walking in north norfolk

Rolling countryside, breathtaking coastline, forests, parks and gardens makes north Norfolk perfect for walking all year round. Explore the walking, cycle and bridle routes throughout the beautiful coast and countryside.

walking in north norfolk

Whether you're coming for a walking holiday, a day out or a weekend away, there's nowhere quite like north Norfolk for walks. The changing landscape the seasons bring, makes walking through the countryside enjoyable all year round. Spring and Summer are spectacular with wild flowers and the famous Norfolk poppies. Visit in Autumn and be treated to russet woodlands, and a trip in the Winter is fantastic for brisk walks on empty beaches and the tranquil paths of the Norfolk Broads. Whatever time of year you visit, the north Norfolk coast and countryside offers fantastic walking for the rambler or hiker.

walking trails in north norfolk

Throughout north Norfolk, there are plenty of routes and trails suitable for all ages and abilities including the Norfolk Trails network which has over 1000 miles of walking, cycling and bridle routes throughout Norfolk. The Norfolk Coast Path National Trail runs for 63 miles through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty from Hunstanton to Sea Palling. Famous for its wide skies, salt marshes, sandy beaches and gently rolling glacier shaped hinterland, there is nowhere else like it.

DISCOVER THE AONB

Marriott's Way, follows a 26 mile route which tracks along two disused railway lines, between the historic market town of Aylsham and the medieval city of Norwich. Between Cromer and North Walsham runs Paston Way, a 22 mile walk taking in the north Norfolk's beautiful medieval churches. Peddars Way runs from the Brecks, for 46 miles through changing countryside to the north Norfolk coast near Hunstanton. Named after the traditional Middle Ages weaving industry in North Walsham, Weavers' Way runs for 61 miles between Cromer and Great Yarmouth.

If you want to make a holiday out of it, you can take a walk and glamp holiday where a luxurious glamp pitch is set up for you along the way at the end of each day's walking.

EXPLORE NORFOLK TRAILS

DOWNLOAD PEDDARS WAY AND NORFOLK COAST PATH LEAFLET

Or take an easier pace and take a ramble down the sign posted and well-maintained footpaths and follow a route with pubs, B&Bs, campsites and cafes along the way where you can spend the night or stop for a bite to eat. Also keep an eye out on our What's On page for walking and outdoor festivals.

SEASONAL WALKS WITH THE NATIONAL TRUST IN NORFOLK