50 Mile Challenge: Here’s a series of our favourite routes for you to walk as you please. The walks cover nearly all of the Norfolk Coastal Path in our area, with some additional circular routes added in to the mix. You will experience a range of terrain, from beaches to clifftops, parkland, woodland, footpaths and quiet lanes… and you’ll enjoy some of the most spectacular viewpoints in Norfolk!All these walks are on bus routes, so take a few days to relax and thoroughly enjoy the range of scenery and interesting places to explore. Handy route guides published by Norfolk Trails accompany most of the walks.
1. Trimingham to Overstrand, linear 2.5 miles
This walk takes in a wide range of scenery including some spectacular cliff formations.
2. Overstrand Circular via Northrepps & Southrepps, 8.5 miles
A walk along lanes and footpaths exploring the area inland from Overstrand, taking in rolling farmland, woodland and quiet villages
3. Cromer to Overstrand Circular via lighthouse & beach, 4.5 miles
A short walk with stunning clifftop views and through serene woodland.
4. Cromer to Felbrigg, circular 6 miles
A diverse walk from Cromer through the
historic Felbrigg Estate and the wooded hills
of East Runton
5. Cromer to Sheringham Linear via 4 peaks, 6.5 miles
A hilly walk from Cromer to Sheringham; up and over Incleborough Hill, down to the beginning of Calves Well Lane, up the mossy banked footpath to West Runton Heath near Roman Camp, down through the woodland and up Stone Hill, down again heading towards the Norfolk Coast Path and our final hill Beeston Bump.
6. Sheringham Circular via Beeston Priory & Pretty Corner, 7 miles
Sheringham Circular via Pretty Cormer, Sher’m Park & Coast Path includes Beeston Priory ruins 7 miles (starting Beeston Regis common)
7. Sheringham Park Circular via NT park & coast path, 5 miles
The red – Ramblers – Route lead down a short, steep hill to a valley path through deep woodland, past the Sawmill and into Weybourne Heath. The path eventually leads to the coastal cliffs and back through the parkland
8. Weybourne Circular via coast path & Kelling Heath, 5 miles
Crunch along the shingle beach before heading inland past marshes and across heathland for stunning views
9. Salthouse, Circular 5 miles
Enjoy a diverse walk from this pretty coastal village, crossing Salthouse Heath, with outstanding views, before returning between marshes that support wading birds, and the North Sea.