The Devil's Dyke from Reach

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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). A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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