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BEDFORDSHIRE

Marston Vale Millenium Country Park Trail (PT 195) 10km Grade 1
Organised by Ise Valley Vagabonds
Within the Marston Vale Forest Park, this circular route goes around the Park, set up under the 'Forests for Communities' scheme. The walk takes you around a former clay pit from the brick industry, a local example of environmental regeneration at work.

Marston Vale Timberland Trail (PT 196) 21km Grade 3
Organised by Ise Valley Vagabonds
This fully waymarked trail starts at the Forest Centre, crosses farmland then rises to take in the wooded landscape of the Greensand Ridge. This, with the town of Ampthill and its historic parkland, make for an interesting, if strenuous, walk.

King William IV Trail (PT 197) 13km Grade 2
Organised by Ise Valley Vagabonds
Starting at a 17th Century Inn, the walk crosses farmland along the river Great Ouse, traverses two golf courses and passes through small villages and woods. The final stretch by the river is along an avenue of Lime trees.

Bedford River Walk (PT 205) 11km Grade 1
Organised by Ise Valley Vagabonds
A pleasant stroll visiting the village of Elstow, birthplace of Bedford's most famous son, John Bunyan. Returning along the banks of the magnificent River Great Ouse.

Bedford Country Park & Town Trail (PT 211) 10Km Grade: 1
Organised by Ise Valley Vagabonds
This trail takes in the Priory Country Park and riverside walks not visited on the Bedford River Walk, the historic Castle Motte and interesting parts of the modern centre of the town, whose Charter was first granted in 1166 AD.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Cambridge Circular Walk (PT 11) 10km Grade 1
Organised by Havac Walkers
A walk around the city of Cambridge passing some of the Colleges, the old castle site from where there are fine views of the city and along side the river in places.  Here punts can be hired to absorb the tranquillity of the river and the University.

Peterborough City Trail (PT 208) 10km Grade 1
Organised by Rockingham Forest Walkers
The walk takes you through the city of Peterborough, a historically important and thriving market town nestling in English country side. Originally known as the Medeshamstede, it has been a centre for Christian worship since AD655.

The Castle Meander (PT 237) 11km Grade 2
Organised by Rockingham Forest Walkers       
A delightful walk starting from the quaint village of Kimbolton, best known for its castle which was; the sad final home of King Henry VIII's first queen, Catherine of Aragon. This charming walk meanders across the exquisite Cambridgeshire countryside and passes through the castle parkland on the last leg. 

The Wandlebury Trail (PT 258) 10km Grade 1
Organised by Havac Walkers
The trail takes you onto the Magog Down, an area of open grass chalkland on the slopes of the Gog Magog Hills just outside and to the south of Cambridge. It then goes into the Wandlebury County Park, through woodlands and around the Wandlebury Ring, the remains of an iron age fort.

The Lancaster Trail (PT269) 14km Grade 2      New for 2016
Organised by Havac Walkers

The Mosquito Trail (PT270) 23km Grade 2      New for 2016
Organised by Havac Walkers

The Halifax Trail (PT271) 27km Grade 2          New for 2016
Organised by Havac Walkers

ESSEX

Saffron Stroll (PT 112) 13km Grade 2
Organised by Havac Walkers
A circular walk routed through some of the town’s historical parts and out into the countryside to the west of Saffron Walden. The town is picturesque with some 400 buildings of special architectural interest and a market on Tuesday and Saturday.

Walden Wander (PT 113) 15km Grade 2
Organised by Havac Walkers
A circular walk routed through some of the town’s historical parts, and out into the countryside to the south of Saffron Walden, through the village of Audley End. Audley End House and Park is a highlight of the walk.

Fox & Hounds "Tally Ho" (PT 232) 11km Grade 2
Organised by Havac Walkers       
A walk around the pleasant Essex countryside including a stretch on a Roman road.

Fox & Hounds "A hunting we will go" (PT 233) 12km Grade 2
Organised by Havac Walkers       
A walk around the pleasant countryside and over the remains of a medieval castle.

HERTFORDSHIRE

Gaddesden Round (PT 110) 10km Grade 2+
Organised by Thames Valley Walking Club
The walk is mainly on footpaths, bridleways and tracks. It briefly takes to the roads through small villages and passes public houses on route. This walk can be combined as a figure of eight with the Gade Valley Trail.

Gade Valley Trail (PT 111) 10km Grade 2+
Organised by Thames Valley Walking Club
The walk is mainly on footpaths, bridleways and tracks. It briefly takes to the roads through small villages and passes public houses and follows the main A4146 for a short while at Water End. Can be combined with Gaddesden Round.

NORFOLK

Kings Lynn Permanent Walk (PT 19) 11km Grade 1
Organised by Ise Valley Vagabonds
A new route exploring the River Great Ouse, the connections between King`s Lynn and the Hanseatic League of Northern Europe and the town itself.

Sandringham House Royal Residence Trail (PT 242) 11km Grade 1
Organised by Lincolnshire Vikings Walking Club       
This route goes round some of the grounds of the Sandringham estate.  It covers parts of the heathland which border the estate and also visits a nearby village offering alternative refreshment facilities from that to be found at the official visitors centre.

SUFFOLK

Newmarket Circular Walk (PT 21) 10km Grade 1
Organised by Havac Walkers
This is a walk around the town of Newmarket, the centre of British horse racing. It passes many stables and studs. A side excursion could be made to the Horse Racing Museum in the High Street.

Haverhill Country Walk (PT 72) 10km Grade 1+
Organised by Havac Walkers
A circular walk to the north east of Haverhaill, mostly on tracks and fields through the Suffolk and Essex countryside. Passing through the village of Kedington where the church is known as the 'Westminster Abbey of Suffolk', with a splendid interior.

Bury St Edmunds Walk (PT 207) 16Km Grade 2
Organised by Havac Walkers
The trail is centred on the historic town of Bury St. Edmunds. It goes through Abbey Gardens, passing the ruins of the Abbey then into the countryside. It passes through Victorian styled Nowton Park and back through the town streets passing many historic buildings.

Mildenhall Jubilee Jaunt (PT 239) 10km Grade 1+
Organised by Havac Walkers        
The Jubilee Centre on the Jubilee playing fields where the trail starts was named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee in 1977. It is a riverside walk along the River Lark passing both ancient and modern navigation and flood control structures and through some Suffolk countryside and villages.

The Plough Rede Ramble (PT 257) 11km Grade 1
Organised by Havac Walkers
The trail starts and finishes in the small suffork village of Rede, situated just off the A143 road between Haverhill and Bury St Edmunds. It takes you along footpaths, bridleways and country lanes around the village.

The Lavenham Lope (PT 265) 11km Grade1  
Organised by Havac Walkers
The walk takes a leisurely stroll around the historic town of Lavenham. You can enjoy a visit to the Church of St Peter and Paul, as well as seeing the many historical buildings, in particular the Lavenham Guild Hall and the Little Hall. The route then goes out in the country visiting the village of Preston St Mary.

Bury St Edmunds Historical Trails (PT267) 10km Grade 1
Organised by Havac Walkers
A stroll through the streets of Bury St. Edmunds, highlighting some of the major historical points of interest, from Medieval, Georgian and Victorian Times.

Haverhill 30th Anniversary Trail (PT268) 11km Grade1
Organised by Havac Walkers
This walk is a celebration of Havac's 30th anniversary. It follows paths and bridleways around Haverhill to reach the outlying of village Little Wratting, then returns along other rural paths.

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