Can you walk around Diss Mere?

Can you walk around Diss Mere?

The attractive market town of Diss has some nice options for walkers with the pretty mere and the River Waveney in the vicinity. This circular walk uses a section of the Angles Way long distance trail to take you to the Roydon Fen and the Wortham Ling Nature Reserves.

Where is Diss Mere?

Diss Mere is run by Diss and District Angling – a small club situated in North Suffolk, South Norfolk and East Anglia. Their premier water is Diss Mere and they are proud to own the fishing rights to it. The Mere is renowned for its carp, where doubles and twenties are plentiful – there is also the odd 30lb specimen.

Can I fish Diss Mere?

They are proud to hold the fishing rights to Diss Mere, their premier water. The Mere holds carp to just over 20lb, tench to 6lb, roach to over 1lb and a big head of crucian carp. Also there is a good head of skimmers and rudd, giving all anglers something to fish for.

How was Diss Mere formed?

Saxon for ‘ditch of standing water’, Diss takes its name from the mere that forms the heart of the town. According to ancient folklore, the Mere was a bottomless pit formed in the crater of an extinct volcano. Geology, however, suggests it was formed by a glacier retreat back in the last Ice Age.

How deep is the Mere in Diss?

23 metres
Again in the 1990s, a teenage boy died swimming across the Mere with his friends. It has a depth of six metres of water, but beneath that lies an estimated 23 metres of mud, making it one of the deepest natural inland lakes in the country.

Where can I walk in Diss?

Diss walks

  • Shelton & Fritton Common from Tyrrels Wood ( Download : PDF )
  • Fritton to Dickleburgh via Pulham St Mary ( Download : PDF )
  • River and Countryside Wander ( Download : PDF )
  • A Stroll by the Deben ( Download : PDF )
  • Ships, Saltings and Thomas Seckford ( Download : PDF )
  • Heath and Forest Hike ( Download : PDF )

Where does Boudicca Way start?

Boudica’s Way is a 40-mile footpath that links Norfolk’s county town Norwich and the market town of Diss on the Suffolk borders. Long distance path, whole path can be spread over 3 days. The route starts from Norwich Railway station. Start Nat GR TM128797 – Diss, Norfolk.

How long is the Angles Way?

93 mile
Angles Way is a 93 mile walking trail following the county boundary of Norfolk and Suffolk, meandering from Great Yarmouth through to Thetford.

How long is the Boudicca Way?

Boudica’s Way is a waymarked long-distance footpath in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom. It is 36-mile (58 km) in length and runs from Norwich to Diss, near the border with Suffolk, and follows close to Roman roads and passes through Caistor St.