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Marsh Lane Walk - Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 18.830 W 000° 05.828
30U E 697865 N 5799912
Quick Description: An old gravel extraction works converted into a walk and lake.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 12:43:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM4C3Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 31

Long Description:
This walk takes you all around the lake with varied scenery along the way. There is an excellent geocache taking you around the walk.

We saw the first blackberries of the season and tasted them. There were only two fishermen and us during our visit. In the water are the remains of trees sticking out of the lake, this is much like we have seen in the Goulburn River in Victoria, Australia!
Estimated size of the public land (in regional measurement standard: hectares, acres, kms, etc.): 1800 Square Metres

Is there a trail system?: Yes

If there is a trail system, please describe length, terrain, etc.:
1km long trail along gravel trails leading into grass and packed earth paths.


What points of interest are there?:
Lake, a few bridges and benches.


What activities are available?:
Views across the lake and countryside, bird watching, dog walking, angling.


List of known hazards (cliffs, snakes, poison plants, etc.):
Brambles with thorns, deep water.


Dogs Allowed?: Yes

Is a permit/fee required?: Yes

If a permit/fee is required please describe in detail how to get one, how much, etc.:
A permit is only required for fishing and is available from 7 Sadlers Way.


Please supply the website of the land if available: [Web Link]

Hours of accessibility?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visitors are encouraged to supply a picture of either themselves or their GPS at the trailhead and/or signage of the public access lands - describe your experience there and what you saw - tell us why other folks should come visit!

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