Frampton - walk two

Description

A great circular walk for wildlife and coast fans. Walk through the RSPB nature reserve and along the sea wall overlooking The Wash. The return leg of the walk crosses farmland and uses part of the old sea wall. The walk uses field paths and sea bank paths. Mostly easy level walking you may encounter 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

Seven miles (11 kilometres)
3.5 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 right and walk along the top of the sea bank.
  3. At a junction with a footpath turn right and walk down the steps and over a stile. Walk across the field by bearing left towards a fingerpost beside a drain.
  4. At the drain turn right and follow the path beside the drain to a track and junction of footpaths.
  5. Cross the track and follow the footpath ahead, on top of the old sea bank.
  6. Cross a road and continue straight on along the bank.
  7. Cross a second road to continue along the bank and follow it for another mile, ignoring a footpath on the right. Look out for a pill box.
  8. At a road walk straight ahead along a public footpath.
  9. At the bend in the road turn right to continue along the footpath.
  10. At a road turn right to return the visitor centre.
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Accessibility/suitability
Suitable for families with older children
Facilities available on this walk
  • parking
  • refreshments
  • toilets
Features of this walk
  • coast
  • historical interest
  • wildlife interest
Map of starting point