Walking, Cycling and other activities
The Trust is dedicated to preserving the Suffolk Punch breed but also the skills of the people needed to handle these wonderful horses.
Our team of workers and volunteers work hard to achieve the charitable aims of the Trust, to:
- Protect the future of the endangered Suffolk Punch breed
- Safeguard Suffolk unique rural history by conserving native plants and animal breeds
- Offer educational opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds
- Provide an beautiful open space for everyone to enjoy
With the historic Colony Stud, we inherited a rich legacy of human and equine heritage that deserves to be saved for future generations to enjoy.
Suffolk Coast Path
This long-distance path follows the coast for 50 miles from Lowestoft to Felixstowe through a seaside delight of sand, shingle, broads, marshes, and dunes. The path is blessed with an abundance of birdlife and wildflowers. The Suffolk Heritage Coast is also famous for the Martello Towers.
The main coastal cycle route:
This Guide features the Sailors’ Path between Snape and Aldeburgh and two shorter routes from Snape Maltings.
AONB Pub Walks
You can download some nice walks that involve having a pint on the way, all published by Suffolk Coasts and Heath with Adams brewery
Poplar Park is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, we have miles and miles of breathtaking hacking at Poplar Park. With BHS qualified staff, an indoor school, three outdoor arenas and a superb cross country course, they have something for everyone.
They are also the home of the Poplar Park March Horse Trials which celebrated its 25th anniversary in March 2008 and was better than ever. A firm favourite as a spectator course, we host some of the biggest names in the equestrian world.
For more information visit: www.poplarpark.com
Rendlesham Forest walks and mountain bike trail
Rendlesham Forest covers approximately 1500 hectares and is located in Suffolk’s coastal heathland belt known as the Sandlings. The forest consists of large areas of coniferous plantations as well as broadleaved belts, heathland and wetland areas
Dunwich & Minsmere
Minsmere and Havergate Island RSPB Reserves