At 26 miles this is one of the longest traffic-free routes in the country. Linking Aylsham and Reepham with the heart of Norwich, this combination of two former railway lines is open to cyclists, walkers and horseriders. OS Landranger 133 North East Norfolk, Cromer & Wroxham; Landranger 134 Norwich and the Broads.
Mostly easy, but some wet and sandy sections between the former Reepham and Whitwell stations. Some parts of the route between Reepham and Whitwell stations can be difficult. the best surface for wheelchairs is from Whitwell station to Norwich.
Links: At Aylsham the former railway line continues as the Bure Valley Railway and Path. Between Norwich and Themelthorpe the Marriott's Way forms part of National Cycle Network
Route 1. The route also links with the Bittern Line in Norwich.
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By Public Transport:
Nearest railway stations: Bittern Line Norwich and Bure Valley Aylsham (via Hoveton & Wroxham. Car parks at various points along the route, including Bure Valley Railway Station in Aylsham and at Reepham and Whitwell.
- Children welcome