roses

Belchamp Walter, Suffolk / Essex Border

Our Location

We are on the Suffolk / Essex border, near Sudbury. Close to Colchester, Braintree, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and just 90 minutes from London.

Arriving by Train?

Trains run from Liverpool Street Station to Sudbury (one change at Marks Tey). The journey time approx. 1 hour 15 minutes and Sudbury is just 5 miles from Belchamp Walter.

location of Belchamp Hall
roses

Directions from London

  1. Access the M11 from the North Circular (A406) or from the M25 travel north. Exit the M11 at junction 8 (Stanstead Airport).
  2. At the roundabout take the A120 (signposted to Colchester). Continue for approx. 20 miles over several roundabouts. At the A120 and the Al31 junction Take the A131 to Sudbury.
  3. Continue along the Al31 for approx. 3 miles until the AlOl7 (signposted Haverhill), which bears off to the left – look out for this turning it’s a small sign.
  4. Continue on the Al017 for approx. 6 miles. Continue through Sible Hedingham, turn right onto the B1058 to Castle Hedingham.
  5. Continue along the B1058 through Castle Hedingham .After approx. 2 miles turn left to Guestingthorpe – again look out for this turning, there’s a small red post box on the left side of the road.
  6. Go through Guestingthorpe and at the village green continue straight over the crossroads to Belchamp Walter (approx. 2 miles).
  7. Before reaching Belchamp Walter the road bears off to the left up Chapel Hill – don’t follow this, instead continue straight on to Belchamp Walter.
  8. Turn right at the crossroads in the centre of Belchamp Walter (by the village pond) and continue down the hill for approx. 1 mile.
  9. At the bottom of the hill take the right hand fork which leads directly to the church of St Mary the Virgin and Belchamp Hall.
roses

From Cambridge/the North

  1. Exit the M11 at junction 10. Head west on the A505 for approx. 4 miles.
  2. Turn left onto the A11. After approx. 1/2 mile turn right onto the Al307 towards Haverhill.
  3. After approx. 5 miles bear right at the roundabout onto the A1017 (Haverhill bypass). Follow this road to Sible Hedingham for approx. 19 miles.
  4. At Sible Hedingham turn left onto the B1058 to Castle Hedingham. Follow directions from point 5 Above.