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Shelton & Fritton Common from Tyrrels Wood
Introduction to Walk 1834

Photo from the walk - Shelton & Fritton Common from Tyrrels Wood

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Norfolk walk visits a number of villages with pretty cottages and interesting churches lying to the south-west of Norwich. The route uses quiet country lanes, field paths and ends with a section of the Boudicca Way long distance footpath. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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