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The Brecks from near Thompson

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference TL940965
Lat 52.531807 // Long 0.858712
Postcode NR17 1DP (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk starts in the parking alongside the old railway close to the A1075 between Watton and Thetford (grid ref. TL940965). After parking walk to the north (i.e. back towards the main road) and take the concessionary path on your left into woodland. The path is waymarked and takes a somewhat indirect route to reach a lane (grid ref. TL933966).

GPS Files - Notes

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 229Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 144Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 144Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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