Tag Archives: Norfolk Walks

Sunday Picture Post: Down the Path to Upton

Thursday 13th January the bus takes us to Acle. We arrive with the sun And head down the path to Upton (the sun follows us as we pick our way around the muddy puddles) Every time I do this walk, … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: In the Early Morning

9th December, temperature isn’t sub-zero but the wind is keen. You might like to wear thermals. No bus to catch, we’re walking out of town. Which means we catch the sun rise. The confluence of Bure and Yare, and the … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Last of November Walks (Part 2)

22nd November now seems so long ago, but let’s refresh memories. A bus across the grazing marshes take us to Acle where we squelch through Damgate Carr (carr = wet woodland) and over the pastures to join with a dry-ish … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Last of November Walks (Part One)

22nd November, didn’t know this was to be the last walk of the month. Though winter approaches, weather caves in, so it’s not surprising. Hope you’re wearing waterproof footwear. We’re going to Acle to walk through a rain-sodden land to … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: The Wooded Hills of Home

17th November, we bus into Norwich then walk out along Marriott’s Way to Costessey. Land of my birth, scene of my wild days, the village sits on glacial deposits of sand and gravel; over the centuries those aggregates have been … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Boudica’s Way

10th November, hopped off the bus at Dunston Hall on A140. This is where the *modern* road picks up the course of a Roman road from Venta Icenorum to Colchester and Chelmsford. Is this the road that Boudica took on … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: On a Frosty Misty Morning

3rd November, we’re heading to Fritton Woods, also called Waveney Forest. This is heathland that in 1950s was put to pine plantation but has now been drastically thinned. So, thermals on, let’s go… The river is steaming, the water so … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Wooded Hills and Open Water

26th October and we hopped on a bus into Norwich. We’re headed for Whitlingham Country Park which hugs the river as Rive Yare wraps around the southside of the city. It’s not far to walk and the day is fair. … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Mousehold Heath

15th October, we bus into Norwich and arrive wonderfully early to walk through uncrowded streets. We’re heading for Mousehold Heath, a (mostly) wooded height that sits above Norwich on the banks of the Wensum. We cut through the cathedral close … Continue reading

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The Between Land

28th September isn’t yet autumn, but nor is it summer, it’s a between-time. And likewise, our walk this day is through a between-land, through the softly undulating plateau between rivers Yare and Bure, through agricultural land, and through woodland. Come … Continue reading

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