Walks around Norfolk and beyond

There are many fantastic walks to enjoy around Norfolk.

Whether you’re looking for a short family walk, for exercise, a challenging walk for personal achievement or for charity fundraising, you can find the right walk for you right here.

On NorfolkPlaces we feature walks that our team have actually taken, and we try to include plenty of photos to give you an idea about the walks are like and what you may see. We have also included some walks just over the border in the neighbouring counties of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire too.

On most walks we haved included some “field notes” (such as facilities, safety, & distance) at the end of each walk to help. There is no substitute for researching a walk yourself but we hope our articles help.

Note, on a few walks they extended over more than one article (often to accommodate extra photos) – rather than include these extra article here there will be a link in the “part one” of these walks. 

Short Walks

Quick walks up to 3 miles located throughout the region, perfect for filling a short space of time or including with an other activity. Indeed, some of the walks included here are at “things to do” destinations, like stately homes and nature reserves.  Also, some members of the family may not be able to walk too far, so these short distances will be ideal family walks. 

There’s quite a few to choose from, so click on the pagination links to see even more short walks to choose from. 

Swardeston Common, South Norfolk

A Walk Around Swardeston Common

The small village of Swardeston lies four miles to the south of Norwich, and is ...
Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Circular Walk around Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Norfolk's rich heritage means there's plenty of places to visit comes in very handy for ...
Cringleford Bridge

Cringleford Bridge to UEA Broad

Living in Norwich its great some good walks on our doorstep, such as the popular ...
NT Dunwich Heath and Beach

Enjoyable Gorse Walk at Dunwich Heath and Beach

One of the best presents I've had over recent years has been a membership to ...
Marston Marsh

Marston Marsh

A nice walk around Marston Marsh helps the NorfolkPlaces team to walk off the excesses ...

Redgrave and Lopham Fen – Great Fen Trail

Redrave and Lopham Fen, a nature reserve ran by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, is located ...

Moderate Walks

Moderate distance walks are between 4 -9 miles. Really enjoyable trails that can take a few hours to complete. Great way to get the family out for a stroll. Pack something to eat and drink, rain-macs etc and off you go!

Holkham safari walk

Birds And Fungi Aplenty During A Fascinating Walking Safari At Holkham

We joined a walking party at Holkham Nature Reserve It is mid-morning at the Holkham ...
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UEA Broad River Yare Marston Marsh NP Walk

UEA Broad, River Yare and Marston Marsh Circular Walk

The UEA Lake (aka UEA Broad) and Marston Marsh are both popular areas for walkers ...
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Fantasic view of Beeston Hill, aka the Beeston Bump

Walk at West Runton & Beeston Regis Heath

Slap-bang between the seaside towns of Sheringham and Cromer, lie the coastal villages of Beeston ...
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Walking to Blakeney Point along the Coast

Along the Norfolk coast you can find some wonderful walks. One of our favourites is ...
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Sheringham Park

Sheringham Park

Sheringham Park is a landscape park located on the North Norfolk coast. Owned by the ...
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Long Distance Trails

These are the biggies – Walks of an epic scale! These long distance trails need some serious planning and are not to undertaken lightly. We’re so proud that members of our team (including the junior members) have taken on these challenges.

Marriott's Way - Reepham Station walk

Aylsham to Norwich along the Marriott’s Way

Stretching between Norwich and Aylsham, the Marriott's Way is a long-distance footpath, cycle-path and bridleway ...
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Wherrymans Way

Yarmouth to Reedham along the Wherryman’s Way

There is a good reason why I take a few weeks before writing about a ...
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Peddars Way

Peddars Way

Peddars Way is a well-known and popular walk in Norfolk. But be prepared, folks; It's ...
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