5 Short & Circular Norfolk Walking Routes
Norfolk is one of the finest counties for walking in the UK. The county boasts a wonderfully diverse countryside, where couples, families and individual walkers can amble their way through countless miles of fen, forest and coast.
This 6.5 mile circular walk begins in the beautiful seaside town of Cromer. Starting at the train station, you will make your way through the region's peaceful green fields, across the estate of the stunning Felbrigg Hall, before arriving back at the station in Cromer. To reward yourself after a long days's walk, stop off at The White Horse Inn for a drink and some traditional pub food.
Starting in Brancaster Staithe, this 4.5 mile stroll heads down into Barrow Common and around the coastal village of Brancaster, famous for its wildlife, sandy beaches and the site of the shipwreck on Brancaster Beach. The walk also passes through Brancaster Marsh, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. End your walk with a pint and hearty meal at the conveniently located Ship Hotel.
This 6 mile circular route leads the walker through the delightful seaside town of Sheringham. Starting out in the charming Pretty Corner Woods, the route winds through verdant fields, and the out towards the cliffs of Sheringham, before descending back into the town itself. Put your feet up at the end of the day and enjoy a well deserved drink and a bite to eat at The Crown Inn, a traditional seaside pub.
The longest walk in our list at 7.5 miles, this route explores the vicinity around the fishing village of Blakeney. This is one of Norfolk's most enchanting regions, and the walk will provide you with breathtaking views from the high ground of Wiveton Down Nature Reserve while also taking in the coastal village of Cley and its famous windmill.
Sheringham to Cromer
Beginning in Sheringham, this coastal walk takes you up by the cliff tops and over Beeston Bump, providing stunning views all the way out to Cromer on a clear day. Descending from the cliffs, the route will take you through West and East Runton, before ending on the Cromer seafront next to the famous pier, where you can enjoy some good old fashioned fish and chips and an ice-cream.
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