Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path, then the Weavers Way and then the Angles Way is described as a 'walk around Norfolk' - but it omits West Norfolk, where we live. So we decided to extend the route a little. By using the official 'Angles Way link path' from Knettishall Heath to Thetford (much of which is shared with the Icknield Way Path - and which goes a distinctly long way round), then following as close as possible to the Little Ouse River via Brandon and Lakenheath Station to Brandon Creek (part of this route is shared with the Hereward Way) it is possible to link with the Fen Rivers Way, which then runs to Kings Lynn. All that then remains to be found is a route from Kings Lynn to the start of the Norfolk Coast Path at Hunstanton.
which we encountered on the Angles Way) to its confluence with the River Great Ouse at Brandon Creek and to 'walk home' - both fun and satisfying. To be honest, we'd not expected the path to the west of Brandon to be very interesting, but it was fascinating and very enjoyable walking. The Little Ouse is a lovely river, and we passed attractive fenland (including RSPB Lakenheath and the SSSI at Botany Bay).
n 80 mile route from Breckland to the coast along the Little and Great Ouse valleys' - so perhaps we should have just bought the leaflet about the Iceni Way from the Ramblers Association. However it is fun to work out a route for yourself occasionally, rather than just following instructions. Our route from Knettishall Heath to Brandon Creek would be about 40 miles if walked in one go (plus 7.5 miles back to the source of the Little Ouse). Because we had to get to and from parking places and stations and sometimes walked out and back to a single parking place, we walked about 58 miles in total (plus 16 miles in getting to the source of the Little Ouse).
For more photographs of Angles Way to Fen Rivers Way link click here.