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Eel logo and name on white discFen Rivers Way

Cambridgeshire, Norfolk

77 km / 48 miles
For much of the route, the Way follows the well-drained floodbanks of the rivers Cam and Great Ouse. At King's Lynn, there is a ferry link with the Peter Scott Walk (10 miles and on OS mapping but no publication) along the western edge of the Great River Ouse to the Wash and along the sea wall to the outfall of the River Nene.

Map and Route Description available from website below.

See also E-Routes (E2).


Waymark: Eel logo and name on white disc
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Eel logo and name on white disc
Attributes: Easy
Start: TL462572 - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire View on StreetMap
Finish: TF616199 - King's Lynn, Norfolk View on StreetMap
User Group: Fen Rivers Way Working Group 123 Birdwood Road, CAMBRIDGE, CB1 3TB
Web Sites: Fen Rivers Way (WalkingInTheWild) website British Walks - Fen Rivers Way [blog] Visit West Norfolk - Fen Rivers Way Fen Rivers Way - Tim Bertuchi Norfolk County Council - Fen Rivers Way The complete Fen Rivers Way [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook  (Joe Jackson  - Sept 2020 )
Guidebook Complete Fen Rivers Way and other walks  (Cambridge Group Ramblers  - 2001 )
External download Norfolk County Council - Fen Rivers Way : overview map  (Norfolk County Council ) Download
External download Fen Rivers Way (Cambridge to Ely section)  (Visit Cambridgeshire Fens ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 131, 132, 143, 154
OS Landranger Active 131, 132, 143, 154
OS Explorer 209, 226, 228, 236, 250
OS Explorer Active 209, 226, 228, 236, 250

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Route Profile:

76.5 km (47.5 miles)
282 m (925 ft) ascent
19 m (62 ft)  maximum height

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