(D) Start by catching train from Woodbridge to Melton. Leave Melton station; turn right beside road and cross level crossing. Turn right at kissing gate just beyond crossing and follow path to river wall. Turn right along river wall path. Follow path for around half a mile. When tarmacked area reached beside level crossing, turn left and then right in front of brick cottage. At junction with road to Tide Mill, turn left then right beside quay and return to Woodbridge station.(A)

Waypoints :
D : mi 0 - alt. 7ft
A : mi 1.56 - alt. 10ft

Useful Information

Route follows exposed paths beside deep, tidal water. Some sections on roads and through urban areas. High visibility clothing recommended.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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