Walking, Running and Cycling
These activities are all options for active travel, and for recreation too. From the vast Norfolk Trails to Norwich’s extensive pedalways, there are multiple ways to get into walking, running and cycling. You’re not limited to just these options, either – some of Norfolk’s trails are also perfect for horse-riding.
For more information on the benefits of active travel, click here.
On this page you’ll find resources which will help you find the perfect places to walk, run and cycle in Norfolk.
Information for a range of walking opportunities in Norfolk including short, long and circular walks.Find out more
We’ve pulled together lots of information on Norfolk’s trails, woodlands, cycle paths, and access-tested paths to help you make the most of Norfolk’s beautiful landscape whatever your ability.Find out more
Walking for Health
Run by the Ramblers, with support from Sport England, Walking for Health walks are developed to be accessible to people who have done little or no exercise before, or who need more support to stay active than they have in the past.Find out more
The UK Charity for everyday walking has a range of resources and initiatives to help you get involved in local walking schemes.Find out more
Norwich has seven colour-coded cycle routes – totalling 58 miles – known as pedalways. You can download a pdf version of the Norwich cycle map which shows the seven pedalways across the city.Find out more
Great Yarmouth Cycle Map
The cycle map takes in Great Yarmouth and the surrounding area. It includes seven routes which cover roads and dedicated cycleways.Find out more
Norfolk Trails – Cycle Routes
Looking for a good cycling route? The Norfolk Trails website provides information for a range of cycling opportunities in Norfolk.Find out more
RunTogether provides fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone: whatever your ability or time availabilityFind out more
parkrun offers free, weekly, community events all around the world, organised by local volunteers. You can walk or run around the course, and it offers great volunteering opportunities too.Find out more
Try something new
Looking for more ways to get active around Norfolk? Check out Every Move – Norfolk’s activity finder!Click here