THE WALK

EADT Suffolk - - SUFFOLK WALK -

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.

2

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.

4

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.

6

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.

11

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.

12

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.

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