GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Cambridge to Ely Walk

18 miles (29 km)

Enjoy a lovely waterside walk along the River Cam and River Great Ouse from Cambridge to Ely. The route runs for about 18 miles on nice flat paths so could be completed in a day. You can catch a direct train back to Cambridge at the end of your walk.
It's a really beautiful stretch of water with pretty marinas, lots of wildlife and lovely views of the surrounding Cambridgeshire countryside.
Starting in Cambridge the route passes Milton Country Park, Horningsea, Waterbeach, Upware, Little Thetford before arriving in Ely.
The route uses a section of the Fen Rivers Way long distance trail. You can extend the walk by continuing along the Great Ouse to Littleport.
You can also link up with the Harcamlow Way near Horningsea.

Cambridge to Ely Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Cambridge to Ely Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Pleasure boat approaching railway bridge - geograph.org.uk - 470920

Pleasure boat approaching railway bridge

The Cam near Horningsea - geograph.org.uk - 386865

The Cam near Horningsea

Towards Clayhithe from the towpath-cycleway along the Cam - geograph.org.uk - 661821

Towards Clayhithe from the towpath-cycleway along the Cam

Waterbeach - geograph.org.uk - 373667

Waterbeach

River Cam between Upware and Waterbeach - geograph.org.uk - 897475

River Cam between Upware and Waterbeach

River Cam, Upware - geograph.org.uk - 476412

River Cam, Upware

Shelter near Pumphouse - geograph.org.uk - 418094

Shelter near Pumphouse

Railway Bridge over the Great Ouse - geograph.org.uk - 488088

Railway Bridge over the Great Ouse, Ely

GPS Files

GPX File

Cambridge to Ely Walk.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Cambridge to Ely Walk.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)