Alton Water

Follow a mixture of well surfaced and unsurfaced cycling and walking trails around this large reservoir in Stutton, Ipswich. The reservoir is surrounded by lovely countryside and includes a butterfly garden, woodland, a wildflower meadow, ponds and a bird hide. It's a great place for wildlife watching. Look out for golden eye, wigeon, pochard, teal and shoveller. There is also a visitor centre at the start of the route where you can hire bikes.

Alton Water Postcode

 IP9 2RY
N.B Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Alton Water Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

Alton Water Aerial Photo View Map

Distance7 miles (11 km)
Joining RoutesSuffolk Coast Path, Dedham Vale, Flatford Mill
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Map (Route in Red)
Aerial Photo View of this route

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