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High Ash Farm

Caistor St Edmund, Norwich NR14 8RD, England
01508 492263
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Ranked #40 of 91 attractions in Norwich
Type: Hiking Trails, Farms
Most recent review
- Apr 28, 2013
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This is a lovely farm now largely turned over to wildlife crops, with wide grassy paths kept mown so the public can enjoy Chris Skinner's permissive paths, and join up with the Boudicca Way if they so wish too. An oasis of calm just outside Norwich, parking is easy and free next to Caistor St Edmund church and Venta Icenorum... More

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Norfolk UK
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This is a wonderful area a few miles from Norwich city centre, and the land owner has set this land aside, for Nature Conversation, Route clearly marked, wide and well maintaned. (Permissive Open Access). Opposite you can Visit the Venta Icenorum, Roman Town Walls, Burial Ground etc., down into the river Valley, and part of the Boudicca Way, which you... More

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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Decided to visit High Ash Farm for a dog walk after reading about it in the Edp. Free parking at the Roman fort then cross the busy road into High Ash Farm. There is a map just as you enter so you can see the different paths you are permitted to use. The paths are wide and well kept and... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The walks on High Ash farm are a wonderful place to spend a few hours. A great deal of effort has gone in to making the walks interesting and user friendly. Walks are all clearly marked with the occasionally strategically located bench along the way. Lots of wildlife to see, and boards are found along the way with information about... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Had a great evening walk here. Really nice farmland, quiet and peaceful. Nature signs about birds extra are quite fun. Parked in the Roman Town carpark (just past the church on the right if you're coming from Norwich) and crossed the road. From there you can walk up the hill into the middle of the farmland and choose between woods,... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

I agree with all the rave reviews. Discovering High Ash Farm was a revelation - such an oasis of beautiful countryside and so wonderfully maintained. Chris Skinner is an inspiration. Love it!!!!

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

High Ash Farm has great permissive footpaths linking with other footpaths and lanes that combine to make a variety of short and longer walks. I have been for a short walk in my lunch break stopping for lunch on a conveniently carved tree and for a longer walk after work on my way home or on a weekend. The Bee... More

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Long peaceful walks along grassy tracks through beautiful rolling countryside and gorgeous woodland. The farm is managed for wildlife and has miles of well maintained walks with frequent informative signs. Parking is easy at Caistor roman town and other parking points on the lanes around the farm.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

I have walked around High Ash on several weekends and it is such a wonderful place to see wildlife, however i have been very dissapointed as i never seem to see any riders out on horse back. All that wonderfull space and no horse's, such a shame.

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

As well as providing magical walks - try a walk early in the morning - you never know what you might see - the most amazing wildlife ..... and jaw-dropping sunrises, High Ash Farm has a livery yard and we are spoiled with the most wonderful riding country - and hills, too. It was lovely to meet so many visitors... More

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