The Dedham Vale AONB and the Stour Valley have some of the most appealing landscapes for walking, from leisurely strolls to keen hiking, and are a fantastic way to really get to know and explore the area at a pace that will help you see wildlife and also boost your health and wellbeing!
Explore the landscapes that inspired some of the most renowned artists, from Constable to Gainsborough, on two feet at your own pace.
You can often use public transport to arrive at the start of a walk. Our free to download leaflets offer a range of circular walks, and are listed below in alphabetical order. We recommend you use our leaflets alongside the relevant OS map (noted in each guide).
Explore the picturesque historic Wool Town of Lavenham, and it’s surrounding countryside!
Short Circular Walks
Walking in Constable Country (PDF)
Explore the landscape that inspired the artist John Constable around Flatford, East Bergholt, Dedham, Langham and Stratford St Mary. Sponsored by Discover Suffolk.
Walking in Dedham (PDF)
Discover the historic village of Dedham and surrounding countryside on these two walks. Sponsored by Discover Suffolk.
Walks Off the Stour Valley Path
These walks are only available for download.