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Cambridge river and wildlife walk

England, United Kingdom

Cambridge river and wildlife walk

Length
5.3 mi
Elev. Gain
59 ft
Est. Steps
12000

Forest

River

Wild life

Grassland

Muddy

No shade

No/weak signal

Created by TallulaV.KT
Introduction
Cambridge river and wildlife walk is a 5.3 miles (12,000-step) route located near England, United Kingdom. This route has an elevation gain of about 59 ft and is rated as easy. Find more routes like this on the Pacer App.
A scenic walk with a chance of seeing a range of wildlife including cows, horses, swans and ducks. A large portion of the walk is on paths but there are cattle grids and some grass land over-which you have to travel. It starts in the very centre of Cambridge in a location many are aware of near Emmanuel College and heads out to a small town called Fen Ditton.

Christ's Pieces

Park
Christ's Pieces is a Victorian park in the east of central Cambridge, England, with flower beds and ornamental trees. The area acts as an important publicly accessible open grassed area for the city centre. It is east of Christ's College and to the north of Emmanuel College. To the north is King Street, to the east is Emmanuel Road, to the south is Drummer Street, and to the west is Milton's Walk.

Logan's Meadow

Park
Logan's Meadow is a 1.1 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Cambridge. It is owned by Cambridge City Council and managed by the council together with City Greenways Project.This site of the bank of the River Cam has pasture with tortoiseshell and comma butterflies, and flowers such as cow parsley and cuckoo flowers.

Cambridge Museum of Technology

Tourist Attraction
The Cambridge Museum of Technology is an industrial heritage museum situated in Cambridge, England. The original building, a Scheduled Ancient Monument,housed a combined sewage pumping and waste destructor station built in 1894.

Fen Ditton

Tourist Attraction
Fen Ditton is a village on the northeast edge of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire, England. The parish covers an area of 5.99 square kilometres (2 sq mi).Fen Ditton lies on the east bank of the River Cam, on the road from Cambridge to Clayhithe, and close to junction 34 of the A14. The nearest railway station is Cambridge North; Waterbeach station is several kilometres north of the village.

Midsummer Common

Park
Midsummer Common is an area of common land in Cambridge, England. It lies northeast of the city centre on the south bank of the River Cam.The common borders the River Cam and houseboats are often moored on the common's bank. The boathouses of most of the colleges of Cambridge University are on the opposite bank.

Barnwell Priory

Historical
Barnwell Priory was an Augustinian priory at Barnwell in Cambridgeshire, founded as a house of Canons Regular. The only surviving parts are 13th-century claustral building, which is a Grade II* listed, and remnants found in the walls, cellar and gardens of Abbey House.The priory was home to the Barnwell chronicler, an anonymous chronicler who wrote about the reign of King John.

Parker's Piece

Park
Parker's Piece is a 25-acre (100,000 m2) flat and roughly square green common located near the centre of Cambridge, England, regarded by some as the birthplace of the rules of Association Football. The two main walking and cycling paths across it run diagonally, and the single lamp-post at the junction is colloquially known as Reality Checkpoint.

Reality Checkpoint

Tourist Attraction
Reality Checkpoint is the name given to a large cast-iron lamppost in the middle of Parker's Piece, Cambridge, England, located at the intersection of the park's diagonal paths.

Elizabeth Way, Cambridge

Place
Elizabeth Way is a road in northeast Cambridge, England. It is designated the A1134 and forms part of Cambridge's inner ring road. At the northern end is a roundabout forming a junction with Milton Road (continuing the A1134 to the left and as the A1309 northeast out of Cambridge to the right). Near the north end is another roundabout linking with Chesterton Road (the A1303) to the west.

Downing College Boat Club

Place
Downing College Boat Club (or DCBC) is the rowing club for members of Downing College, Cambridge. Downing men have not been below the top 9 boats for over 3 decades, on occasion being the only boat club with a second boat in the first division, and regularly ahead of other college first boats.Downing men and women have rowed internationally, winning World Rowing Championship medals, and even Olympic medals.
Route Details

Length

5.3 mi

Elev. Gain

59 ft

Est. Steps

12000
Created by
TallulaV.KT
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