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Between the Acres – mid week and mid month

Event Details

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  • Meeting Time: 11:00
  • Approximate End Time: 16:00
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Our Groups are up and running with their activities.   From the 1st of May we will no longer require advanced booking for most events.  Events may still require advanced booking if it is necessary to place a limit on the number of attendees based on the event's risk assessment, or other factors.

General information

A circular walk based on the historic Norfolk village of Castle Acre with its ruined Cluniac priory and Norman castle.  The route leaves Castle Acre along a narrow lane that fords the river Nar, giving a distant view back towards the priory ruins.  Then along a short section of a quite country road before turning off on a farm drove to climb to a ridge of hills (these are gentle, Norfolk hills) that form the southern boundary to the Nar valley.  A walk along the ridge will provide distant views before descending once more to the river Nar which is crossed on another ford to join a section of the Nar Valley Way across Castle Acre Common before re-entering the village.

Terrain / Difficulty

A moderate route with some gentle climbs on a mix of footpaths, farm droves and quiet country lanes.

Approximate Distance

6 miles

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