East Cambridgeshire

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The Category East Cambridgeshire is a subset of Cambridgeshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with East Cambridgeshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

visitely.eastcambs.gov.uk/attractions/ely-country-park

Overview

'To help you get the most out of your visit, special waymarkers have been placed around the Country Park marking out two trails which will help you to discover some spectacular views and wildlife of international importance. The walks called Kingfisher (long trail) and Bulrush (short trail) highlight the best of the natural fen landscape including the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) where you can test your bird spotting skills ...'

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Visit Ely & East Cambridgeshire

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ELY Wildspace

www.visitely.org.uk

Overview

'The unique fenlands in the north and east of Cambridgeshire are a landscape characterised by vast flat areas of artificially-drained land, wide views and open skyscapes. Ideal for walks and cycle rides as the absence of hills results in glorious views and sunsets!'

witchfordpc.org/open-spaces/

Overview

'Back in 2001, the Parish Council published a leaflet detailing six walks around the village and surrounding area. This was updated in 2010 with a further four walks, which you can explore by following the links.'

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Terry King

www.fiveparisheswalks.com

Overview

'We are an informal group made up of Five Parish Paths Partnership (P3*) Co-ordinators, Parish Clerks and Parish Councillors and walking enthusiasts. Our ambition is to provide circular walks of various lengths which are not constrained by parish boundaries.'

visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/sport-and-leisure/walking

Distance (miles)9
Overview

'Following mediaeval tracks out across the fens, the Bishop's Way takes you along the route used by the Bishops of Ely to their palace in Downham.'

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Visit Cambridge & Beyond

visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/sport-and-leisure/walking

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'A walk to the south of Ely takes you along the bank of the River Great Ouse, a river which has been the life blood to Ely throughout the centuries.'

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Visit Cambridge & Beyond

www.visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/sport-and-leisure/walking

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'Take a walk through time from Roman to modern times on this pretty corner of the Cambridgeshire countryside. The walk takes you from the Roman waterway of Reach Lode, via the remains of medieaval quarries, churches and a castle, to a working Victorian windmill and a railway line disused since 1968.'

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Visit Cambridge

www.visitely.org.uk/things-to-do/leisure-activities/walking-cycling

Distance (miles)2
Overview

'It is thought that Ely’s name relates to a time when the city was surrounded by marsh and its main trade was in eels. Eels are still caught in the River Ouse, and provided the inspiration behind the Ely Eel Trail – a series of works around the city by Elizabeth Jane Grosse that were commissioned by East Cambridgeshire District Council. '

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Visit Ely

www.greatfen.org.uk/explore/walks-trails/rothschild-way

Distance (miles)36
Overview

'Rothschild Way will be a footpath extending to Woodwalton Fen from Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire and commemorating the early wildlife conservation work of Charles Rothschild.'

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The Great Fen Project

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