Walking

The centre of Haverhill is within a suitable walking distance of Boyton Place, taking approximately 15-20 minutes. Amenities such as; schools, leisure facilities, doctors, supermarkets and employment areas are all within the town centre. On future phases of the development amenities, such a new school and community centre will be provided.

Walking | Boyton Place
Walking times from Boyton Place | Boyton Place
Countryside Walk | Boyton Place

East Town Park

Found close to Haverhill Golf Club, with a picnic site and children’s play area, it’s a great place to go and explore! Also ideal for dog walking, there are many footpaths that extend around the park including a disused railway track to walk along. There are often seasonal events too such as an Easter egg hunt and Halloween trail. Find out more…

Benefits of walking

It is recommended that adults get 150 minutes of exercise per week (which works out as 30 minutes per day over five days in the week). One of the easiest ways to accomplish this is heading out for a brisk walk!
There are many benefits to walking, such as;
• Can help maintain body weight and lower the risk of obesity;
• Can lower the risk of chronic diseases and high blood pressure;
• Improvements to your mood and wellbeing; and also
• Studies show that it can encourage and improve creativity!

One Life Suffolk

One Life Suffolk is a great resource for helping people across the county live a healthier lifestyle. Head over to the website for assistance in getting more active including some health walk suggestions and some free guided walks!

Useful Apps & Websites

Created by Public Health England, the Active 10 app records your brisk walking activity as well as showing the benefits of regular exercise.

By using this Map My Walk, you can record your workout details, including; duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation and calories burned.

Discover Suffolk is home to walking, cycling and horse riding throughout
Suffolk. With a variety of walking routes and trails suggested for all abilities.

The local Ramblers group provide a very varied programme of walks and any member of the public is welcome to join them on their walks.