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Route - Cavenham Heath Easy Access Trail

The Green, Tuddenham, Suffolk, IP28 6SD

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  • Discover the wilds of Cavenham Heath, with acres of heathland and woodland landscapes.
  • The Heath offers 2 trails.
  • A Woodland Trail which is approximately 0.6 of a mile / 1km.
  • The Woodland Trail is approximately 0.6 of a mile / 1km, and is a loop route around the woods.
  • The Heathland Trail is approximately 2.5miles / 4km.
  • The Heathland Trail follows a numbered route from the Woodland Trail car park.
  • The route is on natural surface throughout with accessible gates (NKS Key) at entrances to the heath. The track in some sections is rutted so can be quite bumpy.
  • You could access the far end of the trail near the River Lark, although parking is very informal.


  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bury St Edmunds.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is grass.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Main Access Point)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the start of the route.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a kissing gate at this access point.
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The gate has a hook lock.
    • The width of the gap is 123cm.

Woodland Trail

  • The trail starts at the car park and carries on in a loop around the woods until you come back to the car park.
  • The route is reasonably accessible when dry.


  • The paths surfaces around the trail starts off as compact earth and finishes with grass. The widths of these paths range from 60cm to 120cm.
  • There are some easy slopes around the trail.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)