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Letter VW on black discsVermuyden Way

32 km / 20 miles

Supported by the Vermuyden Group of the LDWA, the Way follows an elongated circuit along the artificial watercourses and low hills of the Isle of Axholme, much of which was marshland prior to the intervention of Cornelius Vermuyden, a Dutch land drainage engineer of the 17th century.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Waymark: Letter VW on black discs
Letter VW on black discs
Anytime Challenges; Easy; Lake/Reservoir/Loch; Industrial History
Start and Finish
SE782054 - Belton, N, Lincolnshire
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Vermuyden Way (LDWA Vermuyden Group)
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Route Profile:

32.1 Km (19.9 miles)
169 m (554 ft) ascent
39 m (128 ft)  maximum height