Ever wanted to weave your way through fields of flax, march through history, search for treasure or ramble through the countryside to the sound of poetry? Now is your chance! With over 50 guided walks to choose from, The Suffolk Walking Festival is a cornucopia of themed walks that will take you through undulating countryside, through villages and towns and along the wonderful landscape of the Suffolk Coast.

Suffolk Walking Festival

The festival kicks off at Ickworth House near Bury St Edmunds on Saturday 11th May and runs for three weeks until Sunday 2nd June.

In the middle of the festival (18-22 May) is the Discover Suffolk Challenge Walk, which follows the coastal path from Landguard Fort in Felixstowe up to Lowestoft and covers 66 miles in 5 days – a real challenge!

The Suffolk Walking Festival is a great way to discover this beautiful county, for more information visit the festival website www.discoversuffolk.org.uk or give Kesgrave Hall Hotel a call.

Kesgrave Hall Hotel in Suffolk is the perfect place to stay, being easily accessible from the entire county. Dogs are more than welcome, and Chef can rustle up a delicious packed lunch for your walk if would like!

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Kesgrave Hall Hotel in Suffolk has 23 fabulous luxury boutique hotel bedrooms, 3 stylish meeting spaces, large grounds for the kids to run around, a buzzing bistro and brasserie style restaurant

Sue Bunting

Tue 30 Apr 2013, Milsom Hotels