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Norwich Bridges and Churches Trail is a 4.6 mile loop trail located near Norwich, Norfolk, England that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking.

Length 4.6 mi Elevation gain 390 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

Walking

Partially paved

Views

City walk

Historic site

Pub walk

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Getting There

A circular walk around the city of Norwich in Norfolk. The first half of the walk follows the banks of the River Wensum, criss-crossing back and forth via the numerous bridges - the oldest dating back to around 1340 and the newest having only been built in 2012. The return leg takes you through the centre of the ancient city itself, and you'll have glimpses of the old city walls, the castle and the numerous churches as well as an opportunity for some retail therapy should you wish! The city walk is one of the most varied in the region, with a true mix of ancient historical buildings, industrial heritage and modern architecture. The walk follows mainly well made paths and pavements. There are no stiles or gates but several flights of steps. There are a few steady climbs/descents plus one fairly steep climb about half way round. Some of the access is through parks, the gates for which are locked at dusk. Approximate time 2.5 to 3 hours.

The walk starts from the Westwick Street pay and display car park which is on the junction of Westwick Street and Barn Road in Norwich. Payment is required seven days a week including bank holidays, so make sure you have some change. If you are travelling by train Norwich Rail Station is on the route '€“ so simply adjust the walk accordingly to start here (near TS Lord Nelson mentioned in the section '€˜Pull's Ferry to Novi Sad Friendship Bridge'). Approximate post code for car park NR2 4SZ.

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June H.
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Followed this route last year. A nice walk round a fantastic city.

Martin Price
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First to Review

Really nice walk, never known a walk with so many pubs and churches on it. Let's you see all the different parts of Norwich

Heidi B.
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