Shingle Beach in Alderton

Below are a selection of fantastic walks to and from the Alderton Swan. Why not pop in for lunch then take a walk to take in the beautiful countryside, or take a stroll around our lovely county and finish off with a satisfying evening meal.

Please note that we recommend an Ordnance Survey Explorer map or similar should be used in conjunction with these routes as all distances are approximate and maps are not to scale. The routes are also available on phones and tablets from ViewRanger.com  Enjoy!


Walks from The Alderton Swan

Bawdsey Peninsula Pubs

21.5 km / 13.4 miles

A long walk taking in four distinctly different pubs. Estuary and sea views as well as glorious heathland walking.

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Family Walk

5.4 km / 3.4 miles

Gentle walk to the sea and back along small lanes and tracks, with observational questions.

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Walk from Hollesley

6.9 km / 4.3 miles

Avoiding main roads by going along small lanes, tracks and paths. Beautiful pasture and sea views.

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Walk to and around Shingle Street

10.5 km / 6.6 miles

Wonderful and mysterious with a bounty of natural flora and fauna alongside the rare and delicate land / sea scape.

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Walk to Bawdsey Ferry

8.5 km / 5.3 miles

Along tracks, paths, beach and road to the beautiful Bawdsey Ferry.

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