St Edmund Way: Day 2 - Nayland to Sudbury  
Date: 2nd & 10th October 2018 Distance: 24.0km (14.9 Miles) Parking: N/A
Start Location: Nayland Ascent (m/ft): 298m (978ft) Weather:

Sunny

Time Started: 10:10 Highest Point: N/A Difficulty: Difficult
Duration: 6 Hours 47 Minutes        
Route: St Edmund Way - Part 2
Nayland - Wissington - Wissington Grange - Farthing Hall - Over Hall Farm - Bures - Lamarsh - The Valley Farm - Great Henny - Middleton - Ballingdon - Sudbury

Day two (which I had to split into two days due to work) involves a 15 mile route from Nayland to Sudbury via the village of Bures. The route explores the edge of the Dedham Vale AONB and more of the beautiful Stour Valley.


The spired church in Nayland.

I took a short detour to see the earthworks at Court Knoll.


The River Stour at Nayland.


A lovely community nature project.

This section follows the Stour Valley Path briefly before taking a different route into Bures before rejoining it to Sudbury.

An ancient moat at Wissington.

The lovely church at Wissington.


Still in Dedham Vale but not for much longer.

Distant views from the hilltops around Bures.


Open Countryside.


An ancient Chapel which had links to St Edmund which is explored in the video.

Bures Church.

The River Stour at Bures.

Clear skies as I leave Bures.

Distant grand country houses.

The path north from Bures takes in several gentle hills for distant views over the Stour Valley.


Old cottages at Lamarsh.


Lamarsh Church.

A view down to the church.

The path ahead to Sudbury.

Great Henny Church.

The Quay Theatre in Sudbury.