Park near Old Felixstowe Community Centre. There is space in St Georges Road opposite.
From the community centre, head south along Ferry Road.
At the church turn left, east, along a footpath.
Cross St Georges Road and turn right, south, into Western Avenue.
Kink left and right to cross High Road East and enter Golf Road. Head SW.
Turn left, SE, into a grassy parking area. Head down steps to the beach.
Turn left, NE, and follow the coast all the way to Felixstowe Ferry.
There are two Martello towers on this leg of the walk.
After the ferry, stay near the river Deben and head NW overall.
The path zigzags around inlets, drains and other coastal features.
Five miles into the walk, turn left, SW, away from the river.
This route is well signed with finger posts and zigzags SW overall.
The next landmark is the small church of St Ethelbert at Falkenham.
This is a sheltered spot and there are a couple of seats.
Just over six miles into the walk this might make a good picnic lunch place.
After the church, head south, then right, west, along Lower Falkenham Road for 25 metres.
Turn left, south, into Dog Lane, track. This bends right, SW.
Turn right, SE, along Back Lane.
Opposite Lower Road, turn right, roughly south, across an open field.
Drop down into a valley and turn left, SE, through a woodland belt, pond left.
Go through a gate into a meadow and head SE. Bear right, south, fence right.
Leave the meadow through a gate and cross the footbridge.
Head south, hedge left. Turn left, east, towards woodland.
Turn right, south, woodland left.
Turn left, east, into Gulpher Road. The road bends right, south.
Ignore the first footpath right.
Soon after this, turn right and climb a bank. Use the field edge path parallel with the road, SE.
Turn right, south, hedge left.
Kink left and right to head south along Hyems Lane, playing fields right.
Hyems Lane bends left, SE. Cross Links Avenue and continue SE on a footpath.
Cross Links Colneis Road and continue SE on a footpath, school left.
The footpath, Quintons Lane, bends left, roughly east. At a branch, go left, north of east.
Cross Ferndown Road and continue a little north of east.
Turn left, north, and cross the green behind the community centre.
Turn right, east, towards Oldfield Terrace and Old Felixstowe Community Centre.
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