Gipping Valley River Walk

Distance: 27km (17 Miles) Max Height: 30m (98ft) Ascent: 113m (371ft) Start: Stowmarket Finish: Ipswich
Waymarks: Views: History: Wildlife: Overall:

A 17 mile route following the River Gipping from Stowmarket into the town of Ipswich.

Highlights Along The Route:
Stowmarket, Needham Lake Country Park, River Gipping, 15 Historic Locks, Ipswich

Route Completed on 4th February 2020

  7th January 2020

Gipping Valley River Walk - Part 1
Stowmarket - Needham Market

Distance: 8.67km (5.38 Miles)
Ascent: 40m (131ft)
Time: 2 Hours 35 Minutes

  29th January 2019

Gipping Valley River Walk - Part 2
Needham Market - Great Blakenham

Distance: 10.7km (6.64 Miles)
Ascent: 40m (131ft)
Time: 2 Hours 53 Minutes

  4th February 2020

Gipping Valley River Walk - Part 3
Great Blakenham - Ipswich

Distance: 13.3km (8.26 Miles)
Ascent: 43m (141ft)
Time: 3 Hours 17 Minutes