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The Norfolk Coast Path runs for 42 miles from Hunstanton to Cromer, with...

The Norfolk Coast Path runs for 42 miles from Hunstanton to Cromer, with the majority of this walking trail running through the dramatic landscape of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The most westerly point of the Norfolk Coast Path is the seaside town of Hunstanton. It then passes through areas rich in wildlife - first the salt marshes near Brancaster, then Holkham National Nature Reserve with its extensive sandy beaches and pine woodland underlining the vast open sky. Look out for massive flocks of geese in the winter, coming in to safely spend the night here.

After Wells-next-the-Sea the Norfolk Coast Path skirts along the edge of salt marshes, with views of Blakeney Point, famous for its grey and common seals.

Cley-next-the-Sea marks the start of the section that follows an extensive shingle beach and wildlife-rich freshwater marshes. The route continues along the shingle beach almost as far as Sheringham, where it follows the top of the sandy cliffs, heading inland and meandering through the wooded hills between Sheringham and Cromer.

This trail combines with the Peddars Way (which it joins at Holme-next-the-Sea) to form the Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path National Trail, one of 15 National Trails in England and Wales.

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Wild, windy and waywars

Walking from Titchwell to Holkham along the coast path should have been around 4 hours and 10 miles. Add in some high winds, a wrong turn on the beach and boggy pathways and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2015
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Walking from Titchwell to Holkham along the coast path should have been around 4 hours and 10 miles. Add in some high winds, a wrong turn on the beach and boggy pathways and the walk ended up at 15 miles and 5 hours plus. By the time we got the bus back it was dark and the dog was asleep.... More 

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Chislehurst
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

In reviewing the Norfolk Coastal Path I am really talking about the area that stretches from Hunstanton in the west to Cromer in the east. Along the way lie red-striped cliffs, grass-strewn sand dunes, colourful and varied flora, Oreo Cookie cows and at least one large windmill. It's a continuous feast for the senses and a great place to explore... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

If you're a fan of big open skies, wide windswept beaches and natural wildlife habitats then this is a walk for you. I did this in August and accommodation was hard to find - even camping. Stayed in Hunstanton and walked to Wells (23 miles), returning by Coast Hopper bus to Hunstanton and back to Wells the next morning. Walked... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Beautiful walking territory. Most along the beach, some along marshland and cliffs. The villages and towns along the way are picturesque.

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Thank SoloTravellerLondon
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Wells to Morston coastal walk, takes you across the salt marshes, with views to the sea. There is chance to see a variety of coastal birds. Sun on your skin wind in your hair and salt on your lips, what a feeling! The tasty end to our walk was the lovely meal to be had at The Anchor, what an... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The North Norfolk coast path has been extended and you can now continue from Weybourne to Sea Palling. We walked the stunning stretch from Trimingham to Overstrand. Take care as the path has already had to be diverted due to coastal erosion but it offers beautiful views and you can see where the sea has reclaimed the land! Overstrand is... More 

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Walked form Wells-next-the-Sea back to teh Deepdale Group Hostel where we were staying - approx 12 miles. We went from quay, to forest to beach, to sand dunes to marshes. Well sign-posted and some great photo opportunities. Very easy walking. Anothe of our groups did part of the next section heading towards Hunstanton which is in the process of being... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Most of the western part of the walk is set well back from the sea, either within the saltings or further inland. To be honest, I found much of the western section very bleak, although I imagine that ornithologists would be in their element. Excellent board walks have been built to keep the feet dry. The Coasthopper service is excellent... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

A beach stretching for dozens of miles in both directions! Breathtaking cliffside views. Paradise for anyone with an eye for adventure and exercise.

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Diss, Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We were staying in Wells and took the Coasthopper bus from the Buttlands to Burnham Overy Staithe. From there we joined the Norfolk Coastal Path to walk all the way back to Wells which I think was approximately 7 to 8 miles. Along the route there was a mix of marshlands, sandy beaches and woods making for a pretty and... More 

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