GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Peter Scott Walk

10 miles (16 km)

Travel along the Wash on this lovely, easy walk through Norfolk.
The path starts by the River Nene near to Naturalist and painter Sir Peter Scott's lighthouse. You then follow the coastline of the Wash to the Lynn Channel on the River Great Ouse. The river then leads you to the finish point at King's Lynn Ferry.
Wildlife is abundant on this walk with numerous species of bird to look out for including oystercatchers, curlew, redshanks and marsh harriers.

Peter Scott Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Peter Scott Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

At the western end of the walk you can pick up the waymarked Nene Way where the River Nene enters The Wash. It can then be followed south into Wisbech.
To explore the Wash further you could head north into Lincolnshire and visit the Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve and the RSPB's Freiston Shore.

For more walking ideas in the area see the Norfolk Walks page.


Peter Scott Walk on the sea bank of The Wash - - 1492012

Peter Scott Walk on the sea bank of The Wash. The mid point of this walk between The Nene and The Gt Ouse along the edge of The Wash

Peter Scott Walk walkway - - 673027

Peter Scott Walk walkway. This walkway takes the walker safely past the factory units to the right without encountering the muddy foreshore.

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The trail leading along the sea wall to the River Nene.

Sir Peter Scott Lighthouse (East lighthouse) (geograph 3408244)

Sir Peter Scott Lighthouse (East lighthouse)

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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