Walk Around Sudbury from St.Gregory's Church
and return to St.Gregory's Church
The Talbot Trail Part Two.
The Running Boy, shows James Bigmore, who in April 1879, ran alongside the Norwich coach all the way from Sudbury to Norwich.
The Great Blondin, was a trapeze artist who came to Sudbury to demonstrate his skills in 1872.
Mr & Mrs Gainsborough, This post is outside of the house of Thomas Gainsborough's parents.
River Transport, this post is at the quay, and is to remind people of the rivers role in transporting goods from Sudbury to places such as London.
Dancing Bears, post is to show that bears where brought to Sudbury by Victorian showmen to entertain the people. Walk on and then at the end of the road turn left and cross over the road to the boathouse to see the next post.
Amicia De Clare, situated at the Bridge, this post represents the Daughter of the Earl of Gloucester, she moved to Sudbury in the 12th century and had the bridge and hospital built. Walk back now along Cross Street and then to the left into Walnut Tree Lane.
On your left look for the Water Meadows, this post marks the water meadows, common land where cattle has been grazing for a thousand years.
Continue walking from here along Walnut Tree Lane and you will arrive back at St Gregory Church having seen 14 posts and accepting our congratulations for completing the Talbot Trail.