Great Bradley Circular

A Great Bradley walk posted on 09/04/18 by sarahanne. Update : 23/04/18

Discover the start of the river Stour, Constable's country

Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h30[?]
Distance Distance : 3.05mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 89ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 89ft
Highest point Highest point : 344ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 249ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Great Bradley
Starting point Starting point : N 52.152049° / E 0.448141°
Download : GPX track

Description

(D) Park at grid ref, 677533 just outside Great Bradley, on the concrete track over the bridge beyond the church. From here, head north, going down the path. Bear right on the path with the hedge on the left, towards the wood. Go to the left of the wood, with the wood on your right. You can stop at the bench for the view. Continue on down the slope and turn left, then right over the wooden footbridge and carry straight on.

(1) Turn left at the hedge after 50 yards, then turn right over the bridge over the stream and immediately left. Continue along the field margin with the hedge and ditch on the left to the wooden kissing gate into the copse.

(2) Exit the wood turning right up the track. Turn left at the copse. Continue down to the weirs. Turn left along the weirs, keeping the water on the right. Continue for approximately a mile. Take the bridge by the last ford.

(3) Turn left opposite the converted barn, with hedge on the left, heading southeast. At the little copse turn left, right, left and continue with river Stour on the left to the road. At the road turn left over bridge to the car.

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0 - Great Bradley parking
1 : mi 1.07 - alt. mi 1.07 - Turn left then right over footbridge
2 : mi 1.35 - alt. mi 1.35 - Exit wood, turning right up track
3 : mi 2.45 - alt. mi 2.45 - Turn left opposite barn
D/A : mi 3.05 - alt. mi 3.05 - Great Bradley parking

Useful Information

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