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Walking in the borough of Greater Yarmouth

Greater Yarmouth is a beautiful area to discover on foot. Many people consider Norfolk to be flat, we prefer to describe it as rolling, as there are a few hills out there to challenge walkers. Several of the National Trails originate in the borough, and there are plenty of other walks for hikers to enjoy, of all distances and difficulties.

The Norfolk Trails network brings together over 1,200 miles of walks, cycle and bridle routes throughout our beautiful county, many of which are in the borough of Great Yarmouth. There are options to go for a short circular walk, sample just a section of a trail or use a trail to visit a nearby town, village or heritage site.

If you're feeling fit you could attempt the full 93 miles of the Angles Way running from Great Yarmouth to Thetford, the 37.5 mile Wherryman's Way from Great Yarmouth to Norwich or the 61 mile Weavers' Way from Great Yarmouth to Cromer! There are also some great Coast Alive Great Yarmouth walks, some of which are circular.

If you're feeling really adventurous take a look at the Mary Michael Pilgrims Way walk, or sections of it, which ends at Hopton-on-Sea.

We've gathered together a collection of our favourite walks here, with pdfs to download where possible, or details of the relevant walk book available to buy in Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre. Grouped by distance, you should be able to find a walk to suit you and your group.

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Walks in the area

Winterton via East Somerton Walk 47

Great Yarmouth

Winterton via East Somerton Walk is a 3.3 mile (5.3 kilometre) circular walk starting at Beach Road public car park in Winterton near Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth to Mautby Walk 24

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth to Mautby Walk is a 9 mile (9.66 kilometre) circular walk starting at Bure Park on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth.

Burgh Castle to Fritton Walk 8

Great Yarmouth

Burgh Castle to Fritton (Angles Way) Walk is a 4.5 mile (7.25 kilometre) walk starting at Burgh Castle Roman Fort car park in Burgh Castle near Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Historic Town Walk 20

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Historic Town Walk is a 1.9 mile (3 kilometre) circular walk starting at Hall Quay in Great Yarmouth.

Filby Church Walk 12

Great Yarmouth

Filby Church Walk is a 1.2 mile (2 kilometre) circular walk starting at Filby Bridge in the village of Filby near Great Yarmouth.

Fleggburgh (Burgh St Margaret) Walk 15

Great Yarmouth

Fleggburgh (Burgh St Margaret) walk is a 2 mile (3.2 kilometre) walk starting at Fleggburgh village hall in Fleggburgh near Great Yarmouth.

Fleggburgh to Stokesby Walk 16

Great Yarmouth

Fleggburgh to Stokesby Walk is a 7 mile (11 kilometre) circular walk starting at Fleggburgh village hall in Fleggburgh near Great Yarmouth.

Fritton to Somerleyton Walk 17

Great Yarmouth

Fritton to Somerleyton (Angles Way) Walk is a 4.5 mile (7.25 kilometre) walk starting at the Decoy Tavern in Fritton near Great Yarmouth.

Breydon Water & Burgh Castle Walk 5

Great Yarmouth

Breydon Water & Burgh Castle Walk is an 8.5 mile (13.7 kilometre) circular walk starting at Burgh Castle Roman Fort car park in Burgh Castle near Great Yarmouth.

Filby Mill Walk 13

Great Yarmouth

Filby Mill Walk is a 2.9 mile (4.8 kilometre) circular walk starting at Filby Bridge in the village of Filby near Great Yarmouth.

Repps Riverside Walk 39

Great Yarmouth

Repps Riverside Walk is a 2.5 mile (4 kilometre) circular walk starting at the fish & chip restaurant at Heigham Bridge in Potter Heigham near Great Yarmouth.

Winterton Walk 45

Great Yarmouth

Winterton Walk is a 6 mile (9.66 kilometre) circular walk starting at Beach Road public car park in Winterton near Great Yarmouth.

Gorleston Promenade/ExerciseTrail Walk19

Gorleston-on-Sea

Gorleston Promenade & Exercise Trail Walk is a 2.1mile (3.4 kilometre) circular walk starting at the promenade beside the Pier Hotel at the harbour mouth in Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth.

Herbert Barnes Park Walk 31

Great Yarmouth

Herbert Barnes Park Walk is a walk of less than 1 mile, starting at Broadland Rugby Club in Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth to Mautby Walk 24

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth to Mautby Walk is a 6 mile (9.66 kilometre) circular walk starting at Bure Park on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth.

Halvergate to Great Yarmouth Walk 29

Norwich

Halvergate to Great Yarmouth Walk is an 8 mile (12.9 kilometre) walk starting at the village sign on The Street in Halvergate, on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth towards Norwich.

Winterton to Horsey Walk 50

Great Yarmouth

A long coastal walk from Winterton to Horsey with stunning views and wildlife including views of the main grey seal colony. Options for a shorter 7.5 mile or 9 mile walk.

Winterton Dunes Walk 44

Great Yarmouth

Winterton Dunes Walk is a 4.75 mile (7.6 kilometre) circular walk starting at Beach Road public car park in Winterton near Great Yarmouth.

Winterton to Martham Broad Walk 49

Great Yarmouth

A long walk from Winterton-on-sea to Martham Broad via East Somerton. Enjoy the stunning landscape and wildlife of the Broads, surprisingly nearby!

Hemsby Walk 30

Hemsby

Hemsby Walk is a 3.4 mile (5.5 kilometre) circular walk starting at the Lacon Arms public house in Hemsby near Great Yarmouth.

Bradwell Walk 4

Great Yarmouth

Bradwell Walk is a 6 mile (9.66 kilometre) circular walk starting at Green Lane Playing Field in Bradwell near Great Yarmouth.

Ormesby St Margaret Walk 35

Great Yarmouth

Ormesby St Margaret Walk is a 2 mile (3.2 kilometre) circular walk starting at The Jolly Farmers public house in Ormesby St Margaret near Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth to Caister Walk 22

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth to Caister Walk is a 6 mile (9.66 kilometre) circular walk starting at the White Swan public house on North Quay in Great Yarmouth.

Thurne Walk 42

Great Yarmouth

Thurne Walk is a 3.3 mile (5.3 kilometre) circular walk starting at the Lion Inn public house in Thurne near Great Yarmouth.

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