Walking and Rambling in Wells-next-the-sea

Overview

From taking a relaxing stroll to a full-on trek, there's something here for all walkers!  The principle walk is Peddar's Way, which is also known as the Norfolk Coastal Path. The Coastal Path connects onto Peddar's Way with Wells smack bang in the middle.  Use YHA Wells to stop off en route as you travel on to Sheringham.  You’ll see the beautiful countryside with harbours and inlets of woodland. Leave the Georgian architecture, busy quay, beach huts, cafes, pubs and amusements of wonderful Wells-next-the-Sea behind you and journey on.  Today you’ll walk through one of Europe’s most important areas of salt marsh, watch bait diggers busily excavating the mudflats, and marvel at thousands of seals from the shingle spit at Blakeney Point.  There's a wide variety of wildlife here - Wells is the No 1 mainland spot for bird watching, so remember your binoculars!

Best Walk from the Ramblers: A linear outing along the Norfolk Coast Path. The route is flat and well waymarked so head east around the saltmarsh to Stiffkey and Blakeney before a seaward loop beside the creeks to Blakeney Eye.  Spot seals in the mudflats before you reach the nature reserve at clay marshes on this 10 mile route.

What makes it special

  • Beautiful beach walks
  • Sea views

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Walking and Rambling in Wells-next-the-sea

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Lat/Lng: 52.951785, 0.852022

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