Cromer to Sheringham Circular Walk
Enjoy nice beaches and great coastal views from Beeston Cliffs on this circular walk along the Norfolk coast. After visiting Sheringham the route returns via the Norfolk Coast Path and Beacon Hill, Norfolk's highest point.
The walk starts next to the pier in Cromer and heads west along the English Coast Path to Muckle Hill. You continue along the beach to West Runton before coming to Sheringham. Here you can enjoy refreshments before retracing your steps for about half a mile. Then you can pick up a section of the Norfolk Coast Path which climbs south away from the coast. This will take you to the 103 metres (338 ft) high Beacon Hill which is run by the National Trust. There's some nice woodland trails here with great views of the sea.
After exploring Beacon Hill the walk descends back into Cromer.
Cromer to Sheringham Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Cromer to Sheringham Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Cromer to Sheringham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Cromer to Sheringham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The Lobster in Sheringham is a fine place for some refreshments. They do excellent food and have a suntrap garden to relax in on finer days. You can find it at postcode NR26 8JP.
The coastal paths, beaches and country trails make for a fine dog walk. The Lobster mentioned above is also very dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
You can extend your exercise by heading east along the coast on the Cromer to Overstrand Walk. It's a great cliff top path with wonderful sea views and a visit to Cromer Lighthouse and the village of Overstrand.
If you continue west along the coast path it will take you to the lovely Cley Marshes Nature Reserve where there are a number of pools and lagoons with lots of wildlife to look out for.
Also in Sheringham is the delightful Sheringham Park and Kelling Heath. Both are located just to the west of the town and have miles of good walking trails to try.
At West Runton you can pick up the West Runton and Beeston Bump Circular Walk. This will take you up to the highest point in Norfolk and an ancient Roman Camp.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Norfolk Walks page.