Fen Rivers Way
This is a teriffic riverside walking route running from Cambridge to King's Lynn in Norfolk. The path runs alongside the River Cam and the River Great Ouse and passes a series of delightful riverside towns and villages including Ely, Littleport and Downham Market.
Highlights on the walk include Wicken Fen near Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire, the cathedral at Ely and the 18th century sluice at Denver.
This is a fairly flat easy walk with beautiful Fenland scenery to enjoy.
Fen Rivers Way Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Fen Rivers Way Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Fen Rivers Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Fen Rivers Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The Bridge is in a delightful spot on the banks of the river in the pretty village of Waterbeach. There's a lovely garden area where you can sit outside and enjoy views across the water. It's the ideal place to stop for a drink on a warm summer day. They serve traditional pub food, tasty Sunday roasts and a wide range of wines and cask ales. You can find them at Clayhithe Rd with a postcode of CB25 9HZ for your sat navs.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
The Lodes Way starts off at Wicken Fen. This circular walk or cycle follows National Cycle Route 11 through the Cambridgeshire Lodes, a series of ancient man made waterways created to link a series of Fenland villages to the River Cam. On the way it visits the Jacobean mansion of Anglesey Abbey. The historic site includes some beautiful gardens with ornate statues and herbaceous borders.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cambridgeshire Walks and Norfolk Walks page.s