Tag Archives: River Shep

Shepreth as seen by others

Over the years I have come across references to Shepreth in historical papers, local history books, county guides and other publications and it is interesting to see how the village has been represented down the ages. If one was writing … Continue reading

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Shepreth to Wimpole and back: an alternative route

This is an alternative and longer route to the one posted previously (see blog). It is also more ‘undulating’ and  I felt much more tired at the end! I started at 10.30, arriving at Wimpole at 2pm, had some lunch and … Continue reading

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Walks by streams and rivers in South Cambridgeshire update

Elsewhere I have described the walk from Shepreth tracing the course of the river Shep to its source at Fowlmere. There are a number of attractive walks by streams and rivers in the valley of the river Rhee or Cam. … Continue reading

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Shepreth to Fowlmere RSBP Reserve and back

This is a good circular walk of about two hours. It follows the course of the River Shep to its source at the springs in Fowlmere, so it’s a fairly watery route. You take the footpath from the High St. … Continue reading

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Shepreth – the watery parish (2nd edition)

For those of us living in this low-lying parish, prone to flooding, it is interesting to note that we are surrounded by water courses, both natural and man-made, on three sides! In fact they delimit almost all of the parish … Continue reading

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