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Experience the great outdoors with some fantastic Norfolk walks

What better way to explore your surroundings than on foot? Discover the best walks in Norfolk with our useful walking guide.

Norfolk walks enjoy a variety of landscapes, including marshes, forests, farmland, coastline and country parks. There are walks in Norfolk to satisfy any desire for impressive views and spectacular countryside.

Types of Norfolk Walks

If it is coastal walks in Norfolk that you are looking for, amble along the Norfolk Coast Path. It stretches 62.5 miles from Hunstanton to Sea Palling, passing picture-perfect harbour towns and quaint fishing villages. Also venture through nature reserves, sandy beaches and lush woodlands, all part of the Norfolk Coast AONB. The Norfolk Trails offer almost endless opportunities for walkers and cyclists, plus over 1,200 miles of routes weave throughout the picturesque county.

Dog walks in Norfolk are particularly popular, with a wealth of spots for you and your pooch to explore. Sheringham Park and Holt Country Park both showcase magnificent grounds with magical woodlands and more. Dog-friendly beaches in Norfolk are also high in numbers, with the sands at Old Hunstanton of Holme-next-the-Sea being ideal.

Explore the magnitude of walks in Norfolk by using this handy guide…

  • Blickling Estate

    Bickling Estate Walk

    Enjoy a walk in the stunning 4,600 acres of grounds which surround the magnificent Bickling Estate in Bickling, Norwich. This 4.5 mile walk offers the perfect blend of wildlife, nature, and historic sites.

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  • Bouddica Way

    Boudicca Way

    For those looking to explore the stunning South Norfolk countryside, there is no better way to do it than with a walk along the iconic Boudicca Way. This trail is ideal for those who prefer a long-distance trail and offers a diverse range of landscape and attractions along the way.

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  • View from Burgh Castle over the River Waveney

    Burgh Castle Circular Route

    1.5 hours

    1.5 miles


    Embark on a captivating journey through history and nature along the Burgh Castle Circular Route, where every step unveils the rich tapestry of Norfolk’s facinating heritage.

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  • Mature woman walking her dog in a rural location

    Hellesdon Circular Walk

    5.5 miles

    3 hours


    Head off on an enchanting journey through the rural countryside of Norfolk along the Hellesdon Circular Walk. With awe-inspiring views and well-paved footpaths, you’re in for a treat.

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  • Holt Country Park

    This majestic woodland is situated just outside the Georgian town of Holt, and features various pathways intersecting one another. A perfect place to bring both the kids and any four-legged friends, your walk can be as long or as short as you want it to be.

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  • Little Ouse Path

    Little Ouse Path

    A scenic 10-mile trail leading from Thetford to Brandon, The Little Ouse Path offers wanderers a gentle riverside stroll as they take in the sights and sounds of the woodlands.        

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  • Nature adventures - group of friends walking in forest with backpacks

    Marriott’s Way

    8-10 hours

    26 miles


    Discover lush landscapes, historic charm, tranquil paths and awe-inspiring scenery along the Marriott’s Way. One of Norfolk’s favourite walks, there’s plenty of breathtaking sights along the way.

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  • Hunstanton

    Norfolk Coast Path

    The coastal path stretches 62.5 miles from the seaside town of Hunstanton to the village of Sea Palling. The beautiful route passes through picturesque harbour towns and quaint villages like Cromer and Holme-next-the-Sea, as well as nature reserves, sandy beaches and majestic woodlands, all of which are part of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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  • A footpath through a forest with sunshine

    Oxborough to Gooderstone Heritage Walk

    1.5 hours

    3.5 miles


    Embark on a journey through history with the Oxborough to Gooderstone Heritage Walk, where each step unveils the cultural richness and scenic beauty of this Norfolk trail.

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  • A view from the cliffs of the sea and sand on the coast of Sheringham

    Sheringham Circular Walk

    3 hours

    7 miles


    Embark on the scenic Sheringham Circular Walk, where coastal beauty and lush landscapes come together, offering a delightful and invigorating stroll through the charming town of Sheringham in Norfolk.

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