Area: 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.

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Category:Fenland
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The Category Fenland 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 Fenland which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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The Category South 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 South Cambridgeshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

cambridgeramblers.org

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'Our walks are typically in Cambridgeshire and neighbouring counties. We normally walk on most Saturdays and many Mondays.'

www.botanic.cam.ac.uk

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'The Garden offers all-year interest and seasonal inspiration. Whatever time of year you visit, you will always discover something to intrigue and captivate. Each week, the Head of Horticulture selects some of the plants at their best - you can find these on her Plant Picks Trail ... Best of all, returning to visit throughout the year reveals the dynamic passage of the seasons and nurtures a deep knowledge of the Garden and its collections. The Seasonal Trails  ... will help you plan your return visit.'

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University of Cambridge

www.srcf.ucam.org/curac/

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'There's no need to sign up in advance for the vast majority of our walks - to join a particular ramble, just turn up at the time and place indicated on the termcard! ... University staff, former students, Anglia Ruskin students and people completely unconnected to the university are all very welcome! While the majority of our members are current Cambridge University students, we do have several regular members who are not.'

www.goc.org.uk/groups/cambridgeshire/

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'The Cambridgeshire Group generally walk on the 1st Sunday of each month. We're a friendly group and always look forward to seeing a new friend joining us. Sometimes a new friend may be nervous being their first time along, but everyone will be welcoming and you'll soon be at ease ...'

combertonramblers.org.uk

Overview

'The Comberton Ramblers Group walk on alternate Sundays. Walks are from 4 - 7 miles, usually ending near a public house. We are a friendly / informative group and enjoy exploring the varied countryside in this area.'

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

See also

ELY Wildspace

sites.google.com/site/fenlandramblers/home

Category:Fenland
Overview

'Based in Wisbech covering northern Cambridgeshire. The title of our Group might suggest that our walks are based in Fenland, however, this is not necessarily true. Whilst we do occasionally walk within Fenland, we often venture further afield into other parts of Cambridgeshire as well as Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire, all generally within an hour's drive of Wisbech.'

www.miltoncountrypark.org

Size (acreage)96
Overview

'Situated just North of Cambridge city. The park has attractive pathways, playgrounds, lakes, Visitor Centre and Café and is managed by registered charity Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust.'

www.ramblers.org.uk/cambridgeshire-peterborough

Category:Cambridgeshire
Overview

'The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area committee is in the process of being reorganised and refreshed, and whilst this is happening Ramblers’ staff team are helping with the essential work of supporting groups.' (12 February 2016)

www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/trumpington-meadows

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'An extensive Country Park forms an integral part of the Trumpington Meadows Development, providing a superb natural habitat for wildlife, as well as a wonderful open space for local residents and visitors to enjoy.' ALERT Website Links changed.

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

Category:Cambridgeshire
Overview

Suggested Walking Routes in Huntingdonshire, East Cambridgeshire, Fenland, South Cambs

www.visitcambridgeshirefens.org/town-walks

Category:Fenland
Overview

'What a place to walk ... nowhere else in Britain can you see such huge skies, such wonderful dawns and sunsets. Try one of our Town Trails ...'

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!'

www.walkcambridge.org

Overview

'Walk Cambridge is an active walking club and social group, aimed at people in their 20s, 30s and 40s living in Cambridge and the surrounding area.'

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

www.cfci.org.uk

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'The buildings of Cambridge constructed since 1945 have made a substantial contribution to the built environment of the city. There can be few cities of comparable size with such an array of work by nationally and internationally renowned designers ...' Part 1 The City Centre | Part 2 Four City Walks | Part 3 The Suburbs | Part 4 The Surrounding AreaALERT Unable to raise the Website originally cited here at Review, so Linked instead to related Site.

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The Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry

www.cambridgesculpturetrails.co.uk

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'Cambridge Sculpture Trails has created three separate sculpture walks around the city to enable you to discover this rich diversity of works of art.'

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Cambridge Sculpture Trails

www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/libraries-leisure-culture/arts-gre...

Category:Cambridgeshire
Overview

'The Definitive Map and Statement is a collection of certain maps and other documents which together constitute the County Council's legal record of all known public rights of way in Cambridgeshire. The council also keeps records of many of the county's permissive paths. This is where a landowner has agreed to allow the public to use a route on their land, but no legal right of way exists.'

www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/libraries-leisure-&-culture/arts-g...

Category:Cambridgeshire
Overview

'The main remit of the group is to advise the County Council, as well as District Councils, on the management of the County's public rights of way. The advice of the group is to ensure the continued improvement and protection of public rights of way in Cambridgeshire for the purposes of open air recreation and the enjoyment of the countryside.'

cambswalks.blogspot.com

Category:Cambridgeshire
Overview

'This web site is dedicated to walks from and around our beautiful town of St Ives in Cambridgeshire. The land is flat, but with tall skies and wide horizons there's a fantastic feeling of open spaces.'

