St Edmund Way

Distance: 127km (79 Miles) Max Height: 96m (315ft) Ascent: 1,170m (3,839ft) Start: Manningtree Finish: Brandon
Waymarks: Views: History: Wildlife: Overall:

St Edmund Way is a long distance path connecting Manningtree to Brandon following parts of the Stour Valley Path along the way. It takes in many of the historical towns and villages in Suffolk including Bury St Edmunds to which the long distance path is names after. The town is the burial site of King Edmund who was slain by the Danes in 869AD.

Highlights Along The Route:
Dedham Vale AONB, National Trust Flatford Mill, River Stour, Market Town of Sudbury, Historic Long Melford and Lavenham, Melford to Lavenham Railway Walk, Historic Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds Cathedral and Abbey Gardens, Lark Valley, Icknield Way Ancient Trackway, Historic Thetford, Thetford Castle and Priory, The Brecks, Little Ouse River, Thetford Forest

Route Not Yet Completed