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Distance

9.41 mi

Elevation gain

171 ft

Technical difficulty

Moderate

Elevation loss

171 ft

Max elevation

159 ft

Trailrank

38

Min elevation

30 ft

Trail type

Loop

Coordinates

713

Uploaded

March 8, 2022

Recorded

March 2022

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159 ft
30 ft
9.41 mi

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near Rushford, England (United Kingdom)

Park at the free Knettishall Heath car park.
If this is full, use the pay and display 0.75 miles east.
Semi-wild pony sightings are likely on this walk.

From the free car park, head north across The Heathlands tarmac lane.
About 60 metres into the woodland, bear right, east.
The path bends left, NE, towards the river Little Ouse.
Follow the river, east, to the pay and display car park.
From the pay and display, head left, north, on the narrow Knettishall Road.
Cross two small hump back bridges.
Turn right, NE, towards Riddlesworth Hall School.
Before the school, turn right, SE, and skirt the woodland, left.
Soon the field perimeter becomes private.
Turn left, north, into the woods and after a few paces, right, east.
Follow the woodland path east for about 100 metres.
Turn right, east, and continue on the field perimeter farm track.
Head to Gasthorpe and cross the tarmac lane. Continue east.
Before the silos at Lodge Farm, turn right, SE.
Drop down to the Little Ouse and cross over.
The path bends right, SE, between fields for 900 metres.
Turn right, SW.
Follow the woodland perimeter, SE and soon SW.
Turn left, SE, hedge left.
Turn right, SW, between fields.
Turn left, SE, between fields.
At houses, turn right, SW, for 100 metres.
Turn left, SE, between houses and emerge on the B1111 in Hopton.
Follow the B1111, SW, passing the Vine and All Saints church.
At the shop, turn right and follow Nethergate Street, NW.
Follow this lane for about two miles.
After Hall Farm, turn left, SW, along Norwich Lane.
After 400 metres, kink left and right off the tarmac.
Use the more attractive parallel woodland path.
Back at the tarmac, cross over and head west into more woodland.
There are a few car parking places at this road crossing.
Meander roughly west through the woods staying near the perimeter.
The recorded track avoids the central grazing area with semi-wild ponies.
After about 1.25 woodland miles, head right, north, back to the free car park.

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Car park

Knettishall Heath, TL 94376 80776

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  • Photo of Knettishall Heath, TL 94376 80776
Knettishall Heath, TL 94376 80776
Car park

Knettishall Pay and Display

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  • Photo of Knettishall Pay and Display
Knettishall Pay and Display
Provisioning

Hopton Vine

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Hopton Vine
Provisioning

Shop and Church

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  • Photo of Shop and Church
  • Photo of Shop and Church
Shop and Church

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