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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Bawdeswell

Visit Bawdeswell PlacesVisit Bawdeswell places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Bawdeswell places to visit. A unique way to experience Bawdeswell’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Bawdeswell as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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At the time of the 2011 census it had a population of 828 and an area of 487 hectares. The village is recorded in the Domesday Book as Balderwella. It was the home of Chaucer’s Reeve in The Reeve’s Prologue and Tale in the Canterbury Tales. When you visit Bawdeswell, Walkfo brings Bawdeswell places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Bawdeswell Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Bawdeswell

Visit Bawdeswell – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 11 audio plaques & Bawdeswell places for you to explore in the Bawdeswell area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Bawdeswell places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Bawdeswell history

Bawdeswell is sited on a Roman road that ran from Durobrivae near modern Peterborough, across the Fen Causeway to Denver, followed Fincham Drove and crossed Peddars Way between Castle Acre and Swaffham. The village lies just over 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Billingford that was a Roman settlement and river (Wensum) crossing (wooden Roman Bridge) point.

Bawdeswell toponymy

The village name appears to be unique, with no other example being found by internet searches. It has been spelt as Baldereswella, Baldeswell, Badswell, Bawsewella and Baldeswelle. The exact meaning of the name of the village is uncertain. However, wella is a well, ‘stream’ or ‘spring’, and it is clear that there has always been water.

Bawdeswell geography / climate

Bawdeswell Village is about 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Norwich, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Fakenham, 7 miles (11 km) northeast of the market town of East Dereham and 3 miles (4.8 km) west of the small Market town of Reepham which is in Broadland District. The main area of the village varies between 140 and 150 feet (46 m) above sea level.

Why visit Bawdeswell with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Bawdeswell PlacesYou can visit Bawdeswell places with Walkfo Bawdeswell to hear history at Bawdeswell’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Bawdeswell has 11 places to visit in our interactive Bawdeswell map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Bawdeswell, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Bawdeswell places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Bawdeswell & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 11 audio facts unique to Bawdeswell places in an interactive Bawdeswell map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Bawdeswell Places Map
11 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Bawdeswell tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Bawdeswell


Best Bawdeswell places to visit

Bawdeswell has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Bawdeswell’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Bawdeswell’s information audio spots:

Bawdeswell photo Foxley Wood
Foxley Wood is the largest ancient woodland and coppice in Norfolk. It is 123 hectares (300 acres) in size. The Norfolk Wildlife Trust, which manages this reserve, bought it in 1998.
Bawdeswell photo A1067 road
The A1067 is an English A road entirely in the county of Norfolk. It runs from Fakenham Northern By-Pass (A148) to Norwich inner ring road (A147)


Visit Bawdeswell plaques

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Bawdeswell has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Bawdeswell plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Bawdeswell using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Bawdeswell plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.