Explore Sudbury's fascinating history via

The Talbot Trail

The Talbot Trail is a series of 14 statues around Sudbury that depict various fascinating episodes in the town’s history over the centuries. The trail is an excellent way to navigate your way around Sudbury with many of the town's ancient natural, historical and architectural gems to enjoy on route.

Come and explore Sudbury via The Talbot Trail.

You'll find the first statue 'The Town Gaol' and the beginning of The Talbot Trail behind Sudbury Town Hall, in Gaol Lane, located near the impressive Victorian doorway that forms the entrance to Sudbury Heritage Centre & Museum - well worth a visit before you set off on the trail!

Start point location here.

This Talbot Trail Map can be found inside Ipswich Building Society on Market Hill. Artwork by Robin Drury.  The ‘Talbot Trail’ bronzes were sculpted by Rob Pewsey and Robin Drury.  The project made possible with funds from The East of England Development Agency, ‘Action for Market Towns’ and supported by Sudbury Town Council and The Sudbury Society.

If you work up an appetite on your way around there are many excellent independent pubs, cafes and restaurants to try.

Take a look at the Talbot Trail on Google Maps below for facilities nearby to each Talbot statue.

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