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    Route and Accommodation Guide

 

FACTFILE

Length

93 miles/149 km from Knettishall Heath near Thetford to Cromer. The Way is in two parts -  The Peddars Way runs northwards through the Norfolk countryside to near Hunstanton and The coast path section then runs eastwards via Sheringham. Connections with the Weavers Way and Angles Way allow a long circuit of Norfolk to be completed.

Terrain

Easy walking through the Brecks Environmentally Sensitive Area and along the coast in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is an enjoyable mix of country lanes, footpaths and tracks through a varied landscape of open heath and meres, woodland, rich farmland divided by flower-filled hedgerows and pretty flint and carrstone villages. The coastline is famous for its remoteness and wild beauty. It is a wonderfully diverse landscape of sweeping sandy beaches, grass tufted dunes, saltings, reed beds, creeks, tidal inlets and unspoilt villages.

Connecting Paths

Angles Way, Hereward Way, Icknield Way, Nar Valley Way, Weavers Way

Maps
Great savings!

Explorer 229, 236, 250, 251, 252
Landranger 132, 133, 144

Tourist Information Centres

Cromer 01263 512497; Great Yarmouth 01493 846345; Hunstanton 01485 532610; Sheringham 01263 824329; Swaffham 01760 722255; Wells 01328 710885


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