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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

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

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 GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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