1 Start at Oulton Broad South railway station. Go left over the bridge and into Marsh Road. Go right. Enter Nicholas Everitt Park via car park. Take the path along the edge of the Broad.
Pop in or pass Lowestoft Museum, then the harbourmaster’s office. At the road, turn left. 3
Cross the bridge over the lock. Take the pedestrian underpass. The path bends left with views of boatyards on Lake Lothing. At the road, turn right down a footpath between two fences. Go under the railway line to Lake Lothing. Waymarkers lead through boatyards, past the International Boatbuilding Training College, the marina and onto lakeside path.
At the anti-tank blocks, turn left to take steps up and over the railway footbridge. 5
Follow the path into Normanston Park and to Peto Way. Cross the road and take the footpath straight ahead, past Princes Walk and continue to a footpath junction.
A sign marks the start of the old Yarmouth-bound railway line. On the right, the former Eastern Coach Works site, now part of North Quay Retail Park. Go left (‘Gunton’) along the old track-bed through Great Eastern Linear Park, emerging up from the cutting onto Yarmouth Road. 7 Cross over. Turn right, then left into Station Road, right at Corton Road, left into Lyndhurst Road. At the end, go right onto cliff-top North Parade.
8 Continue on the path which bends right to the iron footbridge into Belle Vue Park. 9
By the lofty naval memorial take the steps down into Sparrow’s Nest Gardens.
10 Follow path right, past Lowestoft War Memorial Museum. Exit the park at the gate by Lowestoft Maritime Museum onto Whapload Road. Turn right, passing Lighthouse Score. Cross to take Heritage Trail to the sea wall, turn right and continue down Lowestoft Ness.
The ‘Euroscope’ compass at Ness Point marks England’s most easterly point. Continue to the end of the sea wall. Go slightly right to take steps over the sea defences into Hamilton Road.
Go down Hamilton Road to the roundabout. Head diagonally into Gordon Road. At London Road N go left and continue to Lowestoft Central Station 13.