Walking in the East of England
There's plenty of choice when it comes to walking in the East of England. Explore the varied landscape, from the fens in the west to the coastline in the east and the pretty villages in between. Whatever your interest or someone simply in search of a good view, choose from a great selection of short strolls or long rambles.
Getting outside and spending time with nature is good for the soul and a walk in the fresh air can do wonders for the body and mind. Put a spring in your step as nature reawakens, with a long walk at one of our special places (approximately 5 miles).
Going on a walk can revive us. Whether you're exploring spring gardens, listening to birdsong in tranquil woods or looking out to sea, spending time in nature can give you a sense of peace and a breather from the stresses of daily life. Why not get in your daily step count with one of our walks?
Writers, artists, politicians and a warrior king – whose footsteps will you follow in? Discover more about the places we look after on one of our walks. As well as intriguing tales of history, there are inspiring views and wildlife to uncover.
As the weather warms up, enjoy a walk through the countryside and enjoy the view. Seek out shade from the tree canopy on a woodland stroll or wander along the coast for a cool sea breeze. Where will become your favourite spot for a summer walk?
Our special places in Cambridgeshire are full of open spaces for you to take a short stroll. Here is a list of some of our favourite 2,000 step routes with some magnificent views.
If you have to plan ahead - whether you have a disability, can't walk far these days or are looking for somewhere that's buggy friendly, then here are the best spots to explore in the East of England.
Whilst out on your walk this autumn, you might be lucky enough to stumble across a laden blackbery bush ripe for the picking, if the birds haven't got there first that is!
Whether you want to take a break from the stresses of life with a peaceful meander or want to stretch your legs on a short stroll to enjoy the first signs of spring. Here are some of our favourite short walks that will take around 2,000 steps (approximately 1 mile).
Wanting to stretch your legs further than a gentle stroll, but not looking for a lengthy ramble? Enjoy walking through woodland, open countryside and along the coast, with our list of moderate walks in the East of England. These will help you clock up around 5,000 steps (approximately 3 miles).
We know how dear your four-legged friends are to you, so here's some of our dog-friendly places that are perfect for exploring with your pooch in the East of England. Walkies anyone?
Join us for a walk this winter and enjoy landscapes at their seasonal best. It’s the perfect time to wrap up warm, throw on some wellies and escape on an invigorating walk with friends and family. We'll even have a hot drink and slice of cake waiting for you at the end.
Woodlands are tranquil spaces and great to explore, particularly in the autumn when they burst to life with colour and wildlife. Here's a pick of the best in the East of England.
Walk up to the Gothic Folly at Wimpole for some great views across the lake and back towards the Hall. A walk or bike ride between Wicken Fen and Anglesey Abbey will enable you to discover the beauty of the Cambridgeshire fens and enjoy nature's spectacles with the changing of the seasons.
Why not walk in the footsteps of John Constable at Flatford, discover the beauty of the coast at Dunwich Heath, or wander around the picturesque village of Lavenham?
Enjoy a walk along the Norfolk Coast or discover the beautiful countryside and woodlands at Sheringham Park and Felbrigg, Blickling and Oxburgh Estates.
Christmas can be tiring. But don’t let the dark days get you down, it’s the perfect time to wrap up warm and get out on an invigorating winter walk.
Autumn is a time of wonder when the natural world turns a kaleidoscope of colour. Here are our favourite spots to witness this natural spectacle in the East of England.
There's more to the counties of Essex and Hertfordshire than you think. Why not explore the village of Coggeshall or some of our hidden gems like Blake's Wood and Danbury Common on foot?