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Hunstanton from South Beach, Heacham
Introduction to Walk 3416

Photo from the walk - Hunstanton from South Beach, Heacham

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Time - 3 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

An invigorating walk along the Norfolk coast between South Beach, Heacham and Hunstanton. The walk offers wide views across the Wash with its wide variety of birds and a glimpse of life in a British seaside resort. 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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