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Ousden is a small village in west Suffolk between Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket with a population of approximately 266 people. Ousden is on top of a hill, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with a good choice of walks. There are two circular walks around Ousden. A pdf leaflet can be downloaded from Suffolk County Council's Discover Suffolk website.
If you would prefer a longer walk, there is a circular walk which links the three villages of Ousden, Lidgate and Dalham. To find out details of this walk, read About this Walk
Why not combine a walk with a visit to the local pub? The village pub is called the Fox Inn. The pub serves fine real ales, ciders and wine. There is a bar and a restaurant serving tasty home cooked food from simple sandwiches and baguettes to succulent steaks and Sunday lunches. There is also an extensive beer garden. Dogs are very welcome.
Ousden also has an excellent playpark and playing field which are situated in Front Street, next to the Village Hall.
The village church is called St Peter's Church. There is also a small chapel called St Barnabas.
Ousden also has its own Facebook page.