Tag Archives: Norfolk Walks

Sunday Picture Post: Wheatfen Nature Reserve

13th June, we walked from Hellington Corner, across country to the nature reserve to which TV Naturalist Ted Ellis devoted his life. Now to enter… This is fenland, which means wet… a gridwork of channels helps keep the walking dry … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Hellington to Wheatfen

We take the bus to Norwich and another to Beccles and hop off at Hellington Corner – not a village, more a few houses that straddle the busy main road. Hellington itself is a typical old Norfolk village: the old … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Onward to Halvergate

28th May we bused to Acle with intent to walk to Halvergate. Last week I shared the photos from the first stage of this walk, Damgate Carr. Now onward across Acle Grazing Marsh to Halvergate. Out of the woods and … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Damgate Carr

28th May, our intent is to walk from Acle to Halvergate, and back. The gives us varied scenery. We begin at Damgate Carr, a wet woodland, and the day is overcast. Into the woods… On a hot day this place … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Back Down to the Sea

Resuming the walk from Lowestoft to Gorleston on 15th May, we’d reached Corton Woods… now to continue Having untangled ourselves from the web of paths, we head back to the sea… to find it’s almost low tide. Truly So we … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Happing on Flordon Common

Out of nowhere, without the slow build usual of spring, Friday 6th May is going to be hot. Not roasting-hot, not height of the summer-hot, but hot.  So fill those water-bottles, pack your sunscreen, and come along with me. Two … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Back Home

It doesn’t matter the years since we’ve moved, our childhood home is always “home”. So, hop on a bus, then another, and come walk with me the woods and hills and lanes of my childhood. We start with the woods. … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Water Meadows

11th April, we catch the bus into Norwich, and out to Swardeston, a Norfolk village with two commons, an upper (dry) common and a lower (wet) common. It also has a delightful walk through the Tas Valley. We continue the … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Not So Common

8th April seems so long ago, yet I’ve left us at Fritton Common, and we’ve a bus to catch to take us home. So best we ignore the date and get walking again. Please, come along… At the south of … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: An Uncommon Common

Friday 8th April, a bus into Norwich, another bus out, and we hop off at Tasburgh, a village on the former Roman Road, now the A140. We’re heading to Fritton Common. Despite the post’s title, there’s nothing outstandingly uncommon about … Continue reading

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