Top Local Dog Walks : Pt 3 Rivers

June 18, 2024

Top Local Dog Walks : Pt 3 Rivers

Introduction

If you’re planning a stay at one of our charming holiday homes on the Suffolk coast, you’ll be delighted to know that the area offers some of the most scenic and dog-friendly walks in the UK. Here’s a guide to some of our favorite local dog walks, perfect for exploring the natural beauty of Suffolk with your furry friend.

Top local dog walks rivers Beccles- holiday cottages on the Suffolk coast

1. Beccles - River Waveney to Geldeston

Start your adventure in the picturesque market town of Beccles. This walk takes you along the tranquil River Waveney, offering stunning waterside views. The path to Geldeston is ideal for a leisurely stroll with your dog, allowing you to enjoy the serene countryside and spot local wildlife. This route is perfect for those staying in our holiday cottages on the Suffolk coast, as Beccles is just a 15 min drive inland.

Photo: Clive Elliston

Top local dog walks rivers - holiday cottages on the Suffolk coast

2. Oulton Broad - walk along the river Waveney through Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve

Oulton Broad is the southern gateway to the Norfolk Broads. It is also the starting point for one of the best river walks in Suffolk. Begin your journey along the broad, then follow the River Waveney through the expansive Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve. This walk showcases a variety of habitats, from reed beds to wildflower meadows, making it a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Our holiday homes are just two miles from Oulton Broad and offer easy access to this delightful route.

Blythburgh top dog walks on the Suffolk coast

3. Blythburgh - River Blyth to Walberswick

From Blythburgh, head towards the quaint village of Walberswick. This walk along the River Blyth is a perfect blend of riverside tranquility and coastal charm. The route winds through picturesque landscapes, including marshes and woodlands, before arriving at Walberswick. It’s a fantastic choice for visitors staying in our holiday cottages, offering a mix of scenic beauty and peaceful solitude.

Bungay - top local dog walks on the Suffolk coast

4. Bungay - Through the Water Meadows

Bungay, a historic town on the edge of the Norfolk-Suffolk border, offers a delightful river walk through its water meadows. This area is rich in biodiversity, making it an ideal spot for a relaxing dog walk. The meadows are especially beautiful in the early morning or late afternoon, providing a serene backdrop for your holiday. Our holiday homes are just a 20-minute drive from Bungay, so they are the perfect base for exploring this enchanting landscape.

North Cove - top local dog walks on the Suffolk coast

5. North Cove - Through the Nature Reserve to the River Waveney

For a truly immersive nature experience, head to North Cove. This walk takes you through a serene nature reserve, leading to the River Waveney. The reserve is a sanctuary for wildlife, and the river views are simply breathtaking. This tranquil path is a wonderful escape for those staying in our holiday cottages, offering a peaceful and scenic adventure for you and your dog.

Walberswick - top local dog walks on the Suffolk coast

6. Walberswick - Along the River Blyth Estuary to Southwold

Walberswick is not only a charming village but also a gateway to a spectacular walk along the River Blyth estuary. This route leads you along the river bank to the Bailey footbridge to the vibrant town of Southwold. Renowned for its iconic pier and lighthouse, Southwold is a must-see for during a stay on the Suffolk Coast.  The estuary walk is perfect for enjoying coastal views and spotting wading birds. Our holiday homes on the Suffolk Coast provide an ideal starting point for this delightful journey.

Conclusion: Explore Suffolk's Scenic River Walks with Your Dog

Suffolk’s diverse landscapes offer endless opportunities for exploration and relaxation. Whether you prefer riverside strolls, nature reserves, or coastal paths, our holiday homes provide the perfect base for discovering these beautiful walks with your dog.

Book your stay today and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Suffolk coast.

 

If you enjoyed this blog post, take a look at:

Top Local Dog Walks Pt 1 Beaches 

Top Local Dog Walks Pt 2 Woods