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Bourne Bridge to Pinmill

A moderate walk (riverside) in Suffolk, England, about 13.38km (8.31 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:00h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 68m (223ft)
Loss 71m (232ft)
Max. Elevation 60m (196ft)
Elevation (total) 139m (455ft)
Start & End
Bourne Bridge, Ipswich
Distance 13.38km
(8.31mi)
Duration ~4:00
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by janem on 12 Mar 2012
A riverside walk with splendid views of the River Orwell in Suffolk. See the folly (tower) and have lunch right on the water's edge at the beauty stop of Pin Mill.  

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Waypoints

OS Grid TM160420
Walk South and follow the Stour and Orwell Walk footpath under the Orwell Bridge.
River view About 1.32 km (~0.82 miles) from
OS Grid TM169410
You will have to walk on the B1080 for about half a mile.
Freston Wood About 0.84 km (~0.52 miles) from
OS Grid TM173403
Turn right onto footpath going up hill through freston wood to church.
Freston Tower About 0.77 km (~0.48 miles) from
OS Grid TM170395
Turn left at the church, along lane and cross B1080. Take a little diversion to look at the tower (folly) and beautiful river views. Retrace your steps to rejoin the Stour and Orwell Walk footpath.
Woolverstone Church About 0.56 km (~0.35 miles) from
OS Grid TM176394
Stay on footpath towards Woolverstone church.
Woolverstone About 1.59 km (~0.99 miles) from
OS Grid TM190385
Follow footpath to the river, with a large private school on your right.
River view About 0.77 km (~0.48 miles) from
OS Grid TM196389
Continue on path to Pin Mill.
Pin Mill About 1.38 km (~0.86 miles) from
OS Grid TM205378
Pub and picnic area. Retrace your steps, but instead of following the river, turn left to walk through Woolverstone park.
Woolverstone Park About 1.72 km (~1.07 miles) from
OS Grid TM189384
School will now be on your right. You will rejoin the Stour and Orwell Walk. Back through Freston Wood - about 2 miles.
Freston Wood About 2.41 km (~1.5 miles) from
OS Grid TM173402
Either continue on the riverside path or take path on your left through fields under the Orwell Bridge and return to Bourne Bridge.
Ipswich About 2.02 km (~1.26 miles) from
OS Grid TM161418
Finish back at Bourne Bridge for buses into Ipswich.

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12 Mar 2012
Lovely Suffolk

We can do this one next time I am in Suffolk!

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