Category Archives: River Orwell

Orwell Bridge, Ipswich

OS Explorer Map 197 coordinates 170 412 for the layby at Wherstead. I got enthused at the idea of exploring the Shotley peninsula after looking at some aerial photographs.¬† I wanted to tick off Pin Mill, Holbrook and Shotley Gate. … 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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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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Trimley Marshes and Loompit Lake

OS Explorer Map 197 coordinates 2836 for Trimley station near the start of the track. Loompit lake is at coordinates 2538. This ride didn’t go at all to plan, but that’s ok, its all part of the fun. I left … Continue reading

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