Waveney Ramblers led this walk.
From the village hall, turn left, NW and cross the Goldbrook Bridge.
At the T junction, turn right, north, and head towards the village centre.
Gross the Goldbrook again and pass the Swan pub and the village store and tea rooms.
Bare right, NE, into Church Hill, uphill.
Cross the B1118 and head into the churchyard. Explore the church and cemetery.
Head east and then south to leave the cemetery via the SE gate.
Turn left, east, along the B1118 for 330 metres / 5 minutes.
Turn right, south, through a gate along a track, paddock right.
Don't enter the woodland. Turn right, west, barn left, paddock right.
At the end of this leg go through the gate and turn left, SE, downhill.
Cross the stream and turn right then left, south between buildings.
Keep left near the hedge, SE. At the access road, turn left, east, fence left.
At the sewage works there's an option to add 0.8 miles to visit the Brakey Man.
Cross the sleeper bridge.
VIA BRAKEY MAN ...
Turn left, north. Enter the woodland through the gate.
Head north into the woodland and bend right, east, along the woodland path, stream left.
Before the parking area, turn sharp right, SW, and head back through the wood.
The Brakey Man is in a sheltered spot and there are some seats.
Follow the path roughly west and emerge onto the concrete road to the sewage works.
Rejoin the original route and head south, hedge right.
MAIN ROUTE ...
At the sleeper bridge, head south, gradually bending right, eventually heading west.
In the village, turn left, south. A few yards after Nuttery Vale, turn right, south, through a gate.
Follow this path between fields, through a gap and south across an open field, soon hedge left.
Drop down to the watercourse, turn left, SE, and head for the tarmac lane.
Turn right, SW, along the tarmac and cross the beck.
Cross the concrete parking area and head SW into a woodland track.
This gradually bends west. Before the farm buildings, turn right, NW, over a stile.
Cross a second stile and head north, fence left, to another tarmac lane.
Turn right, NE, along the tarmac. At the first junction, turn right, NE, into Nuttery Vale.
Drop down to Goldbrook where a tree has been carved into a dog.
Just before the tarmac bends east, turn left, north, into a narrow woodland path.
At the field, cross the sleeper bridge and turn right, east, and follow the field perimeter uphill.
After the second field, turn left, north. At the pole top transformer, turn right, east into Red Lion Close.
Turn left, north along Abbey Hill.
After the last house on the right, turn right, east and cross the field to visit Saint Edmund's Monument where, according to legend, Edmund, King of East Anglia and subsequently St. Edmund the Martyr, Patron Saint of England, was executed by the Danes in AD 870.
Head west back to the road. Turn right, north. Turn right NE, soon bending north, along a track.
Before the buildings, turn left, west, and head round the perimeter gradually bending right, north, towards woodland.
Turn left, west, paddock left, and head back to the road.
At the road, turn right, NW, and return to the village hall.
TM 19040 76977, Brakey Wood