Walking in Cambridgeshire

Why not explore Cambridgeshire on foot with one of our downloadable walks? Discover the fenland waterways and witness the stunning nature that this area has to offer.

Ready for his walk

Dog Walking Trail

Dogs (with the exception of assistance dogs) are not allowed in the House or Gardens. The Dog Walking Trail is a pleasant short, but varied walk exploring the countryside near Anglesey Abbey and the local village of Lode.

Fairhaven Bridge on the way to Quy Water at Anglesey Abbey

Beyond Anglesey Abbey

Explore the countryside beyond the beautiful gardens of Anglesey Abbey. Wander along peaceful waterways, explore Quy Fen and enjoy the vast open skies of the Cambridgeshire Fens.

Bridge in medow

Houghton Meadows walk

Follow this circular walk across the water meadows and over the Ouse valley landscape as you discover the history of the local area.

Boats on River at Houghton Mill

Huntingdon and Godmanchester walk

Head off through a watery landscape in search of lost mills on this eight mile walk through the delightful landscape of the Ouse valley.

Octavia Hill (after John Singer Sargent) by Reginald Grenville Eves, RA

Peckover House Octavia Hill Wisbech heritage walk

Take a relaxing stroll around the north and south Brinks area of Wisbech, where Octavia Hill was born.

Houghton Mill Lock

St Ives and The Hemingfords walk

On this walk through the delightful Ouse valley landscape you'll discover the history of the charming market town of St Ives, returning through the unspoilt villages of The Hemingfords.

The Wind Pump situated on the Sedge Fen at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire

Wicken Fen boardwalk trail

A short walk around Wicken's ancient Sedge Fen, a unique remnant of un-drained fenland.

Konik ponies at Wicken Fen galloping towards the camera

Wicken Fen Adventurers Trail

Wicken Fen is the National Trust’s oldest nature reserve and home to many plants and insects, plus rare birds like bittern, and mammals, like otter. Easy, 3 miles.

Wicken Fen - Sedge Fen with Windpump in background

Wicken Fen - Nature Trail

Experience the undrained East Anglian Fen, a last bit of wilderness rich with wildlife.

Wicken Fen - Group cycling along the Lodes Way across Burwell Fen

Wicken Fen Octavia Hill trail

Stretch your legs and head out onto Burwell Fen.

Wicken Fen - Cycling

Wicken Fen - Village Explorer Cycle Route

A circular route through villages and open countryside using minor roads, tracks and part of NCN 11.

Wicken Fen - Group cycling along the Lodes Way across Burwell Fen

Wicken Fen - Upware Cycle Route

A mostly off road circular route that takes you past the Five Miles from Anywhere Pub in Upware.

Wicken Fen - Cycling

The Lodes Way

Discover the beauty of the Cambridgeshire fens on a 8 mile cycle ride from Wicken Fen to Anglesey Abbey.

Wimpole Woodland Throne

Wimpole Woodland Thrones Walk

Take a leisurely stroll across the estate and through the woodland belts to discover a few rustic thrones overlooking some glorious views, made by the Forestry team from oak trees grown on the Estate.

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgshire

Wimpole Cobbs Wood farm walk

This walk is a great way to explore Wimpole's farmland and learn more about the working estate, grazing pastures and some of its animals.

Two cows grazing

Wimpole Folly and woodland belt walk

An historical wildlife walk starting at this grand stable-block, exploring the diverse landscape of one of the largest estates in Cambridgeshire. Easy, 3 miles.