A river in East Anglia, the River Stour in Suffolk measures 47 miles long and is one of the more picturesque rivers in the region. It has been the subject of many painters over the years. These have included Thomas Gainborough, Alfred Munnings and Paul Nash. Probably the most noteworthy…
The River Orwell flows through Suffolk and is generally a river for those looking to practice paddling on slightly more exposed water. Its source is the River Gipping, and it flows from just above Ipswich towards the North Sea at Felixstowe. The Orwell is popular with sailing clubs due to…
The River Deben is a popular river with recreational paddlers in Suffolk, and for good reason. It has a lot to offer those looking for a gentle paddle in the area. It stretches for 33 miles from Debenham to Woodbridge before turning tidal. The Deben empties into the North Sea…
The River Ore is the name given to the final 7 miles of the River Alde in Suffolk, as it approaches Orford, before it joins the North Sea. It is a relatively short river to paddle. But, there is an abundance of things to see along this stretch of river.…
Starting life as a stream and opening into a wide, tidal river when it reaches Snape, the River Alde in Suffolk is a river teeming with wildlife and unique history. Sometimes called the River Ore when it approaches Orford, there are several features to be aware of on the river.…
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