For a great way to discover the beauty of Norfolk, why not put on your walking shoes and explore on foot! There are loads of superb linear and circular routes to discover taking you from Norwich into the countryside and onto the coast. Parks in Norwich also offer relaxing places for a stroll and perhaps in warmer weather a picnic too!
Wherryman’s Way starts in Norwich and follows the YareValley through to Great Yarmouth, passing through beautiful broads landscapes. It also has a series of 12 circular walks along its length, including several near Norwich, such as the leisurely 2 mile walk around Whitlingham Great Broad at WhitlinghamCountryPark, just outside the city centre, near Trowse.
Angles Way connects with the Boudicca Way at Diss, the Wherryman’s Way and Weavers’ Way at Great Yarmouth and the Peddars Way at Knettishall Heath. Following the Norfolk / Suffolk border through the Waveney Valley from Great Yarmouth to Thetford, the Angles Way offers plenty of great walking opportunities including 8 circular walks.
Marriott’s Way & Weavers’ Way
Marriott’s Way, a 26 mile (42 km) route from Norwich to Aylsham. The path is a traffic-free ‘green corridor’, following former railway lines. It is also used by horse riders and cyclists. Aylsham lies on another long distance walk, the Weavers’ Way which runs for 61 miles between Cromer and Great Yarmouth through a diverse landscape rich with heritage and wildlife. Weavers’ Way also has a series of 12 circular walks.
Walks are available to download as PDF maps to help you find what you’re looking for.