Monthly Archives: September 2011

Iken and Snape Maltings

OS Explorer Map 212 coordinates 41 56 for Iken, 39 57 for Snape Maltings I’ve wanted to ride to Iken since I saw a beautiful photograph looking across the River Alde to Iken church. I wanted to see that river … Continue reading

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Ipswich marina, Holywells and Nacton

This ride owes a lot to the Ipswich Cycle Route Map (a freebie) and Sustrans NCR routes 1 and 51. I did 20 miles today, most of it on well mapped and signposted NCRs. I set out for Ipswich marina just … Continue reading

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Landguard Point, Felixstowe

OS Explorer Map 197 coordinates 28 31 for Landguard Point. This was 31 miles with great views of the port, the fort and a wander around Landguard nature reserve. The route description is appropriately long and winding, so here are … Continue reading

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OS Explorer map 197 coordinates 285 425 for Hemley church. I like Hemley. Its got a few houses, a church and a phone box, lots of stripey rolling fields and distant-ish views of the Deben. Its kind of a dead … Continue reading

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OS Explorer Map 211 coordinates 17 63 I accidentally bought the “all weather” version of this map, which means its plasticised, which is great for holding off rain but rubbish for folding out to the little bit I was interested in … Continue reading

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Martlesham Creek

OS Explorer Map 212 coordinates 26 47. Martlesham creek sounds to me like there should be gold diggers working in it, but I don’t believe there are. Near the creek the map shows the interestingly named “Troublesome Reach” and “Mean High … Continue reading

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Loompit and Levington

This ride picks up from a previous Trimley outing that ended early with a puncture. That day I left the Orwell behind me at Loompit Lake and trudged up the track back to the village. Today my first task was … Continue reading

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