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Old Hunstanton to Thornham by the Coast Path
Introduction to Walk 2922

Photo from the walk - Old Hunstanton to Thornham by the Coast Path

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 50 feet / 15 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

The Norfolk Coast Path provides excellent walking and this linear route is easy to follow. Return to the start uses the excellent Coast Hopper bus service along the main road. The landscape is varied and in season you will have the opportunity to see a variety of sea birds. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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