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Created by Anonymous Walker on 01 Jan 1970
A walk () in , , about km (0 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
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OS Grid TM273487
The station is right on the bank of the river, meaning you are straight into the action.
OS Grid TM272484
From the station, head south (or turn right) and follow the tarmaced path along the river. If you pass the Information Centre and small tea shop, you are going the right way; if you end up in a shipping yard, turn 180 degrees and then walk.
About 6.00 km (~3.73 miles) from
OS Grid TM270474
The route finding is simple; just keep the river on your left and you won't go far wrong.
About 6.00 km (~3.73 miles) from
OS Grid TM258470
A small diversion inland around Martlesham Creek.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid TM274471
Continue round to rejoin the main river.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid TM285445
The Maybush Inn in Waldringfield (www.debeninns.co.uk/maybush) provides a welcome rest stop at (about0 the halfway point.
About 2.00 km (~1.24 miles) from
OS Grid TM286442
If you're wearing good boots, take the left form through the marshes on the river banks; if not, take the inland path.
About 0.00 km (~0 miles) from
OS Grid TM285423
The paths converge at Hemley.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid TM290415
Cross Kirton Creek and keep heading south along the river.
About 7.00 km (~4.35 miles) from
OS Grid TM302403
The walk gets a little wilder south of Hemley; there are few better places for watching wading birds in England than this lonely stretch of the Deben.
About 3.00 km (~1.86 miles) from
OS Grid TM319385
You will start to see the masts of Felixstowe docks as you near the town.
About 3.00 km (~1.86 miles) from
OS Grid TM328376
The only crossing point on the river south of Woodbridge is found near Bawdsey, where a small ferry carries people across to the hamlet.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid TM325364
The final stretch of the walk takes you past two old Martello towers, war remnants from which people watched for the Germans coming across the water...
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid TM317354
At High Road East, leave the coast and head towards the station. You can usually pick up a bus along the road if legs are weary.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid TM302351
Finish at the station for trains into Ipswich.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from

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