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Winterton and its Dunes is a 5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Winterton, Norfolk, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and bird watching.

Length 5.0 mi Elevation gain 298 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Walking Bird watching Running Beach Views Wildlife
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Getting There

This is a circular walk of two halves, with the first half taking you along solid tracks through houses and along rural landscapes, whilst the second half, by way of contrast, takes you through the Winterton Dunes Nature Reserve, where you have the option of either staying on the path, keeping away from the dunes, or following one of the various tracks amongst the dunes to enjoy the scenery and wildlife. This is a Nature Reserve though, and a word of warning, you may spot adders, which are a protected species. If you start at the car park take a quick glance out to sea to spot the Blood Hill wind turbines. These were amongst the first to be installed in this country and have been operating for over twenty years. Allow at least a couple of hours for the walk. There are toilets and a cafe at the car park.

Winterton is reached either via the Winterton Road from the west via East and West Somerton from Martham off the A419, or from the south from Caister-on-Sea. Park either in the pay and display car park on the sands, or find a spot in the village by the village hall. These directions start from the car park, postcode NR29 4AJ.

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Samantha Greyson
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Walking

Great walk! Lots of different things to see along the way. Then back to the Dunes cafe for coffee and cake

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Tom Harvey
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ALEX User
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Great walking route. Some interesting spots, wildlife. Nice views.

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Russell Hack
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Sep Myers
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Hiking

Great steady trail. Easy walking with some interesting scenery . Lovely cafe

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Arthur Burns
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Hiking

nice easy walk with easy route finding. interesting inland section too. Recommended

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Jenna Perry
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lived in Winterton as a child so regularly did this walk, winter season is great as you're greeted by seals along the coastal part of the walk, all the way from winterton to somerton gap, you also have the opportunity to walk by the witches tree which has lots of superstition and history surrounding it. definitely the best way to see the full beauty of what Winterton On sea has to offer.

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Kevin H
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Tony Wood
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Justin Jay
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Margarita Plamenova Dimitrova
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Justin Jay
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Justin Jay
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Justin Jay
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Justin Jay
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Chris Ward
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Helen Parker
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