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Darsham to Halesworth

A moderate walk (countryside) starting and finishing in Suffolk, England, about 15.40km (9.57 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:30h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 61m (200ft)
Loss 56m (183ft)
Max. Elevation 40m (131ft)
Elevation (total) 117m (383ft)
Start
Darsham
End
Dairy Hill, Halesworth
Distance 15.40km
(9.57mi)
Duration ~4:30h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 03 Oct 2016
This walk in Suffolk connects two stations on the East Suffolk Line. The route passes through the farmland typical of this part of the UK, and the highlight is Bramfield, with an interesting church and good pub.

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Walk Map

Waypoints

OS Grid TM403697
Take the train to Darsham station, a short distance from its namesake village.
OS Grid TM399691
Follow the road to the lodge by the road, where a path takes you across to Yoxford.
About 0.80 km (~0.5 miles) from
OS Grid TM393690
Turn right when you reach the road.
About 0.57 km (~0.35 miles) from
OS Grid TM390694
At the first right on Little Street, follow the footpath north.
About 0.61 km (~0.38 miles) from
OS Grid TM390703
Continue past Yoxford Wood.
About 0.84 km (~0.52 miles) from
OS Grid TM391712
Cross the road carefully by North Boundary Farm and continue northwards.
About 0.87 km (~0.54 miles) from
OS Grid TM388725
Cross the next road as well.
About 1.38 km (~0.86 miles) from
OS Grid TM386740
The path takes you along the western side of Kingstall Wood. When past this, veer right.
About 1.53 km (~0.95 miles) from
OS Grid TM397737
Bramfield marks (roughly) the halfway point of the walk. Take time to visit the church, with its rounded tower. There's a good pub here if refreshments are needed: http://queensheadbramfield.co.uk
About 1.13 km (~0.7 miles) from
OS Grid TM399741
Walk along the main road through the town. Head right along Low Road.
About 0.44 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid TM405745
Walk to Holly Tree Farm and pick up the footpath.
About 0.68 km (~0.42 miles) from
OS Grid TM413750
At the farm, follow the road north.
About 1.02 km (~0.63 miles) from
OS Grid TM413756
Take the path on the left at the next farm.
About 0.58 km (~0.36 miles) from
OS Grid TM407755
Where the path divides, head right.
About 0.61 km (~0.38 miles) from
OS Grid TM404765
the path leads to the village of Mells. Nearly there...
About 0.96 km (~0.6 miles) from
OS Grid TM405769
Cross over the river and then take the path along the river bank.
About 0.43 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid TM391772
Cross under the railway to enter the park by the town centre.
About 1.45 km (~0.9 miles) from
OS Grid TM389778
Finish up at Halesworth station to catch the train back home.
About 0.62 km (~0.39 miles) from

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