St Edmund Way

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Start: Manningtree, Essex
Distance: 79 miles (127 km)
Grid Ref: TM094322
Climbing: 859 metres
Walk time: 30-39 hours
Days: 5-8

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The St Edmund Way is a long distance footpath which crosses much of Suffolk, using the Stour Valley Path (East Anglia) to Sudbury and Long Melford and then going via Lavenham and Little Welnetham to Bury St Edmunds, burial place of the martyr King Edmund slain by the Danes in 869, along the waymarked Lark Valley Path to the Icknield Way Path at West Stow before striking over the Brecks to Thetford and the Hereward Way. From the beginning of the walk in Manningtree the way goes via Flatford Mill, Dedham, Dalethorpe, Stoke by Nayland, Nayland, Wissington, Bures, Lamarsh, Great Henny, Ballingdon, Sudbury, Long Melford, Lineage Wood, Lavenham, Lawshall Green, Stanningfield, Cocks Green, Sicklesmere, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, Fornham All Saints, Culford, The Kings Forest, Thetford and Santon Downham to the finish of the way at Brandon.

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