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John McKinnie

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.visitcambridgeshirefens.org/town-walks

Category:Fenland
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Chatteris is a thriving Fenland town with many local shops and businesses. The town still celebrates its histtory with an annual History Festival and is the place to be at Christmas for the famous and splendid Chatteris Christmas lights.'

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Visit Cambridgeshire Fens

www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/clopton-way-walk...

Distance (miles)11
Overview

'The walk connects The Wimpole Way (Cambridge to Wimpole Estate) with the Greensand Ridge Walk (Leighton Buzzard to Gamlingay Cinques) giving a long distance walk of 64 miles.'

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.britishwalks.org/walks/Named/FenRivers.php

Category:Cambridge
Distance (miles)48
Overview

'Walk between Cambridge and Kings Lynn following the Rivers Cam and Great Ouse. The main route mainly follows the western banks of the rivers, although there is an eastern alternative available between north of Cambridge and Ely. The route is mostly flat, with very little ascent or descent. '

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BritishWalks.org

See also

Fen Rivers Way [Norfolk County Council]

frrfd.org.uk/the-walk/

Distance (miles)25
Overview

'The Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Walk is a waymarked route incorporating two of Cambridgeshire's ancient linear sites ... A Guide Book ... gives detailed directions and route maps and includes information on flora, fauna and places of interest along the way, illustrated with colour photographs. It also lists places to eat and drink and a number of pubs and guest houses offering accommodation along the route.'

www.shelford.org/walks.htm

Overview

'These walks have all been published in past issues of the "The Village News". They have been devised by "one man and his dog" who takes absolutely no responsibility for accuracy or for any injury or mishap that might befall any person who follows them. And please don't try to blame the dog!'

www.hardwick-cambs.org.uk/footpaths-walks/

Distance (miles)9
Overview

'A circular walk around Hardwick to celebrate the Millennium. The walk begins and ends at the Hardwick village sign. It passes through the parishes of Hardwick, Comberton, and Caldecote, and crosses the Greenwich Meridian twice.'

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Hardwick Parish Council

histonandimpingtonvillagesociety.wordpress.com/history/histon-impingto...

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'The Rich Heritage of Histon and Impington.'

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'Produced by Histon and Impington Millennium Committee in co-operation with Eleanor Whitehead and Alan Eade of the Histon and Impington Village Society.'

www.fenland.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=1877&p=0

Category:Fenland
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Two walks – the Town Trail and the Riverside Trail - both of which highlight the older more interesting buildings in March and the stories behind them.  The two trails may be linked to form a single walk.' ALERT The Fens Museum Partnership Website itself seems no longer.

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Fens Museum Partnership

www.meldrethhistory.org.uk/page_id__162_path__0p21p.aspx

Overview

'There are 14 footpaths in the village of Meldreth and each January we compile a survey of the condition of the footpaths and decide on an action plan to continue maintenance of the paths.'

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

Distance (miles)7
Overview

'This is an attractive circular walk passing through arable farmland, the valley of the River Granta, along an ancient Roman trackway, and through two historic villages.'

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Visit Cambridge

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

www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/walks/index.htm

Category:Cambridge
Overview

'These are not conventional walks, with a start point and an end point and a length. Instead they cover an area of Cambridge or a theme, telling you about interesting things to see and more, or less, pleasant roads and paths to walk down. Feel free to construct your own walks round them! There is a map for each walk.'

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Jo Edkins

cambridgeramblers.org/west-anglian-way/

Category:Cambridge
Distance (miles)64
Overview

'Follows the Cam, the Stort and the Lea rivers linking stations on the Cambridge to London Liverpool Street railway line.'

The West Anglian Way 'A detailed route description, together with illustrative map, and consisting of 6, A4 sheets in a plastic envelope.'

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Cambridge Ramblers

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

Category:Cambridge
Distance (miles)13
Overview

'The route, along ancient trackways and small sections of country roads, provides good views of some of Cambridgeshire's most varied and attractive landscapes, ending at the spectacular 18th Century estate of Wimpole Hall, now owned by the National Trust.'

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Visit Cambridge

www.visitcambridgeshirefens.org/town-walks

Category:Fenland
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Plug in your headphones and join us for this leisurely walk around Wisbech. Our entertaining guide will bring to life the many famous characters of this town and tell you why Wisbech became one of the most prosperous ports in the country during the 18th and 19th centuries. We will look at all the best that Wisbech has to offer, starting outside the Tourist Information Centre.'

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

Category:Fenland
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'All is not what it seems in the Fens, often portrayed as a land of fog, mist and marsh. Distant horizons blend into immense and changing skies which once looked down onto the wooded islands of March and Wimblington. This walk will take you through these "woods" recognised now by local place names - Eastwood, Linwood, Hatchwood and Coneywood.'

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Visit Cambridge

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