The Devil's Dyke from Reach

Introduction to Walk 1938

Photo from the walk - The Devil's Dyke from Reach

County/Area - Cambridgeshire

Author - Tony Kellett

Length - 5.8 miles / 9.4 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Grade - easy

Cambridgeshire walk exploring the rural landscape southwest of village of Reach, north of Newmarket. The route includes a section of the ancient 7 mile long Devils Ditch (or Devils Dyke).

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Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 226 BUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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