Now it’s your turn! #NorfolkTrailsBucketList
We’ve enjoyed sharing our favourite ideas for the Norfolk Trails Bucket List with you for the past 20 days, on Twitter and Facebook.
Now it is your turn! Share your “mustn’t miss” experiences for our #NorfolkTrailsBucketList.
Whether you’re local or just visiting Norfolk, have you got a “must-do” or “must-see” experience along the NorfolkTrails network that you think everyone must try when in Norfolk?
Share your ideas with us over the next two weeks by 4th February 2015 on Twitter and Facebook, make sure you use the hashtag #NorfolkTrailsBucketList
Or leave a comment on this blog post.
After the two weeks, we will look at all the ideas to come up with a final list of 40.
Here are our 20 experiences (in no particular order) on the #NorfolkTrailsBucketList:
- Capture all the Munzees on the Norwich Munzee Trail!
- Combine a walk on the 12 mile Wensum Way with a trip to Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse museum (seasonal opening).
- Go grey seal pup spotting by taking a boat trip to Blakeney Point on the Norfolk Coast Path.
- Gocaching at Castle Acre on the Nar Valley Way!
- Try a boat trip on Britain’s first solar-powered passenger boat ‘Ra’ round the Great Broad at Whitlingham Country Park, on the Wherryman’s Way.
Gressenhall Museum and Workhouse
- Explore one of Britain’s best preserved examples of Roman occupation – the ruins of Burgh Castle Roman Fort- on Angles Way.
- Eating fish & chips al fresco on the quay at Wells-next-the-Sea, after a walk on the Norfolk Coast Path.
- Walk between Taverham & Attlebridge along Marriotts Way and collect windfall sweet chestnuts in autumn.
- Stargazing on the Norfolk Trails on a clear evening.
- In winter, walk along the beach to or from Burnham Overy, and witness the incredible sight of thousands of pink-footed geese in flight, from Holkham.
Pink-footed geese in flight
- Walk down the beech-tree avenue at National Trust’s Felbrigg Hall, on Weavers’ Way.
- Otter spotting when exploring the Wherryman’s Way from Berney Arms to Reedham.
- Take a train ride on the North Norfolk Railway – a heritage steam railway, also known as the Poppy Line, that runs between Sheringham and Holt – ‘alight’ at Weybourne and enjoy the scenery at a slower pace by walking back to Sheringham on the Norfolk Coast Path
- Walk the new section of Norfolk Coast Path from Weybourne to Sea Palling and climb up the tower of St Mary’s Church at Happisburgh (seasonal opening) to enjoy outstanding views.
- Explore Paston Way, and swing by Cromer Museum (seasonal opening), to see some of the famous 700,000 year old West Runton Elephant fossils among its displays.
Poppy line heritage steam railway
- See the incredibly rare Romanesque wall paintings in St Mary’s Church at Houghton on the Hill, just off the Peddars Way.
- After a wintry walk on the Boudicca Way, enjoy the cosiness of an open fire in one of Norfolk’s many countryside pubs.
- Visit St Michael Church in Sidestrand on the Paston Way.
- Run up “Beeston Bump”, on the Norfolk Coast Path, to build up an appetite for a well-earned pub lunch.
- After a long walk on the Norfolk Trails, try sleeping in a yurt, tipi, treehouse or pod for a night! Definitely more glamping than camping