Walking in Norfolk

No trip to Norfolk would be complete without a walk along the spectacular Norfolk Coast, not only will you find stunning scenery but a wealth of wildlife too. The parks and woodlands of Blickling, Felbrigg and Oxburgh also offer great seasonal walks to blow the cobwebs away.

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.

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Blakeney Freshes Coastal Wildlife walk, Blakeney, Norfolk

This walk through Blakeney Village and around Blakeney Freshes is fantastic for spotting wildlife, especially birds. Keep an eye out for them on the grazing marshes and reed beds. There are also excellent views to enjoy along the way as you stroll around Blakeney and Cley harbour. Easy, 3 miles. This walk is wheelchair accessible.

View of shingle ridge taken from Weybourne

Blakeney Gramborough Hill walk, Norfolk

Stroll along heath land on top of the coastal ridge and journey back down to the beach. This 4.75 mile circular walk takes you through a variety of habitats and gives great elevated views of the coast.

Aerial photograph of Blakeney National Nature Reserve, Norfolk Coast

Blakeney Point Coastal walk, Blakeney, Norfolk

This walk follows Blakeney Point’s 4 mile-long (6.4km) shingle spit to the sand dunes, near the Lifeboat House.


Blakeney to Stiffkey Coastal Walk, Norfolk

Enjoy Norfolk’s vast open landscape and big skies on this lovely walk along the coast path beside pristine saltmarsh.

Blickling woodland filled with autumn colour

Blickling to Calthorpe Circular walk, Blickling, Norfolk

Before reaching Erpingham Village you will pass the site of an old mill. Erpingham was one of the very places in the Norfolk to have both a watermill and a windmill on the same site.

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Blickling Estate walk, Norfolk

A great walk around most of the Blickling Estate parkland, visiting points of interest including the Tower, Brickyard and Mausoleum.

The view of the lake and Blickling Hall in sunshine

Blickling lake walk, Blickling Estate, Aylsham, Norfolk

With gentle slopes, woods, open fields, frequent seats and breathtaking views, this is a walk for the 'not so energetic'. Easy, 2 miles.

The front entrance to the Mausoleum

Blickling Mausoleum walk, Norfolk

Enjoy a historical walk around part of Blickling Park where the path slopes gently through woods and open land, with a hard surface for all-weather use.

A family cycling together

Cycle Blickling Estate, near Aylsham, Norfolk

Download the multi-use trail at Blickling Estate, near Aylsham in Norfolk. The route offers a four mile safe off-road path through Blickling’s beautiful historic park. It's tailored for families to explore, but it's also perfect for cyclists, walkers, runners and adapted wheelchair users to enjoy.

A group of runners make their way through Blickling's sweeping parkland.

Blickling Ranger Run, near Aylsham, Norfolk

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Brancaster Staithe

Brancaster Staithe Wildlife Walk, Norfolk

Wander through Brancaster Staithe and enjoy the beautiful sights of the coast and its wildlife. There are excellent views from Barrow Common and the chance to see the site of Branodunum Roman Fort.

Burnham Overy Staithe harbour scene in summer

Burnham Overy Staithe circular walk, near Brancaster, Norfolk

Wander through Burnham Overy-Staithe and enjoy beautiful sights of the coast and its wildlife. There is the opportunity to see the National Trust Tower Mill.

The Ice House at Felbrigg

Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, Church and Ice house walk

Along this circular walking trail you'll pass historic buildings dating back to the 1700s, notable trees, a hidden lake and an imaginatively planted arrangement of beech trees. Easy, 2.5 miles.

First view of the sea on Norfolk Mountain walk

Felbrigg Norfolk Mountain walk

Norfolk isn’t a county known for its hills, but on this 16-mile walk (with stunning views), you’ll tackle a combined 1,140 feet - the size of a small mountain- if you add together all the gradients along the way!

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Horsey Windpump to Beach walk, Norfolk

The Horsey Estate, a mysterious Broadland landscape, is internationally important for its habitats and wealth of wildlife.

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Horsey Windpump and Estate Walk Norfolk

Experience the Broadland landscape and wealth of wildlife of the Horsey Estate, with its Mere, reedbeds, marshes and drainage mills on this circular estate walk.

King's Lynn old Customs House (information centre)

King’s Lynn heritage walk, St. George's Guildhall, Norfolk

Explore the historic medieval port of King's Lynn on an easy stroll, where a tale of old awaits you around every corner.

Just off points 3 and 4 on Morston to Cockthorpe Circular walk

Morston Quay to Cockthorpe circular walk near Blakeney, Norfolk

Starting from the National Trust car park at Morston Quay, this 5.5 mile (8km) walk weaves its way away from the coast along the Norfolk Coast Path National Trail, through woodland adjacent to a babbling river to the village of Cockthorpe.

Parent and child exploring on a winters walk

Oxborough to Gooderstone Heritage Walk, Norfolk

Enjoy a walk through the Norfolk countryside, along farm tracks and bridleways, taking in some of Breckland's nationally protected farmland and heritage surrounding Oxburgh Hall.

A view from the temple designed by Humphry Repton

Repton’s walk at Sheringham Park, near Cromer, Norfolk

Enjoy a stroll through the glorious landscaped parkland at Sheringham, with stunning sea views as well as country vistas.

View from the top of the gazebo viewing tower

Sheringham woodland and coastal walk, Sheringham Park, near Cromer, Norfolk

Savour the views from the tree-top gazebo and absorb the history and rich variety of trees, bird and animal life on a wonderfully varied walk. Moderate, 7 miles.

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West Runton circular walk, near Sheringham and Cromer, Norfolk

Take this self-guided circular walk up, down and along the Norfolk hills, with great views of the sea and the surrounding countryside. Ideal for active families.