Tag Archives: Norfolk Churches

Sunday Picture Post: Beyond the Marsh

Last we we left our marshland walk at Tunstall. Today we’re heading to Halvergate. Please do come along. The famous flint flushwork, much in evidence in this part of Norfolk The marshland wasn’t drained until early C19th. Before them *marsh* … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Marshland Walk

10th August, we hop on the bus… and get off at the next stop: Acle, the far side of the grazing marshes. We’re walking from Acle to Halvergate via Tunstall. These photos record the first stage… to Tunstall. Waterproof boots … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Down Tight Country Lanes

This isn’t a long slog; it’s easy walking through quaint villages and green woodland. Hopping off the bus at Poringland we head down a lane lined with trees hung with bundles of mistletoe. How enchanting. Which takes us to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Weston to Ringland

We take the bus to Morton-on-the-Hill  and walk via Weston Longville to the local beauty spot of Ringland Hills. Put on your hikers and join us (it’s not a long walk) The glaring brightness cast deep shadows. I hope it … Continue reading

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Into The Woods

Oh yay! Although the sun’s hiding, yet spring is truly come. We take the bus from Great Yarmouth to the small town of Acle on the far side of the grazing marshes. Most of our route will be off-road. But … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Land of My Fathers’

Monday 8th March dawns misty and cold. But we’ve arranged to do this 10-mile walk from Acle via Upton to South Walsham (home in 1817 to my many-times great-grandpa, John Self Brown) and back, and so we will.  The bus takes … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: From High to Low

17th September, 7:00 am, caught a bus to Norwich, and another from Norwich to Poringland… which is situated at the second-highest area in Norfolk. From there we walked downhill all the way to the Tas Valley. My eyes were keened … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Treading in my Several-Times-Great-Grandma’s Steps

Saturday 22nd August, I shod myself in walking shoes, equipped myself with food and water, and caught the 6:30 am bus out of Great Yarmouth. At Norwich, I caught another bus to arrive at Newton Flotman by 7:40 am. It … Continue reading

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Capitals and Columns

Alas, still unable to wander wide and free; still must draw upon my stores. There is a triangle of land in SE Norfolk tucked between the river and road where, in Days Gone By, the parishioners hired the services of … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Church Flowers

On 21st April 2018 our walk took us past three village churches. And of course, we popped in…

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