View from Burgh Castle over the River Waveney

Burgh Castle Circular Walk

Embark on a captivating exploration along the 1.5 mile Burgh Castle Circular Walk, a short yet enchanting route that unveils the historical and natural treasures surrounding this anicent Roman site.

The circular trail winds through the awe-inspiring Norfolk landscape, framing views of the well-preserved fortification of Burgh Castle. This brief walk provides a facinating insight into the region’s rich history and picturesque surrounding.

Discover breathtaking beauty and heritage along the Burgh Castle Circular Walk…

Embark on a journey of history and discovery amidst the coastal and rural splendours of Norfolk with the Burgh Castle Circular Walk.

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of this well-preserved Roman site, boasting a fasciating history dating back to the third century.

Explore the distinctive features of the Burgh Castle Circular Walk:

Historic Ruins: Delve into the intriguing history of Burgh Castle as you explore the remains of this anicent Roman fort, providing a facinating insight into the past.

River Views: Glistening views across the River Waveney provide an awe-inspiring backdrop to your walk.

St. Olaves: Steeped in charm and history, the quaint village of St. Olaves is a wonderful stop along this circular trail. Find local amenities, perfect for a break along the way.


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  1. Starting Point: Exit the car park and walk northeast towards the castle. You’ll see views of the Roman fort.
  2. River Waveney: Follow the footpath south along the River Waveney, heading toward St. Olaves.
  3. St Olaves: From St. Olaves, walk northwest, following the circular path towards Burgh Castle.
  4. Return: Continue along the footpath until you reach the car park, where the trail concludes.
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