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Route - Western Bungay Town Trail

Market Place, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1AP

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from Bungay Buttercross cross St Mary's Street

  • The surface of the pathway is block paving.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • Ahead, cross St Mary's Street.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.

Continue on Earsham Street

  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac with cobbled areas.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • The pathway is on a easy incline towards The Castle Inn.
  • There are drainage gullies located on the pathway.

Turn left at the Castle Inn

  • As you turn left into the Castle Inn car park the surface becomes rough tarmac.
  • It is very uneven in places.
  • The pathway is on a steep incline as you approach the gates.
  • The gate openings are 120cm and 80cm at the first set and 87cm and 92 at the second set.

Continue on Castle Orchard

  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • After passing Bungay Castle ruins the visitor centre entrance is located on the left.
  • Turn right at the junction and then left at the next junction staying on Castle Orchard.
  • This section of the route does not have a designated pathway.
  • At the end of Castle Orchard the entrance to castle hills is located on the left.
  • The gate is heavy, opens away from you and is 110cm wide.

Continue on Priory Lane

  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • This section of the route does not have a designated pathway.
  • Near the end of Priory Lane there is a dropped kerb onto a pathway.
  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • It is uneven in places.

Turn right onto Upper Olland Street

  • Cross over Priory Lane.
  • There is tactile paving on the near side of the crossing.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.
  • After the crossing the surface of the pathway is block paving.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • There are drainage gullies located on the pathway.
  • Ahead, cross Quaves Lane.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • The surface after the crossing is tarmac.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • Ahead, cross Rose Lane.
  • There are dropped kerbs without tactile paving on both sides.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.
  • Located ahead to the right of the pathway is the Emmanuel Church.
  • Double back and towards the Rose Lane crossing.

Turn right onto Turnstile Lane

  • There are dropped kerbs without tactile paving on both sides of the road.
  • There is a moderate slope immediately after the crossing.
  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • There is an opening at the end of the pathway.
  • It is 77cm wide.

Turn left on to Lower Olland Road then continue on St Mary's Street

  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • It is uneven in places.
  • Ahead, cross Lower Olland Street.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.
  • After the crossing turn left and continue.
  • The surface of the pathway is now block paving with small cobbled areas.
  • There is a strip of tactile paving that runs along the edge of the pathway.
  • Ahead, cross Cross Street.
  • There is tactile paving on the near side.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac with a cobbled area to the right.