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Walked this around 30 years ago - fab!

If you're looking to do a shorter long-distance walk this is a good one to start with as it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denise G
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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Peddar Sway

The name is often corrupted to Pedlars Way, people mixing it up with the Peddlar of Swaffham... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
tyketyke
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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A 46-mile route that starts on Knettishall Heath and follows along flat landscape across Norfolk to the sea, part of which follows an old Roman road through the countryside.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking to do a shorter long-distance walk this is a good one to start with as it's almost 100% on the flat! Stunning scenery.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Denise G
Reviewed 21 November 2018

The name is often corrupted to Pedlars Way, people mixing it up with the Peddlar of Swaffham (fascinating story). It's roman and Peddars Way is simply a footpath (think pedometer, pedal etc). It's a great way (sorry) of sampling Norfolk. Start near Thetford and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Unlike most people I didn't walk Pedders Way I drove it behind My four grand horses in a very comfortable carriage taking two days starting from Knettishall Heath following sandy tracks north we spent a night with friends near to castle Acre meeting many others...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A long distance footpath abot 50 miles long. You dont have to walk it all at once :) It follows a Roman road along an old trackway It starts at Knettishall Heath in Suffolk and i joins the Norfolk Coast Path at Holme-next-the-Sea. Remember the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

How far can you go ? A pleasant walk though a little awkward in places . Do not take a pram or small children .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Most people walk from near Thetford to Hunstanton (south to north) in three days, staying two nights en route. The Hunstanton end is reached from near Ringstead and is a gentle walk down from the "East Anglian Heights" to join the cliff top at Old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I have just completed the Peddar's Way with my dad (60+). We condensed it to 3 days which was very manageable but we did have the advantage of being dropped and collected at convenient start finish points. For info. these were Little Cressingham first night...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Yetitours
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Loved taking a stroll on this path with the dog . well sign posted and taking in the lovely views. a lot more to this path to complete but very impressed what i have managed to do.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jolsonsboss
Reviewed 4 June 2017

As avid walkers who have done plenty of long distance paths, this was another walk to tick off the list. It wasn't particularly interesting lots of fields, lots of road/track with hedges either side, very little shade, most of the villages you pass through have...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We only managed a short walk on part of this route but really enjoyed the location and views. We walked along from Old Hunstanton and would like to continue along the route when we are back in the area.

Date of experience: April 2017
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