Three Mills Walk

A guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury's famous water meadows

  • Booking essential

A pleasant 5.5 mile guided walk from magnificent Melford Hall to Gainsborough's House in Sudbury. Walking part of the old Great Eastern Long Melford to Sudbury railway line, passing three old water mills and Sudbury's famed Water Meadows en route.


Event ticket prices
  • All £18.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442 491 895
Not suitable for children under 16
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the gate lodge at Melford Hall
What to bring and wear
The walk goes over mixed terrain which can be muddy if wet. Please wear suitable clothing and walking boots.
Not suitable for wheelchairs
There are regular bus services between Sudbury and Long Melford to enable walkers to retrieve their cars.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
7 September 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Melford Hall
Call 01787 379228

Upcoming events

Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Wed 17 Jul 2019
An exhibition, in our Banqueting House, of facsimile sketches by Beatrix Potter. These sketches drawn whilst visiting her cousins, the Hyde Parkers, are inspired by Melford Hall and the surrounding area.

Beatrix Potter story readings

Sat 20 Jul 2019
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.

Sat 20 Jul 2019
An opportunity to view some of our paintings as they have never been seen before.

Melford Unwrapped - A family at sea

Tue 23 Jul 2019
Melford Unwrapped is an invitation to a rare private visit to Melford Hall. As a guest of Lady Hyde Parker you will be given a talk, and a tour followed by afternoon tea. You will also be privileged to see items from the private family collection.

Why Melford Hall Looks Like it Does

Wed 24 Jul 2019
A tour looking at the external architecture and fabric of Melford Hall, exploring the different styles and building periods to be found on the building. The tour will explain how the history of Melford Hall has been recorded in the building we...

Books - a Friday afternoon talk

Fri 26 Jul 2019
Our Friday afternoon talks provide unique insights into the many facets of our collection at Melford Hall.