Walking and cycling in Cambridgeshire

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

Mill Race at Lode Mill near Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire.

Beyond Anglesey Abbey walk, Lode, Cambridgeshire

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.

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The Lodes Way to Wicken Fen

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

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Dog-walking trail, Lode, Cambridgeshire

A pleasant short, but varied walk exploring the countryside near Anglesey Abbey and the local village of Lode.

Cycling at Anglesey Abbey

Cycle route from Cambridge to Anglesey Abbey

Fancy cycling to Anglesey Abbey. A new section of cycleway from Anglesey Abbey to Stow-cum-Quy links up with National Cycle Network (NCN) Routes 11 & 51 to provide a route all the way from Cambridge City Centre to Anglesey Abbey.

View across Houghton Meadows on the Houghton Meadows walk

Houghton Mill - Houghton Meadows walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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

Exterior view of Houghton Mill on the River Ouse

Huntingdon and Godmanchester walk, Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire

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

River Great Ouse at St Ives Cambridgeshire

St Ives and The Hemingfords walk, Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire

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

Konik ponies grazing near standing water on Baker's Fen

Wicken Fen Adventurers Trail, Cambridgeshire

A three-mile walk exploring new areas of wetland habitat, reedbed and the mere.

Wicken Fen - family cycling

Lodes Way cycle route, from Wicken Fen (to Anglesey Abbey), Wicken, Ely, Cambridgeshire

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

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Wicken Fen Boardwalk Trail, Cambridgeshire

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

Wicken Fen - Swans along Wicken Lode

Monk's Lode and Wicken village walk, Wicken Fen, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Enjoy a short walk along beautiful Monk's Lode returning via Wicken village. In summer look out for Kingfishers and dragonflys, and wildfowl and short-eared owls in winter.

Wicken Fen - family cycling

Wicken Fen - Upware Cycle Route, Cambridgeshire

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

Picture looking down Drainers Dyke between Sedge & Verral's Fen

Wicken Fen - Summer Nature Trail, Cambridgeshire

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

Wicken Fen - Konik Wicken Fen - Konik ponies and horses

Four Lodes Trail, Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire

Fancy a bracing walk around Wicken Fen, see the four waterways that weave through the reserve.

Cycling over Norman's Bridge at Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen - Village Explorer Cycle Route

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

Octavia Hill

Wicken Fen Octavia Hill Trail, Lode Lane, Wicken, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Stretch your legs and head out to Burwell Fen, one of the newest parts of the nature reserve.

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgshire

Wimpole archaeology walk, Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

An easy 1 mile walk around Wimpole, walking across land scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgshire

Wimpole Cobbs Wood farm walk, Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

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.

Wimpole Folly/Gothic Tower

Wimpole Folly and woodland belt walk, Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

Enjoy a walk that starts at Wimpole's stable-block and takes you on an exploration of one of the largest estates in Cambridgeshire, taking in some of it's key features.

Wimpole Woodland Throne

Wimpole Woodland Thrones Walk, Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

Take a leisurely stroll across Wimpole Estate and through the woodland belts where you'll discover a few rustic thrones overlooking some glorious views. The giant chairs have all been made by our Forestry team from oak trees grown on the Estate.

Arable fields at Wimpole

Wimpole Cycle Trail

This 4.5 mile trail is a good cycle challenge through rolling countryside. Passing along woodland tracks, bridleways and arable fields, enjoy this view of Cambridgeshire on your bike.

The south front of Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire, seen across the park

Wimpole Cycle Challenge

Enjoy exploring a little further afield from Wimpole. This route is designed for cyclists looking for more of a challenge. It is all on road and contains some steep climbs.