Dog walking routes near Norfolk Park
1. Old Hunstanton
Old Hunstanton beach is very peaceful and allows you to walk your dog along the sandy shore. It may be an hour & 20 minute drive but it’s definitely worth it for the beautiful landscape views. Unlike other Norfolk beaches, Old Hunstanton allows dogs throughout the year and there’s no restrictions in the summer.
2. Norfolk Broads
These are a perfect walk for picturesque riverside views for you and your pooch. Norfolk Broads is great for lots of rural walks and most locations have boat hire companies where you can bring your pets too! Good pet friendly walks can be found at Coltishall (the closest location to the park), Ludham, South Walsham and Ranworth.
3. Bacton Wood
This country park is located just two and a half miles north from North Walsham. It’s filled with perfect woodlands grounds with trees which are thought to be over 200 years old with 30 different species of tree in the wood including Corsican Pine, Douglas Fir and Scots. There are plenty of picnic tables available on this walk for you to sit down and enjoy a sandwich and flask of tea on your walk.
4. Blickling Hall
Visit the stunning red-brick mansion with your pet and enjoy the landscape with its hedges and narrow tree-lined lanes. This stately home has its own lake and has lots of space for large dogs to run free across the thousands of acres of land. With Blickling Hall only a 20 minute drive from North Walsham, it should be a main priority on places to visit during your stay at Norfolk Park as its impressive grounds are so accommodating towards pets.
5. Sheringham Park
Sheringham Park is one of the most beautiful parks near Norfolk Park where you can take your dog, it’s famous for its colourful azaleas and rhododendrons. Enjoy exploring 1000 acres of varying habitat including woodland, cliff top and parkland. Be on the lookout for wildlife, the park holds a wide variety of birds and butterflies and it also has three species of deer within the grounds. Don’t miss out on the mass display of rhododendrons which are in flower from mid May to early June.