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The River Bure & Upton from Acle
Introduction to Walk 2240

Photo from the walk - The River Bure & Upton from Acle

Nat Park - The Broads

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 75 feet / 23 metres

Grade - easy

A half day walk exploring the Norfolk Broads. The route stars in Acle and then follows the River Bure north past Clippesby Drainage Mill to the village of Upton. The return route crosses fields back to the start and offers a chance to visit the lovely round-towered church at Fishley.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking in Norfolk

Walking in NorfolkGuidebook to 40 easy to moderate walks in the English county of Norfolk. Circular routes of 4-12 miles show off the area's surprisingly varied landscape: the Broads, Brecks and Fens and coastal dunes, salt marsh and tidal creeks. Also includes information on Norfolk's rich history and unique plants and wildlife.
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