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
20 April 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available
8 June 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available
3 August 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available
5 October 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 20 Apr 2019
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.

Three Mills Walk

Sat 11 May 2019
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

Melford Unwrapped - Beatrix Potter's Melford

Tue 09 Jul 2019
14:00-16:15
A unique opportunity to learn about the part Melford Hall and her cousins the Hyde Parker family played in her drawings and stories.

Melford Unwrapped - A family at sea

Tue 23 Jul 2019
14:00-16:15
A rare opportunity to learn about the naval exploits of the Hyde Parker family