GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

MoultonSuffolk Walks

6 miles (9.5 km)

This attractive Suffolk based village includes several picturesque thatched cottages, views of the River Kennett and a noteworthy medieval Packhorse Bridge. It is located in a lovely rural spot just a few miles east of Newmarket.
This circular walk from the village makes use of a section of the Icknield Way Path to explore the countryside to the east of the settlement.
The walk starts from the ancient Pack Horse Bridge on the eastern side of the village. You then follow the waymarked path east to visit the neighbouring village of Gazeley.
The route then heads through Brick Kiln Wood, passing Dalham Hall and the small settlement of Dalham.
The final section takes you north past Hawson Hills and Catford Bridge before returning to the village.

Postcode

CB8 8SP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Moulton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Moulton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Moulton

  • Newmarket - This walk uses sections of the Stour Valley Path and Icknield Way Path long distance trails to take you past the famous racecourse and into the countryside surrounding the Suffolk town of Newmarket.
    The walk begins in the centre of town, near the tourist information centre and theformer palace of Charles II
  • Stour Valley Path - Follow the River Stour from Newmarket to Cattawade on this delightful walk through East Anglia
  • Cambridge Backs Walk - This circular city walk takes you around the highlights of Cambridge, visiting The Backs, a picturesque area where several colleges of the University of Cambridge back on to the River Cam
  • Cambridge to St Ives along the Busway - Enjoy a walk or cycle along this disused railway line which now forms part of National Cycle Network Route 51
  • Bury St Edmunds - This walk visits some of the highlights of this lovely Suffolk town using sections of the St Edmund Way and Bury to Clare Walk
  • Ickworth Park - A circular walk around the parks and gardens at Ickworth in Bury St Edmunds
  • Nowton Park - Explore 200 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside landscaped in a beautiful Victorian style in this country park in Bury St Edmunds
  • Mildenhall - This is a lovely circular walk along the River Lark from the Suffolk market town of Mildenhall
  • Cavenham Heath - Enjoy a short stroll around this pretty nature reserve near Bury St Edmunds
  • Wicken Fen - Enjoy a walk or cycle through the beautiful Wicken Fen Nature Reserve in Cambridgeshire
  • Tuddenham - This circular walk explores the countryside around the village of Tuddenham in Suffolk
  • Lodes Way - This circular cycling trail runs through the Cambridgeshire Lodeson National Cycle Route 11 from the Wicken Fen Nature Reserve to Bottisham.
  • Anglesey Abbey - Explore 114 acres of beautiful gardens surrounding this Jacobean mansion in Cambridge
  • Soham - This pretty Cambridgeshire based town is located a few miles north east of the famous university city of Cambridge

Pubs/Cafes

On the village green there's the Packhorse Inn for post exercise refreshment. They serve high quality food and also provide rooms if you'd like to stay in the area. The inn is located near the old bridge on Bridge Street at postcode CB8 8SP.

Photos

Moulton Packhorse Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 30287

Moulton Packhorse Bridge. This bridge over the River Kennet was built in the 14th or 15th century alongside a ford on the packhorse route between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge.

St Peter, Moulton - geograph.org.uk - 3395101

St Peter, Moulton. This fine church includes an early 14th-century tower topped by a gildedweather vanein the shape of a largepikebyblacksmith. Restored in 1851, it is a grade I listed building

Moulton houses (geograph 6721537)

Moulton houses

Parkland, Moulton - geograph.org.uk - 2627620

Parkland, Moulton

Village scene, Gazeley - geograph.org.uk - 623085

Village scene, Gazeley

Dalham Hall - geograph.org.uk - 949686

Dalham Hall. The Hall, with its carefully manicured lawn, lies adjacent to St Mary's Church. While the manor of Dalham is first recorded as being owned by William the Sinner during the reign of Edward the Confessor, there is no evidence of a manor house on the site until much later.

Footpath alongside the River Kennett - geograph.org.uk - 2386364

Footpath alongside the River Kennett

Stile and footpath to Gazeley - geograph.org.uk - 2385833

Stile and footpath to Gazeley

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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