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The Norfolk Coast Path[1] is a long distance footpath in Norfolk, running 83 miles (133.5 km) from Hunstanton to Hopton-on-Sea. It was opened in 1986 and covers the North Norfolk Coast AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

Norfolk Coast Path
North Norfolk Footpath 14 Jan 2008 (1).JPG
Signpost at Weybourne
Length133.5 km (83 mi)
LocationNorth Norfolk, England
DesignationUK National Trail
TrailheadsHunstanton
52°56′23″N 0°29′14″E / 52.9396°N 0.4873°E / 52.9396; 0.4873 (Norfolk Coast Path (Hunstanton trailhead))
Hopton-on-Sea
52°32′10″N 1°44′16″E / 52.5362°N 1.7378°E / 52.5362; 1.7378 (North Norfolk Coastal Path (Hopton-on-Sea trailhead))
UseWalking
Elevation
Highest pointBeeston Bump, 63 m (207 ft)
Lowest pointHolme-next-the-Sea
Hiking details
SeasonAll year round
HazardsCliff erosion

It links with the Peddars Way at Holme-next-the-Sea, and the two in combination form the Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path National Trail, one of 15 National Trails[2] in England and Wales. It links to the Angles Way and the Wherryman's Way at Great Yarmouth, and to both ends of the Weavers' Way, at Cromer and Great Yarmouth. In December 2014, the trail was extended to Sea Palling and forms part of the England Coast Path.[3] In October 2016, the trail was further extended to Hopton-on-Sea.[4]

The Norfolk Coast Path passes through or near:-

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/peddars-way-and-norfolk-coast-path/
  2. ^ http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/
  3. ^ "Norfolk Coast Path inc England Coast Path". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Walkers to enjoy new stretch of coast path in Norfolk". GOV.UK. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
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