West Suffolk

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale


Supporting rural pubs is very important so what better than to combine this with a visit to a real-ale pubs that you will pass on your walk
It is hoped to add more walks and we need your help.
if you have a suggestion for a pub walk please contact the Webmaster and we will put your walk on here for others to enjoy.

Walk No. 1 THURSTON-PAKENHAM 4 MILE CIRCULAR WALK. This relatively easy walk literally passes the door of three real ale village pubs.
Note whilst some of the walk is on pavements and small lanes there are some parts on unmetalled tracks and paths and can be muddy in wet weather.
Click on the interactive map below and then you will be able to change map style and zoom in and out.

You can view map on your mobile phone, zoom in and out and you can also download a walk guide click here

The walk starts from Thurston Community Cente (Point A on the map). Post Code for Sat. Nav. is IP31 3TG. Grid reference: TL928651, where you can park in the New Green car park.
If arriving in Thurston by train, on leaving the station forecourt turn right and walk up Station Hill. The Community Center is a 3 minute walk away signposted on the right hand side

For details of pub opening times and food offerings follow the links below.
If visiting these rural pubs please mention you found them on this website
Pakenham Fox The Street, Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 2JU Tel: 01359 230194 click here
Thurston Fox and Hounds Barton Road IP31 3QT Tel: 01359 232228 click here
Thurston Victoria in Norton Rd, IP31 3QH doesn't appear to have a website. Tel: 01359 230951