The Hereward Way – walking route
A long-distance walking route using the Fenland rights of way linking the historic centres of Peterborough and Ely.
The Hereward Way Long Distance Footpath runs for 110 miles between Oakham in Rutland and Thetford in Norfolk. The fenland section runs for 43 miles through some of the lowest land in England, providing an unique walking experience. Probably one of the most engineered landscapes in the country, this area has an ancient and tangible history of flooding, island communities, drainage and agricultural improvement. This walk is readily accessible by public transport. Fenland towns offer good accommodation and refreshment for the traveller