GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hadleigh Railway Walk

2 miles (3.3 km)

This walk takes you along the trackbed of the oldHadleigh Railway line from Hadleigh to Raydon Wood railway station. It's a 2 mile stroll on flat paths which are also suitable for cyclists.
The walk starts from the now closed Hadleigh railway station, in the centre of the ancient market town. The station wasthe terminus of theHadleigh Railway, a short branch line fromBentley Junction, which opened in 1847. The station building still stands and is in use as a private residence.
The route heads south east along the old line, passing Raydon Great Wood before finishing at the old Raydon Wood railway station. There's a car park at this end of the route so you could also start from here if you prefer.
To continue your walking in Hadleigh you could enjoy a stroll along the River Brett in the town centre.
The path is located a few miles west of Ipswich where there's nice trails to try along the River Orwell and the River Gipping. The town is also located close to the Dedham Vale AONB where there's lovely walks around Constable country.

Hadleigh Railway Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hadleigh Railway Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Shops On Hadleigh High Street (geograph 2480983)

Hadleigh Railway Walk Sign - - 525894

Hadleigh Railway Walk - - 1370611

Hadleigh Railway Walk - - 1370622

Hadleigh Railway Walk - - 523339

Raydon Station, as was (known as Raydon Wood after October 1895) - - 1370626

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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