Alton Water - Lower Street - River Stour - Holbrook

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This walk complements several others around the picturesque reservoir known as Alton Water, which is owned by Anglian Water. This a beautiful rural area and is close to the River Stour. One section of this walk takes you along a delightful area of the north bank, with views in all directions and a large variety of birds and other wildlife. You will be able to see the impressive grounds and buildings of the Royal Hospital School for some distance. Other walks already on Walkingworld which include a section of Alton Water are 835, 3421, 3422 and 3423. Toilets and a cafe which serves meals are to be found at the start and end of the walk.

England - East England - Suffolk - River Walk


Birds, Butterflies, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Good for Kids, Great Views, Lake/Loch, Play Area, River, Sea, Stately Home, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife
02/12/2020 - Sid Marks

Well done to Brian & Anne for this beautiful walk, combined with perfect instructions. It now costs £3.70 to park at Alton Water, so I parked at the church at waymark 3,space for about 20 vehicles here. IP9 2PQ.

31/07/2009 - Walkingworld Admin

Walked 31/7/09. A few minor updates entered. All in good shape. This is yet another wonderful Sandland walk - a delight from start to finish. Thank you Brian and Anne. Adrian (Admin)