Walks

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Village walks

There are a number of walks around the lanes and footpaths inn and around the vilage.  A short distance away are a number of Suffolk Wildlife Trust sites - see elsewhere on this page.

Discover Suffolk and Suffolk County Council provide a useful downloadable guide with three interesting walks all starting and finishing at the heart of the vilage.

  Three circular walks guide

 

Heathlands

Knettishall Heath is a large and varied expanse of heath, woodland and riverside meadows, and the habitat of many rare species.

There are a number of marked footpaths around the heath as well as three car parks, access to the Little Ouse river.  Knettishall Heath also has a population of Dartmoor Ponies.

Knettishall Heath is designated as  a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

 Knettishall Heath walking guide

  Location of Knettishall Heath

 

Fens

Hopton Fen is the habitat of the Barn Owl, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Nightingale, Adder's-tongue Fern and Devil's-bit Scabious.

Nearby are the Fens of Thelnetham and Market Weston.

Redgrave and Lopham Fen is a habitat of the rare Fen Raft Spider, has full disabled access, and an excellent visitor and education centre.

Redgrave and Lopham Fens is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

 Market Weston Fen trail map

 Redgrave and Lopham Fen trails map

 Thelnetham Fen trail map

 Market Weston Fen trail map

  Suffolk Wildlife Trust locations

 

 

 

You can find a selection of photographs taken at some of the locations listed on this page in the About > Village Gallery > Walks section of the site.

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