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Long walks, ranging form 6-10 miles, are once a month and are for the

more proficient Nordic Walker.


This is a flat 8 mile circular walk near the villages of Thompson and Stow Bedon. Pingos  formed in this area date from the end of the last ice age and are some of the best-preserved in the country.

The Great Eastern part of the trail's name comes from its use of a section of trackbed of the former

Thetford-Watton line, built in 1869 and closed in 1964.

STARTING POINT: A1075 Watton to Thetford. On the right hand side approximately 1 mile AFTER the Griston cross roads.  NR17 1DP


This is an 8 mile circular walk along parts of the Marriotts Way through scrub, woodland, grassland

and along quiet country lanes and farm tracks. (there are two styles to negotiate).

Toilets are available in Reepham, the half way stage.

STARTING POINT: Marriott’s Way car park at Porter’s Lane, Lenwade NR9 5LR