Melford Hall's Railway Walk

A popular guided walk taking in some railway and village history as well as both some modern archaeology and the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.

  • Booking essential

Join us for a guided four-mile walk retracing the route of the former Great Eastern Railway Line linking the medieval wool towns of Lavenham and Long Melford. Meet at Lavenham Guildhall tearoom for refreshments and a short introduction before starting your walk. At the end of the walk, enjoy lunch at Melford Hall and listen to a brief history of the house. Refreshments and admission included.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £18.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442 491895
Suitability
Unsuitable for children under 16
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at Lavenham Guildhall tearoom (postcode CO10 9QZ)
What to bring and wear
The walk goes over mixed terrain that can be muddy if wet. Please wear suitable clothing and boots. Please bring a change of shoes if intending to visit the house afterwards.
Accessibility
Not suitable for wheelchairs. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
Other
There is a regular local bus service (ticket not included) that walkers can use to get back to Lavenham to retrieve their cars.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
1 September 2018 10:30 - 13:00 Available
6 October 2018 10:30 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Melford Hall
Email
melford@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01787 379228

Upcoming events

Beatrix Potter story readings

Thu 23 Aug 2018
13:00-15:00
Get carried away by the magical adventures of Peter Rabbit and his friends as written by Beatrix Potter and narrated by one of our story tellers

Art revealed by torchlight.... Hidden depths of Melford Hall's paintings.

Fri 24 Aug 2018
14:45-15:30
An opportunity to view some of our paintings as they have never been seen before.

Three Mills Walk

Sat 25 Aug 2018
10:00-13:00
A guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury's famous water meadows

Tales from the High Seas

Sat 25 Aug 2018
14:00-14:15
Join one of our naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 01 Sep 2018
10:30-13:00
A popular guided walk taking in some railway and village history as well as both some modern archaeology and the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.