Caister-On-Sea and its surrounding areas are beautiful, and what better way is there to discover this beauty than on a walk? There are easy, leisurely routes that are under three miles, as well as harder routes over seven miles, which means whether you are looking for a brisk morning walk or a day-long activity, there will be a walk to suit your needs. One of the best things about walking in this area is the distinct lack of hills, but a huge range of walk lengths, making a walk in this area a fun family activity as well as a challenge for more experienced walkers. Take a picnic with you to enjoy along the way, or stop in a nearby pub or fish and chip restaurant to sample some of the great local food to finish off your walking experience.
Route Under Three Miles
Gorleston Promenade Trail
Located in Gorleston, another seaside town around 7 miles from Caister-On-Sea, this walk is perfect for families as it is both wheelchair and pushchair accessible. At just 2.1 miles long, it is also not too taxing for those that are on foot! The circular route will lead you around the promenade from its starting point at the harbour mouth, and will offer you views across the sea to the Wind Farm at Scroby as well as the Outer Harbour. This walk is classed as ‘easy’. Find the route map here.
Route Under Seven Miles
Great Yarmouth To Mautby
This circular walk will lead you from the larger seaside town of Great Yarmouth to Mautby, just outside Caister-On-Sea. It starts at Bure Park, on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth, and will allow you to appreciate some of the rural and coastal beauty in the area. This is classified as a walk of moderate difficulty and is 6 miles long, which means it may not be suitable for families with young children, but would not be too taxing for intermediate. Find the map of the route here.
Route Over Seven Miles
Fleggburgh To Stokesby
This seven mile circular walk starts at Fleggburgh village hall, just five miles from Caister-On-Sea. The route will lead you through the villages of Fleggburgh and Stokesby, along the river and through the Norfolk countryside, where you can stop for a drink in a pub in either of the villages or the tea room in Stokesby. The route will take up to four hours, depending on whether you take a leisurely stroll or prefer a faster pace. You can find the route map here.
When visiting Caister-On-Sea, you shouldn’t be afraid of venturing out a little further from the town, as some truly beautiful walking routes can be found in the area. Even on the easier routes, it is still advisable to wear supportive footwear, as the terrain in coastal areas is varied.
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