Frampton - walk one

Description

A great circular walk for wildlife and coast fans! Walk through the RSPB nature reserve and along the coast overlooking The Wash. The route then follows the bank of The Haven before returning to the reserve across farmland and along the old sea bank. The walk uses field paths and sea bank paths. Mostly easy level walking there are no stiles. It may be muddy in places if wet. You may encounter cattle and horses. The walk starts at RSPB Frampton Marsh nature reserve which lies approximately five miles south east of Boston. 

Distance

4.5 miles (seven kilometres)
Two hours

Starting point
RSPB Frampton Marsh
Nature reserve Visitor Centre
PE20 1AY
Grid reference TF 356 392
Directions
  1. Facing the visitor centre, turn right along the tarmac lane. At the end the lane continue straight on along the path towards the sea bank. Climb the steps to the top of the bank.
  2. Turn left and walk along the top of the bank. Continue along the sea bank, ignoring a path on the right signed to Witham Mouth.
  3. After another 150m, at a junction of paths, bear right to continue along the sea bank and Macmillan Way. Cross a track and continue straight ahead.
  4. After another 0.5 mile walk down the flight of steps on the left and turn left and then immediately right to follow the footpath along a grass track. After approximately 700m cross the footpath bridge and bear right up onto the old sea bank between hedges.
  5. At a junction of paths, next to a farm, turn left. Cross a farm track and continue straight ahead along the bank past a pill box. Continue to follow the path on the bank, as it runs beside a road.
  6. At a track and junction of paths walk straight on along the bank top, passing another pill box.
  7. At the end of the bank, at a road, walk straight ahead along the road to return to the visitor centre.
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Accessibility/suitability
Has no stiles. Suitable for families with older children
Facilities available on this walk
  • parking
  • refreshments
  • toilets
Features of this walk
  • coast
  • historical interest
  • river
  • wildlife interest
Map of starting point