Sandlings Walk

Sandlings Walk

Ipswich - Southwold 1 or 2 Days Approx 98km / 58 miles

Take on a Ultra Challenge in Suffolk

The Sandlings Walk is a 58 mile path between Ipswich and the seaside town of Southwold. The, mainly inland, path passes through the market town of Woodbridge, Rendlesham and Tunstall forests, Snap Maltings, Thorpeness, Sizewell, Dunwich, Walberswick before finishing outside the pier at Southwold.

There are a variety of trails and it's a great way to see lots of beautiful Suffolk locations. Our guided Sandlings Walk can take place over either 1 or 2 days with the option to do either half of the path or the whole path.

Although we offer specific dates, we can also offer ad-hoc guided Sandlings Walks, so please get in touch if you're interested in taking on this challenge.


  • Guided Sandlings Walk in one day - £100
  • Guided Sandlings Walk in two days - £80
  • Half Guided Sandlings Walk in one day - £40

Discover Stunning Suffolk Locations

The beauty of the Sandlings is that being a long-distance footpath it passes through some stunning Suffolk locations. See East Suffolk through running.

Expert Tips & Advice

From kit and nutrition to running technique, ultra preparation, more. Between us we have years of trail running experience - we're here to share to share our knowledge and advice with you.

An Ultra Challenge

Take on this ultra distance run. Due to the distance and terrain this isn't for the inexperienced, however there is a chance to do it over two days.

Get the Most out of your Adventure

We love to be sociable and during the run we'll be on hand for any running-related questions you may have. From getting the most out of your GPS watch to running with poles and everything in between.

Experience Suffolk trails ultra-style

About the Day

A brief timeline of your running adventure. All timings are approximate and subject to change.

Meet and Introduction

We’ll get underway early from either of the Sandlings Walk starts (TBC). There will be an introduction to the day and a safety briefing.


You’ll head out onto the trails with our Run Leaders who will guide you on the Sandlings Walk. This is your chance to explore the trails and ask about everything trail running. We’ll take it easy – with stops along the way to refuel and take in the scenery (don’t forget your camera!)


Depending on your choice of either one or two days, we will finish in either Aldeburgh or Southwold. There will be the chance, depending on timing to rehydrate with a coffee, beer or beverage of your choice.

Book Your Guided Sandlings Run

We will add guided running dates throughout the year, however we also offer this as a guided run for individuals and small groups. Please use the form to arrange your guided Sandlings Walk.


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The Sandlings Walk

Take on a Suffolk ultra!

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