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Wednesday B – Orwell
May 16 @ 10:15 am - 2:30 pm
Start at 10.15 am Orwell/Eversdens/Wimpole
Approx 7.5 miles (5.5 morning/2.0 afternoon)
Meet at St Andrew’s Parish Church, Orwell (OS Explorer 209 GR 362504)
From Cambridge take A603 through Barton to Orwell. At Orwell take first left (signposted Orwell/Barrington) onto Fishers Lane. The Church is on the left hand side opposite the junction with Town Green Road. There is parking on the road outside the Church and also in Town Green Road.
Our walk will take in The Clunch Pits at Orwell (involving a steep climb at the start of the walk), Little and Great Eversdens (where we cross the Greenwich Meredian twice) and then a steady climb up to the Wimpole Estate. There are no stiles but some of the paths were muddy on the day of our recce walk.
Lunch will be at Wimpole Hall (National Trust) where the The Old Rectory Restaurant serves a selection of meals and drinks. Alternatively, The Stable Kitchen offers light refreshments and there is seating in the courtyard and elsewhere for those who wish to take their own lunch. Toilets are available in the Stable Courtyard and The Restaurant. (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate/features/eating-and-shopping-at-wimpole).
After lunch we will walk back to Orwell via Cobb’s Wood.
Leaders: Ann 01954 260255
Jane 01223 237949