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Tuesday, 8 February 2022

Suffolk Coast Path Challenge Walk Part 1

Suffolk Coast Path Challenge Walk Part 1

A 2 day challenge walk to complete the Suffolk Coast Path

The first day of a 2 day challenge walk to walk the Suffolk Coast from Languard Fort to the county boundary at Hopton. This first day terminates at approximately the half way point of Sizewell


This is a walk summary intended to provide the user with just the essential information in order to navigate the walk route. Fully detailed information notes, refreshment stops and walk features are not included in this. A full write up will be included in the near future.

Suffolk Coast Path Challenge Walk Part 1 - Essential Information

Walk Statistics (calculated from GPX):

  • Start location: Felixstowe 
  • End location: Sizewell 
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  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Terrain: Footpath, Country Lane, Track


The following maps and services can assist in navigating this route. There are links to printed maps and links to downloadable GPX route data for importing into navigational software and apps.


Route Verification Details

  • Date of Walk: 09/08/2019
  • Walk Time: 07:30:00 to 19:00:00
  • Walkers: Griff, Helen, Ed
  • Weather Conditions: Windy but bright, some showers to start

Walk Notes

This challenge walk attempts to complete the whole of the Suffolk Coast in daylight hours which equates to some 60 miles over 2 days of walking. This first part passes through some remote coastline and it is imperative to take enough supplies of water and food as there is little in the way of amenities from Bawdsey through to Snape Maltings. On this specific walk with a warm day and a strong wind the 2 litres of water seemed barely enough for this section.

Summary of Document Changes

Last Updated: 2022-02-08

2022-02-08 : Initial publication



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