Short walks in the East of England

You don't have to go far for a great walking experience. Whether you're looking for a peaceful meander or gentle stroll, here's a selection of short walks to enjoy that are less than 2 miles, as we reveal 125 miles of walks you might like to try in our 125th anniversary year.

Walking with us

There may be restrictions in place on some of these walks. Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel, to see if you need to book ahead and to find out the latest information about visiting. Our walking trails can be popular, so remember to maintain social distancing on your walk.

Step into spring

" Spring is my favourite time of year. The soundtrack to a Sheringham walk is provided by the melodic song of blackcaps, the soft piping call of a bullfinch and the energetic singing of skylarks."
- Malcolm Fisher, Sheringham Park

Summer strolls

Autumn adventures

" Walking is a way for me to get away from the everyday pressures of life, to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature and reconnect with the natural world. "
- Emma Dunne, Ashridge Estate

Great walks for winter

Walks to enjoy anytime

Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill Walk, Peckover 

Where better to enjoy a walk in our 125th year, than around the birthplace of one of our founders, Octavia Hill. This 2 mile walk around Wisbech will take you past the Octavia Hill Birthplace House Museum, Peckover House, Wisbech Castle, Fenland Museum and the old Quayside area.