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Yare Valley Walk


11 km / 7 miles
This follows the River Yare from Bowthorpe Southern Park all the way to Marston Marsh, which is close to the Ipswich Road, through a range of different habitats, including three Local Nature Reserves - Danby Wood, Marston Marsh and Earlham Woods.

The walk also goes by the man-made broad at the University of East Anglia, created in the 1970s. Norwich Fringe Project has built a boardwalk that makes this part of the walk accessible even in wet conditions.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: TG220054 - Tuckswood, Norwich, Norfolk View on StreetMap
Finish: TG173092 - Bowthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Yare Valley Walk  (Yare Valley Society  - 2012 )
External download Yare Valley Walk : ridge and river section  (Norwich Fringe Project ) 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:
OS Landranger 134
OS Landranger Active 134
OS Explorer 237
OS Explorer Active 237

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Route Profile:

9.9 km (6.2 miles)
81 m (266 ft) ascent
22 m (72 ft)  maximum height

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