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Wednesday A Thetford Forest in the Brecks

May 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The walk starts from the Forestry Commission Picnic Place at TL 848 876 – no helpful post code. Take A11 northbound. As you by-pass Thetford turn left onto the A 134 (signed Downham Market). After nearly 2 miles the picnic place is on your right at TL 848 876. OS Explorer Map 229.

We will walk to Brandon on good paths through woodland and pasture for lunch at Bridge Hotel Brandon who will open exclusively for us. Menu is below for perusal. The return route is by a meandering riverside path, Brecks landscape and forest. Total 11.25 miles at a perfect pace. We may see Goldcrest and Nuthatch at our coffee break at Santon Downham.

Alan Parks ‘phone no. 01223 894444 or 07938 532518 on the day.

Brandon Hotel Brandon Cambridge Rambling Club Menu 17th May 2017

Sandwiches on Thick Cut White or Granary Bread @ £4,50

per round


Ham and Cheese

Egg and Cress

Jacket Potato and Salad with filling @ £5.70


Melted Cheese and Bacon

Traditional Sausage and Beans

Ploughman’s Lunch @ £8.00

Ham or Cheese, Crusty Bread Roll, Pickled Onion, Tomato,

Chutney, Pork Pie

Soup @ £4.75

Tomato soup with a chunk of bread

Portion of Cheesecake @ £3.60

Giant Scone Cream and Strawberry Jam £2.40

Tea £1.80

Fresh filter coffee £2.40

Brandon Brewery Real Ales £3.50 a bottle

Coke Diet Coke Fanta and Sprite £1.75 per can

Ice Cream selection from the freezer

Own sandwiches can be eaten in the garden – please buy a drink

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May 17, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Alan P
07938 532518


Distance (Miles)


Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map