Distance: 7.5 miles (11.5km)
Ascent: 39 metres
Start/finish: Pingo Trail car park, NR17 1DP
Follow the main path which was once the route of a railway south-west through woodland and past lots of pingos. Leave the woodland behind but continue on the same path passing Crow’s Farm and more pingos in the Sandpit Plantation. Continue across Breckles Heath and then move south through the managed woodland to reach the road at Hockham Heath (2.7 miles/4.4km). Turn R and follow the road which joins the Peddars Way on the course of an old Roman road. Fork R off the road but follow the Peddars Way north-west to a path junction beside Thompson Water (4.6 miles/7.4km). Turn R leaving the Peddars Way and following a footpath passing many more pingos before joining a small road at Butter’s Lodge. Follow the road in the same direction but turn R onto a footpath before the road junction. Follow the footpath east through woodland back to the start.
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