Cambridge and Grantchester

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Lowland and Hill Walks
Oct 30
2021

12 people attending

3 places left

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£12.50
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The route is very flat but 9 miles, so around 4 hours walking time.

Join Alex for this gentle 9-mile walk across meadows and parks in Grantchester and Cambridge.

Our route starts from Cambridge station and heads south through a wooded nature reserve along Vicar's Brook to the suburb of Trumpington. There we cross the River Cam into the pretty village of Grantchester before turning northwards and following the river downstream across Grantchester Meadows.

We arrive back in the Cambridge district of Newnham and walk along the river as it flows through the city, with views of the famous Mathematical Bridge and King's College chapel, as well as plenty of people punting. We pass a number of colleges in the city centre before rejoining the river as it skirts the parkland of Jesus Green and Midsummer Common.

Finally we will make our way back to the station across Parker's Piece, a large open space in the centre of Cambridge, where the rules of football were agreed back in 1863.

Don't waste that space!

We're coming out of a pandemic with lots of members excited to be getting back out more. Please only book if you know you can make it. If your plans change please free up the space for someone else.

New members

Please feel free to join this as your first OutdoorLads event. If you have any questions then feel free to message me, or go to the "My First Event" section under "About Us".

Is it dog friendly?  

The walk is suitable for dogs. However, please also remember not everyone loves dogs as much as you do, so please be mindful of other members.

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