Views across the Heather

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. 3953115
A Tunstall walk posted on 01/09/20 by Aurelie-21. Update : 01/09/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h50[?]
Distance Distance : 6.15km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 13m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 13m
Highest point Highest point : 15m
Lowest point Lowest point : 0m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Tunstall
Starting point Starting point : N 52.164407° / E 1.495967°
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Description

(D/A) Follow the Sailors’ Path route from the Maltings towards Aldeburgh, until you reach the small Snape Warren car park.

(1) Turn sharp right along a tarmacked lane, signposted ‘Aldeburgh’. Pass cottages and continue on track beside heathland and woodland, past a wooden kissing gate to a metal kissing gate on right.

(2) Go through the gate into Snape Warren. Red marker posts will guide you across the warren. Cross track and go straight ahead. Path follows wire fence. The marker posts lead through kissing gates and across a lane before entering woodland, meeting a well-trodden path. Turn left. Pass through gate to leave Snape Warren. Turn right to follow the edge of the saltmarsh. The footpath provides fine views of the River Alde and Iken Church. Soon after entering woodland, rejoin the path back to Snape Maltings.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 2m - Snape Malting
1 : km 1.95 - alt. 14m - Snape Warren car park
2 : km 2.88 - alt. 15m - Gate
D/A : km 6.15 - alt. 2m - Snape Malting

Useful Information

Mostly well-made paths and tracks. Return path from Snape Warren floods at very high tides.

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

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