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.

Wroxham to Norwich via Spixworth

A 10 mile linear walk between Wroxham and Norwich Walk linking the Bittern Railway Line stations of Wroxham and Norwich. The route cuts across to Spixworth using tracks and country lanes from where there is pedestrian access through to the centre of Norwich. Spixworth has an interesting history of folklore which is discussed in the features of this...
 

Norfolk Coast Path - Wells-next-the-Sea to Burnham Overy Staithe

A 7 mile walk following the North Norfolk Coast Path between Wells-next-the-Sea and Burnham Overy Staithe This amble includes some magnificent beach walking along the sands in front of the Holkham National Nature Reserve. Acres upon acres of golden sand when the tide is out with big skies and thousands upon thousands of razor shells which are washed up on...
 

Ouse Valley Way - Oakley to Carlton

A 13 mile North Bedfordshire walk along the Ouse Valley Way between Oakley and Carlton taking in the charming villages of Pavenham, Sharnbrook, and Odell. Although the Ouse Valley Way does not actually go into Oakley, there is a convenient bus stop here that links the two ends to this walk. The bus stop is a mile or so from the river, from where there is a...
 

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.

Kenton Hills and Broom Covert Circular Walk

A circular walk around the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Sizewell This walk has a diverse landscape that has something for everyone. Woodland, coast and beach, freshwater marsh and Sandlings Heath which is a delight to any visitor and worthy of its status as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The walk heads out of Leiston alongside the man-made...
 

Sweffling Circular Walk 2

Short circular walk through the Suffolk countryside around the village of Sweffling The second circular walk that starts and ends at the Sweffling White Horse pub. This leads the rambler across river valley, woodland and some amazing Suffolk countryside. This is a perfect way to spend a Sunday morning, ending up with a pint and some lunch at the pub which...
 

Wales Coast Path - Abergele to Prestatyn

An unashamed 10 mile British seaside walk along the North Wales coastline An unashamed easy walk along the proms and seawalls of North Wales between Pensarn and Prestatyn. This walk is never far from civilisation and one can guarantee meeting numerous folk along the trail. Dog walkers, joggers, tourists and folk just enjoying the sea air. The route doubles...
 

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 - Sizewell to Aldeburgh Circular Walk

A circular walk from Sizewell to Aldeburgh along the Suffolk Coast Path The Suffolk Coast Path does not go into Aldeburgh but it is a simple excursion to continue along the beach all the way down to the unique clover leafed Martello Tower at the vanished village of Slaughden using the old railway track to make a circular...
 

The Angles Way - Diss to Wortwell

A 17 mile walk along the Angles Way from Diss to Harleston and onto Wortwell There is plenty of history along this section of the Angles Way as it follows the course of the River Waveney. Numerous archaeological finds have been found along the route dating from prehistoric times through roman pottery and remnants of the middle ages. There are lost...
 

Flatford Mill Circular Walk

An 11 mile Walk along the River Stour incorporating sections of the Stour Valley Path, the Essex Way and St Edmund's Way Flatford Mill is the idyllic English country scene encapsulated by John Constables renowned paintings including the instantly recognizable 'Haywain'. This circular route is an exceptional walk by all accounts and the perfect...
 

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.

Sheringham to Cromer Circular Walk

An easy 8 mile Norfolk coastal walk along beach and clifftops between Sheringham and Cromer The Norfolk Coast Path was rerouted in 2014 as part of its inclusion to the England Coast Path. It now navigate alogn the cliff tops for most of the distance along what used to be permissive paths that have now become public. This walk uses both coast path and...
 

In search of the Becks and Ponds of Beeston Regis

A 7 mile walk between East Runton and Sheringham in Norfolk, searching out a couple of good pubs and following Beeston Beck across Beeston Common. This picturesque trail follows the foot of Inkleborough Hill to West Runton then navigates down to the northern end of Beeston Back Common where it follows the stream known as Beeston Beck down into Sheringham,...
 

The Angles Way - Diss to Wortwell

A 17 mile walk along the Angles Way from Diss to Harleston and onto Wortwell There is plenty of history along this section of the Angles Way as it follows the course of the River Waveney. Numerous archaeological finds have been found along the route dating from prehistoric times through roman pottery and remnants of the middle ages. There are lost...
 

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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Horstead to Heggatt Circular Walk

A stroll along the southern side of the River Bure to the ancient hamlet of Heggatt This short walk takes one through country lanes and alon...

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