See all the sights of Shepreth : Docwras Manor Garden, the Crossing House Garden, Shepreth L-Moor (SSSI), Shepreth Church, The Plough, The Teacake and Shepreth Wildlife Park.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) From Shepreth Railway Station, walk towards the village along Station Road (South-East). Turn right (South-West) onto Meldreth Road and visit Docwra’s Manor Garden (A) .
Then, continue along Meldreth Road (South-West) until just before the level crossing. Here you can enjoy the Crossing House Garden (B). Continue over the crossing, along Meldreth Road.
(1) Turn left (South-East) into Shepreth L-Moor (C) , a site of special scientific interest.
Continue diagonally (South-East) across the L-Moor and exit through the kissing gate, then follow the lane left (North-East) towards Shepreth Church. (D)
(2) Past the church, turn left (North) onto the High Street. It's a short stroll to the Plough (E) . Alternatively, from the Plough, continue North on to the junction of High Street and Meldreth Road, where you will find the Teacake (F) .
(3) From the triangle junction, walk back to Station Road back towards Shepreth Railway Station.(D/A)
D/A : km 0 - alt. 19m - Shepreth Railway Station
1 : km 1.14 - alt. 19m - Shepreth L-Moor
2 : km 2.14 - alt. 23m - All Saints Church Shepreth
3 : km 2.58 - alt. 22m - The Teacake Shepreth
D/A : km 2.98 - alt. 19m - Shepreth Railway Station
(E) The Plough a village pub with big ideas. Live music, art exhibitions and fresh seasonal food are all on the menu.
(F) The Teacake , a traditional, quintessentially English tearoom set in a 1660 thatched cottage with walled tea garden.
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(A) Visit __Docwra’s Manor Garden__ , where an old farmyard has been converted into a series of enclosures, overflowing with plants, open Weds & Fridays 10am – 4pm, and the first Sunday of the Month.
(B) Crossing House Garden, open every day. These were the gardens of the crossing keeper. When the crossing was made automatic in 1959 the house was sold, but the garden continues to be cultivated – a delight in Spring and Summer.
(C) __Shepreth L-Moor__, a site of special scientific interest. A combination of scrub areas, a chalk stream and pollarded willows along the boundaries, has led to the rich diversity of flowers and insects that makes the site so special.
(D) Shepreth Church. All Saints Church is an ancient edifice of brick and flint in the Early English style, Grade II * Listed.
Here you'll find the home of the Shepreth Wildlife Park.
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