Walk West Norfolk Trails

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Denver Sluice, Great River Ouse Walk
A peaceful walk around the pretty village of Denver. The windmill is still operational and is a fascinating feature of this walk.
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Denver Windmill walk
A peaceful walk around the pretty village of Denver. The windmill is still operational and is a fascinating feature of this walk.
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Docking Explorer cycling loop
A 'get away from it all' explorer loop taking you from bustling Burnham Market deep into the Norfolk countryside. Through Stanhoe with its idyllic village pond, alongside Houghton Hall with the white fallow deer herd and then the iconic working Bircham Windmill. A country ride with fine views and the occasional challenging undulation along the way.
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Downham Market to Watlington walk
Enjoy a lovely riverside walk along the River Great Ouse in this attractive Norfolk town of Downham Market. The town has a busy market square, a medieval parish church and a Victorian clock tower, constructed in 1878. Several rivers and long distance footpaths runs through the area surrounding the town, giving lots of nice waterside walking options. The walk starts from the train station and heads to the river where you pick up the Fen Rivers Way long distance footpath. The waymarked trail heads north along the Great Ouse towards Stowbridge and Watlington. At Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen you can cross the river on the Magdalen Bridge. Footpaths then return you to Downham Market on the west side of the river. To extend your walking in the area continue north along the river into King's Lynn. Just to the east of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen you can pick up the Nar Valley Way and enjoy a walk along the River Nar.
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Hunstanton to Ringstead cycling, off-road rides
This route takes you over the hills which overlook Hunstanton, Holme-next-the-Sea and Heacham using quiet green lanes and farm tracks which wind through a quiet, open, landscape. The 16 mile route is challenging due to the rough nature of the off-road sections. Allow approximately 4 hours to complete the ride. Approximately 35% is off-road, on a mix of byways and unclassified roads with soft surfaces which are easy to cycle along during dry and dusty summer months, but which become more challenging after periods of rain. The route requires either mountain or hybrid cycles.
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Ingoldisthorpe Explorer cycling loop
Expect some fine views along pretty lanes with this easy and delightful ride passing through pretty villages and alongside Houghton Hall with its white fallow deer herd.
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Nar Valley Way, Castle Acre to Litcham walk
A walk along quiet rural Norfolk lanes and paths, crossing a Local Nature Reserve and finishing in the conservation village of Litcham
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Nar Valley Way, East Lexham walk
This energising walk is full of variety; from stunning parkland to vast open farmland and canopies of woodland, you will experience a landscape flourishing in the clutches of the Nar Valley.
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Nar Valley Way & Peddars Way, Castle Acre walk
Pass through South Acre, West Acre and Castle Acre Common. Visiting on the way Remains of the Castle Acre Castle, Bailey Gate and Castle Acre Priory.
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Nar Valley Way, Setchey and Shouldham Warren walk
A diverse walk through the countryside of the Fens and Brecks, visiting Setchey, Pentney Abbey, Shoudlham Warren and Wormegay along the way
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Nar Valley Way, West Acre walk
The small village of West Acre is quiet and pretty with some fascinating sites such as the Augustinian Priory. The fords make picturesque features of the peaceful country lanes.
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Norfolk Coast Path, Brancaster Staithe walk
Head up to the high ground of Barrow Common and enjoy stunning views before walking alongside the creeks of Brancaster Marsh and finishing back near the small coastal hub at Burnham Deepdale
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Norfolk Coast Path, Brancaster walk
Enjoy a diverse walk up and down doubled hedged lanes, with views across to the sea, before taking in the marshes and beach at Brancaster.
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Norfolk Coast Path, Burnhams walk
A delightful walk taking in historic Burnham Overy Staithe, Burnham Overy Town and Burnham Norton. The route crosses the River Burn twice and passes through farmland, past churches, mills, the ruins of a Carmelite friary and winding creeks.
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Outwell and Upwell walk
Discover the history of the Wisbech and Upwell Tramway which provided the inspiration for much loved engine characters in the classic children’s stories of Thomas the Tank Engine.
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Peddars Way
The Peddars Way is a long distance footpath in Norfolk, England. It is 46 miles long and follows the route of a Roman road. It has been suggested by more than one writer that it was not created by the Romans but was an ancient trackway, a branch or extension of the Icknield Way, used and remodelled by the Romans. The name is said to be derived from the Latin pedester – on foot. It is first mentioned on a map of 1587 AD. It starts at Knettishall Heath in Suffolk (near the Norfolk-Suffolk border, about 7 km or 4 mi east of Thetford), and links with the Norfolk Coast Path at Holme-next-the-Sea.
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Peddars Way, Harpley walk
Starting in Great Massingham, this walk takes in Grimston Heath and passes pockets of woodland across rolling downland before heading back on Peddars Way.
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Peddars Way, Ringstead walk
An enjoyable walk across undulating countryside, passing Courtyard Farm, home of conservationist and peer Lord Melchett. Look for the village stocks that can still be seen in the car park of the Gin Trap pub
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Sandringham Country Park walk
In 1968 an area of 142 hectares of The Queen's private Estate at Sandringham was designated a Country Park. It has subsequently been enlarged so that today nearly 243 hectares are available for visitors to enjoy. The Park is open every day, there is no charge for entry and parking is also free. There are two waymarked Nature Trails, one 1½ miles long and the other 2½ miles long, and there are many other woodland paths to explore - there is a map of the Country Park and its walks below. Whether you visit the Country Park in May when the rhododendrons are in bloom; in the autumn when the woods are bright with colour and the ground covered with acorns and chestnuts; or in the winter when the hoar frost may make the birch trees gleam white against a darkening sky, you will find yourself in a living landscape.
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Sandringham cycling loop
There is a touch of Royalty to some of this route with its well-kept roadsides and pretty cottages contrasted by a large amount of unsurfaced tracks.
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Sandringham to Bircham cycling, off-road rides
This route takes you from Sandringham to explore a network of long, straight, off-road farm tracks through a quiet, open, arable landscape and link the settlements of Bircham Newton, Great Bircham and Bircham Tofts
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Shouldham Warren walk
Shouldham Warren is a fascinating environment where the Brecks merges with the Fens. Beyond the tall pine forest lies the open expanse of the Fens and the valley of the River Nar demonstrating the abrupt change from one natural area to another.
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Wimbotsham walk
Stride out along quiet, tree-lined tracks from the peaceful village of Wimbotsham. A very pleasant and uplifting walk
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