GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Knettishall Heath Country Park

4 miles (6 km)

This delightful open space near Thetford is the start point for three of Britain's best long distance walks:- the Icknield Way Path, the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path, and the Angles Way.
At Knettishall you'll find 430 acres of woodland and riverside meadows, as well as large areas of heath.
The park has a number of lovely woodland and heathland footpaths with views of the Little Ouse River.

Knettishall Heath Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Knettishall Heath Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head west and you could enjoy a pleasant waterside walk on the Thetford River Walk. You can also explore the expansive Thetford Forest in this area.

Photos

Dew Pond on Knettishall Heath - geograph.org.uk - 911519

Dew Pond on Knettishall Heath. A small pond in the enclosure set aside for Exmoor Ponies on the heath.

Angles Way, by Knettishall Heath Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 3016442

Angles Way, by Knettishall Heath Country Park

River Little Ouse at Knettishall - geograph.org.uk - 338087

River Little Ouse at Knettishall. The river passes under a bridgeand then over this weir, adjacent to the car park at the country park.

Knettishall Heath - geograph.org.uk - 311764

The parkpreserves the traditional heath land of this part of East Anglia.

Knettishall Heath Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 32235

Bridge over the Little Ouse River

Starting Point Of The Peddars Way - geograph.org.uk - 1619228

Starting Point Of The Peddars Way in the park, This is the start of the long distance footpath Peddars Way. The finger post says Peddars Way Holme Next to Sea 46 miles. Near to Rushford, Norfolk.

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