Route details, maps, pubs, features, local history and folklore for a wide variety of walks focusing primarily on Norfolk and Suffolk

Griffmonsters Great Walks - Get Out and Explore

Welcome to Griffmonster's Great Walks. Set yourself free and explore the great British countryside. There are hundreds of walks on this site that offer guidance and inspiration to get out there and explore. Although this site focuses predominantly on East Anglia, it does offer walks from other areas of the UK including trails such as the South West Coast Path and the Cleveland Way. Take some time out and peruse through some of the walks listed below, or use the indexes and maps to find a specific walk to meet your ability, geographic location or particular interest. We do hope you find this information both informative and inspiring.

Latest Fully Detailed Walks

Fully detailed walks offer full and complete information including transport details, pubs on route and maps of the walk. These also provide some in-depth research of a specific topic that is featured on the walk. Such features can range from local folklore, local history or just information on key features that are encountered along the route.

In Search of Leiston's Ancient Pagan Sites, the Procession Rayles and Gallows

A 7 mile walk following the western parish boundary of Leiston in Suffolk, as described in a document from the middle-ages This walk attempts to follow the instructions of a perambulation around the western side of the Leiston Parish boundary that was undertaken in the year AD1620. Leiston's history is renowned for its Abbey and the Garret's...
 

Essex Coast Walk - Manningtree to Great Oakley

A day walk along the Essex Way A fine piece of walking along the Essex Way to provide some glorious views of the Stour estuary before turning inland to avoid Harwich and Dovercourt. Estuary views, marsh, woodland and open fields make for a varied scene throughout the walk. ...
 

South West Coast Path - Langton Matravers to Swanage

A challenging walk along the South West Coast Path between Langton Matravers to Swanage Not quite a circular walk, with bus to connect the missing distance between Langton Matravers to Swanage. Some amzing coastline with a memorable climb to the top of St Adhelms Head....
 

Latest Walk Summaries

Latest walk summaries are basic information sheets for walks that have yet to be fully documented. These provide links to maps, public transport and walks stats, although detailed notes and features are not included.

Bittern Line Walk - Worstead to Wroxham

A walk linking the Bittern Line stations of Worstead and Wroxham ...
 

Bittern Line Walk - North Walsham to Worstead

A walk liing the Bittern Line stations of NorthWalsham and Worstead ...
 

Norfolk Coast Path - Heacham to Brancaster

A walk of beach, prom, dunes and marsh. A thoroughly varied landscape all told ...
 

Latest Suffolk Walks

Suffolk offers some great landscapes to explore that is rich in both history and folklore. There are the coastal areas known as the Sandlings which offer open access, there's a multitude of charming villages and medieval towns and ancient castles and churches and quirky summer festivals. There is certainly a lot more to Suffolk than most folk realise.

Suffolk Coast Path - Lowestoft to Southwold Beach Route

An exhilarating 12 mile coastal walk along the Suffolk Coast. ...
 

Suffolk Coast Path Challenge Walk Part 2

A 2 day challenge walk to complete the Suffolk Coast Path ...
 

Suffolk Coast Path Challenge Walk Part 1

A 2 day challenge walk to complete the Suffolk Coast Path ...
 

Latest Norfolk Walks

Despite the stereotype that Norfolk is flat, there is much more to it with a rich history and some great pubs that offer ales from the numerous Norfolk small breweries. It is true that the area around the broads offers wide expansive open landscapes but to the north there are hills and high cliffs with fantastic coastal views. Norfolk offers many long distance trails to assist in exploring the country including the Norfolk Coast Path, the Peddars Way.

The Peddars Way - Castle Acre to Heacham

A trek along the Peddars Way, following an excursion to Heacham for accommodation. ...
 

The Peddars Way - Watton to Castle Acre

A long and straight trail across lanes and tracks from Watton to Castle Acre. ...
 

The Peddars Way - Knetishall Heath to Watton

An easy trek across Breckland on the initial stages of the Peddars Way. ...
 

Walk Summaries

Latest walk summaries are basic information sheets for walks that have yet to be fully documented. These provide links to maps, public transport and walks stats, although detailed notes and features are not included.

Latest Walk Summaries

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In Search of Sizewell Chapel

A 10 mile walk following the southern side of the parish boundary of Leiston in Suffolk This walk follows the route of a 17th century peramb...

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