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Explore Lavenham

Cycle, ride or walk along this disused railway track. Look out for the hovering kestrels and the 16 species of butterfly to be found in the summer.


The Lavenham Walk follows a section of the disused railway line that once linked Sudbury to Bury St Edmunds. This section links the village of Lavenham with the Melford Hall estate.

Directions to start: Lavenham is on A1141, south of Bury St Edmunds.

Pakring: Join the walk at Lavenham, Park Road or Bridge Street Road. Parking available at each location.

Nearest train station: 7 miles (Sudbury).

Start Nat GR TL910494.

Points of interest: Historic Wool town of Lavenham with its magnificent medieval buildings.