Norfolk is renowned for its beautiful scenery and wildlife, so it only makes sense that the county also has many beautiful walking routes to explore, especially within the Broads National Park. No matter your walking ability, there’s something to suit most people, from longer walks at 61 miles to shorter walks at 2, there are also circular walks to take part in. Read on to find out our recommendations for walking trails in the Broads National Park!
Walking Trails in the Broads National Park
Weaver’s Way – Cromer to Great Yarmouth
From the North Norfolk coast to the East Norfolk coastline at Great Yarmouth, Weaver’s Way is a popular choice for those looking for walking trails in the Broads National Park. Passing through all different sorts of wildlife, woodland, farmland, and historic sites, there are also opportunities to join the walk from other walking trails. You can find out more on the Norfolk County Council’s website here.
The Wherryman’s Way – Norwich to Great Yarmouth
A 37 ½-mile walking trail, Wherryman’s Way takes you from the cultural city of Norwich to the seaside town of Great Yarmouth, this trail runs through the very heart of the Broads National Park, along the River Yare, and takes you through marshes, reedbeds, and many Broads villages. There are also a number of art installations along the way to see, so if you have the time, why not take this walk?
Burlingham Woodland Walks
Ranging from 1 to 7 miles long and covering a few Broadland parishes, the Burlingham Woodland walks have established paths, as well as some for wheelchair access, too. Along the way, GCSE students from Acle’s High School create art installations inspired by nature – why not see how many you can find? There is also a Sculpture Trail featuring 15 bronze plaques by John Behm. You can find out more information about the trails on the Norfolk County Council website here.
Starting at railways as the name suggests, Railway Rambles cover both the Wherry Lines and Bittern Lines, and range from 2 ½ miles to 8 miles covering a range of locations from Norwich, Cromer, Wroxham and Hoveton, Oulton Broad, and more. With almost 20 walks to choose from, there’s sure to be something to fit your location and ability, so have a look on the Norfolk County Council website and see if anything takes your fancy!
Blofield and Brundall Circular Walk
At around 3 ½ miles, this circular walk through Brundall and Blofield features a variety of landscapes, both village and rural. There are a couple of shops within the villages, and lots of beautiful village sights and countryside to see.
Filby Circular Walk
Featuring a large Broad, Filby Broad, the Filby circular walk takes you through parts of Filby village and the surrounding countryside. There are many information boards located around the walk.
Stalham Circular Walk
A good walk if you can’t get out on the first night when picking up your boat from us at our Stalham marina, or perfect if bringing your boat back the night before your holiday comes to an end, the Stalham circular walk is 5 miles around the village and surrounding countryside. Stalham has many Georgian buildings to see, as well as an inn dating back to 1380.