GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Norfolk Cycle Routes

Norfolk is a great place for cyclists as it has some splendid scenery and is largely flat.
The rides below will take you through some of the county's most attractive scenery including the famous Broads and the lovely Norfolk coast.
Cycling highlights include the Norfolk Coast Cycleway - a single 92 mile route running parallel to the coast and taking you on a tour of Norfolk's splendid countryside.

Please also see the Visit Norfolk site for more information on cycling and staying in Norfolk and for bike hire please Click Here

Use the links to view full route information including elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.
You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Norfolk Cycle Map>>

There are several National Cycle Network signed routes in the county many of which have been mapped and can be viewed and downloaded below.
For more information on NCN routes in the county (including free cycle maps) please click here

For more information on cycle routes in Norfolk including tips, advice and free cycle maps please click here


Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Bacton Woods3 miles (5.5 km)Bacton Woods, near North Walsham, has several delightful walking and cycle paths running through the forest. This short circular route starts at Bacton car park and follows various paths through the wood, which has 30 species of tree, including Scots and Corsian Pine, Western Hemlock, Douglas Fir and Larch. View Full Details>>
Beccles to Norwich25 miles (40 km)Follow NCN route 1 from Beccles in Suffolk to Norfolk based Norwich View Full Details>>
Blickling Hall3 miles (5 km)The Blickling Hall estate in Aylsham has five thousand acres of parkland, farmland and woodland to explore on foot or by bike. There are three colour coded, way-marked walks to follow and a lovely family cycle route around the 1 mile long lake. View Full Details>>
Bure Valley Path9 miles (14 km)This walk and cycle track runs along Bure Valley Railway, and the River Bure from Aylsham to Wroxham. The route passes Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall with each having a station if you wish to rest your legs and take a trip on the railway. View Full Details>>
Bury St Edmunds to Thetford26 miles (42 km)This pleasant cycle ride follows National Cycle routes 51 and 13 through Suffolk and into Norfolk. View Full Details>>
Dereham to Fakenham19 miles (30 km)This ride follows NCN routes 13 and 1 through the Norfolk countryside View Full Details>>
Downham Market to King's Lynn14 miles (23 km)This easy route through Norfolk follows NCN route 11 & 1 from Downham Market to King's Lynn View Full Details>>
Ely to Downham Market24 miles (38 km)This easy route follows NCN route 11 from Cambridgeshire to Norfolk View Full Details>>
Fakenham to Wells-Next-The-Sea12 miles (20 km)Follow National Cycle route 1 from Fakenham to Wells-Next-The-Sea on this pleasant fairly flat route. The route follows a mixture of quiet country roads and off road cycle paths before finishing at the harbour of this pleasant Norfolk coastal town. View Full Details>>
Fritton Lake Country Park6 miles (9.5 km)This super country park is situated just a few miles from Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth. There are lovely cycling and walking paths around the large lake which is 2.5 miles long. The lake is surrounded by peaceful woods where there are nice shady trails to try. View Full Details>>
Gorleston to Lowestoft9 miles (15 km)This route follows the Norfolk and Suffolk coastline from Gorleston to Lowestoft View Full Details>>
Great Yarmouth Loop37 miles (60 km)This circular route takes you along the attractive Norfolk coast and then on a tour of the Norfolk Broads View Full Details>>
Holkham Park7 miles (12 km)Enjoy a super cycle or walk in this 3000 acre deer park near Wells-Next-The-Sea on the Norfolk coast. National Cycle Network Route 1 passes straight through the centre of the park taking you past the large lake, the Obelisk, the beautiful 18th century mansion and back through peaceful woodland. There are also a number of waymarked walking trails including a lakeside trail and a nature trail with 28 information boards explaining interesting facts about the flora and fauna in the Park. This includes a large herd of Fallow Deer, a smaller herd of Red Deer, Barn Owls and the evergreen oaks imported from Italy. View Full Details>>
Holt Country Park6 miles (9 km)Explore nearly 100 acres of peaceful woodland in this country park in Norfolk View Full Details>>
Hunstanton to King's Lynn22 miles (35 km)Starting in the coastal town of Hunstanton on The Wash, follow NCN route 1 to King's Lynn on the banks of the River Ouse View Full Details>>
King's Lynn to Wisbech20 miles (32 km)This very flat ride takes you from Norfolk into Cambridgeshire through the Fenlands and along National Cycle route 1.
The route starts on the banks of the River Ouse in King's Lynn then follows a series of quiet country roads to Wisbech situated by the River Nene. View Full Details>>
Marriot's Way22 miles (36 km)This wonderful cycle and walking path runs from Aylsham to Norwich along the trackbeds of two former railway lines. The route passes Cawston, Reepham, Lenwade, Taverham and Drayton taking you through the Wensum Valley with regular views of the River Wensum to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Norwich to Fakenham29 miles (47 km)Follow NCN route 1 from Norwich to Fakenham on quiet roads and the lovely Marriot's Way View Full Details>>
Sandringham Country Park6 miles (10 km)This huge country park surrounds the Queen's splendid country retreat in Norfolk. There are two waymarked Nature Trails, one 1.5 miles long (2.4km) and the other 2.5 miles long (4km). There are also numerous woodland walking paths to explore while National Cycle Network route 1 runs right through the park, so you can bring your bike. View Full Details>>
Sheringham Park5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a long cycle or walk through this large National Trust owned park and estate in Norfolk. The parkland surrounds the 19th century Sheringham Hall and includes miles of peaceful woodland trails, beautiful landscaped gardens full of rhododendrons and azaleas and fabulous views of the Norfolk coast. There is also an abundance of wildlife with 3 species of deer and a wide variety of birds and butterflies. View Full Details>>
Thetford to Dereham28 miles (45 km)Follow National Cycle route 13 from Thetford to Dereham on this pleasant route View Full Details>>
Wells-Next-The-Sea to Hunstanton19 miles (30 km)This route follows NCN route 1 between two pretty Norfolk coastal towns View Full Details>>
Whitlingham Country Park2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a peaceful cycle or walk around the lovely Whitlingham Country Park on the outskirts of Norwich. The park is situated on the River Yare and has a number of lakes, so is perfect for a relaxing waterside ride or walk. View Full Details>>

Your Submitted Routes

Route NameDistanceDifficulty
The Peddars Way54 miles (87 km)***

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