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This walk starts from the old village of Lyng, where blotting- paper was 'invented' by accident. Parson Woodforde, the famous 19th Century diarist, bought a ream of paper from the papermill at Lyng. It was thought to be faulty, as it was extremely absorbent. However this led to the invention of blotting-paper. The route is along country lanes, bridleways and tree-lined tracks, passing through Elsing, another rural village. The church was built by Sir Hugh Hastings in the 15th Century and is certainly worth a visit. The Mermaid Inn is renowned for its good food and selection of real ales.

England - East England - Norfolk - Countryside


Birds, Church, Flowers, Great Views, Pub, Toilets, Wildlife
21/06/2010 - Adrian Perkins

Our thanks to Roy Davenport for his update on this walk. June 2010. Adrian (Admin)

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