GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Kentwell Hall Long Melford Circular Walk

3 miles (5 km)

This circular walk explores the beautiful grounds of this 16th century stately home in Long Melford, Suffolk. There is much to explore including the lovely Walled Garden with Herb Garden, Potager and fruit trees. There are also moats with two original bridges, a Wildlife Pond, a Ha-Ha and woodland with Ancient Yews & Cedars. You can also stroll up the three quarter mile long avenue of ancient lime trees with the hall at the far end making a wonderful backdrop.
The site includes a rare breed farm with Tamworth pigs, Bagot Goats and Poitou Donkeys. You can also tour the house with its grand rooms and furniture.
Melford Hall is very close and is a good option if you would like to continue your walk. You could also pick up the long distance St Edmund Way and follow it east to the delightful village of Lavenham.

Kentwell Hall Long Melford OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Kentwell Hall Long Melford Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To extend your walking in Long Melford you could pick up the Sudbury Railway Walk and follow it south from Melford Country Park to Sudbury with its delightful water meadows. The flat, easy path is also suitable for cyclists.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Long Melford Green - - 1514788

Long Melford Green. Looking across the green from near the Hospital of the Holy and Blessed Trinity.

Water conduit Long Melford Geograph-4011594-by-Adrian-Cable

16th-century water conduit near the entrance to Melford Hall, Suffolk

Kentwell Hall - - 115012

Kentwell Hall. Kentwell Hall is a Tudor Manor House. "Tudor" weekends are often held when the staff and student enact all aspects of Tudor life, including using the language of the period.

Bridge at Kentwell Hall - - 833294

Bridge at Kentwell Hall


GPS Files

GPX File

Kentwell Hall.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Kentwell Hall.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)