Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Walk
This circular walk explores an area of chalk grassland woodland, and farmland using the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke just to the south east of Cambridge. The walk takes place on well-maintained footpaths, bridleways and byways through gently undulating countryside and is waymarked throughout. The route visits Horseheath, West Wickham and West Wratting.
Both the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke are significant archaeological sites with sections that are classified as scheduled ancient monuments.
The walk starts near Wandlebury Country Park so you could use the car park there.
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Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Fleam Dyke and Roman Road OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Near the start/end of the route you could pop into Wandlebury Park and enjoy a bite to eat at the on site pop up cafe. It is generally open on weekends during the daytime.
You could also stop off in Fulbourn and visit the White Hart. It's a traditional English pub set in an old coaching inn and serving good quality home made food. They have a nice garden area and can be found at 1 Balsham Road with postcode CB21 5BZ.
The trail is a nice one to do with your dog and the White Hart mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
To extend the walk you could enjoy a climb to the Iron Age Hillfort in Wandlebury Park. The hill is part of the Gog Magog Hills where there are more fine views and walking trails to try.
Head into the nearby city of Cambridge and you could try the popular Cambridge Backs Walk which explores the historic university.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cambridgeshire Walks page.
GPX FileFleam Dyke and Roman Road.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')
NB GPS file for this route only details route start - route is waymarked from there in