Ships, Saltings and Thomas Seckford

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

Technical sheet
No. 3962354
A Woodbridge walk posted on 03/09/20 by Aurelie-21. Update : 03/09/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h30[?]
Distance Distance : 3.01mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 115ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 118ft
Highest point Highest point : 121ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 0ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Woodbridge
Starting point Starting point : N 52.090218° / E 1.318134°
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Description

Start from Woodbridge Railway Station.

(D/A) Cross railway by bridge just north of station and bear right along river wall path, keeping river to left. Follow path for some distance. When you enter woodland, bear left and join track. Almost immediately bear left off track to shore. Walk along shore then re-join path at grassy area. Follow path around Kyson Point and onto river wall beside Martlesham Creek.

(1) Continue to end of Creek, then turn right at path junction. Follow path to road. Turn right and follow road until junction with main road, then turn right along pavement. After short distance, take path on opposite side of road to right of Sandford Place. Climb steps and bear right at path split.

(2) When road reached, go straight over into Portland Crescent. Follow Portland Crescent, ignoring all exits and continue on road through cemetery. When road becomes track, bear right down hill. At bottom of hill, turn left. Follow path beside green and up steps to road. Turn right along road between houses. At Market Square, keep on right pavement.

(3) At bottom of Market Square, cross road and take road to left of Bull Hotel – this is New Street. Follow road down hill, bearing right and ignoring all left exits. Go straight across main shopping thoroughfare. Keep straight on until car park, then turn left. Follow road as it bends to right and passes roundabout.

(4) At main T-junction, cross to far side of road using pedestrian crossing and turn right along pavement. After short distance, turn left into Tide Mill Way. When quay reached, turn right along path to station.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 7ft - Woodbridge Railway Station
1 : mi 0.85 - alt. 30ft - Creek
2 : mi 1.82 - alt. 118ft - Warren Hill Road
3 : mi 2.45 - alt. 75ft - New Street
4 : mi 2.83 - alt. 10ft - T-junction
D/A : mi 3.02 - alt. 3ft - Woodbridge Railway Station

Useful Information

Route follows exposed paths beside deep, tidal water. Some sections can be muddy. Follows some busy roads and passes 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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