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Little Ouse Path

Norfolk, Suffolk

16 km / 10 miles
A gentle 10 miles/16.25 km walk through the Little Ouse valley linking Thetford and Brandon which often follows the old towpath. The Little Ouse runs through the heart of the Brecks, one of the most interesting and unusual great natural areas in Britain. Brecks were temporary fields cultivated for a few years and then allowed to revert to heath once the soil became exhausted.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Easy
Start: TL874826 - Thetford, Norfolk View on StreetMap
Finish: TL784870 - Brandon, Suffolk, Norfolk View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Little Ouse Path (WalkingInTheWild) website Little Ouse Path [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Little Ouse Path  (Joe Jackson  - Aug 2020 )
Guidebook Suffolk's Hidden Hiking Trails  (Joe Jackson  - 2021 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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 144
OS Landranger Active 144
OS Explorer 229
OS Explorer Active 229
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Route Profile:

15.8 km (9.8 miles)
119 m (390 ft) ascent
38 m (125 ft)  maximum height

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