The Nar Valley from Castle Acre

Introduction to Walk 2436

Photo from the walk - The Nar Valley from Castle Acre

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.1 miles / 9.9 km

Ascent - 350 feet / 106 metres

Grade - easy

A pleasant Norfolk walk from the attractive village of Castle Acre along the Nar Valley. The route then follows tracks through the countryside to return to the start. The walk also offers the opportunity to visit the site of the Catsle and the runis of the Priory. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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