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Wednesday A walk from Paxton Pits Nature Reserve
June 27, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The starting point is Paxton Pits, Little Paxton Lane PE19 6ET. Grid Ref TL195629.
To reach Paxton Pits from Cambridge take the A428 towards St Neots. Turn right at the roundabout signposted to B1428 and St Neots. Follow the road through the estate, under the railway bridge, then right at the roundabout signposted Little Paxton. Follow the road past the station, go over 2 mini roundabouts onto Mill Lane, then right at traffic lights at T-junction. At next T-junction turn right, signed B1041, A1 and nature reserve. Take 2nd right signed nature reserve into Little Paxton Lane. Follow the road to the Reserve car park.
Alternative route via A14 and A1. The A428 route is shorter but takes about the same time.
The morning walk is north, for great food at The Horseshoe Inn, Offord Darcy, returning via the Ouse Valley Way. Approx. 11.25 miles. There’s water everywhere (hopefully not underfoot) plus the East Coast mainline for trainspotters. Toilets should be open at the Visitor Centre at the start and finish.
Intrepid shorts wearers please note that the nettles are thriving!
Pete’s mobile on the day: 07914 622 617