Snape Stroll

The Sailors’ Path follows a beautiful route between Snape Maltings and Aldeburgh. The Path is named because sailors would walk the path between Aldeburgh and Snape.

Technical sheet
No. 3953399
A Tunstall walk posted on 01/09/20 by Aurelie-21. Update : 01/09/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h10[?]
Distance Distance : 2.4mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 30ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 30ft
Highest point Highest point : 36ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 0ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Tunstall
Starting point Starting point : N 52.164431° / E 1.495987°
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Description

(D/A) Follow the Sailors’ Path to Snape Warren woods. When you enter the woodland, turn left. At next junction, take path to left to walk along the edge of marshes.

(1) At end of path, turn right along track. (If path is very muddy, retrace to previous path. Turn left to reach the road and turn left. Walk along road to village to re-join the route.)

(2) Turn left into Snape village. Cross straight over the main road to continue on the lane between houses and hedges. Just before a flint walled cottage, take the path left into open countryside. Follow straight path to track and turn left. Continue on track to main road, turn right. Return to the Maltings.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 7ft - Snape Maltings
1 : mi 1.24 - alt. 3ft - Path
2 : mi 1.36 - alt. 20ft - Priory Road
D/A : mi 2.4 - alt. 7ft - Snape Maltings

Useful Information

Mostly well made paths and tracks; some sections on minor roads and pavements. Take great care.

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

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