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The Nar Valley from Castle Acre
Introduction to Walk 2436

Photo from the walk - The Nar Valley from Castle Acre

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.1 miles / 9.9 km

Ascent - 350 feet / 106 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

A pleasant Norfolk walk from the attractive village of Castle Acre along the Nar Valley. The route then follows tracks through the countryside to return to the start. The walk also offers the opportunity to visit the site of the Castle and the ruins of the Priory. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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