7 riverside walks to try in Norfolk with a pub pit stop
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After an afternoon strolling along one of the county's scenic rivers, what could be better than stopping for a drink?
Here are seven riverside walks in Norfolk that have a pub pit-stop.
The walk in this quiet riverside village takes you from the Ferry Inn pub down the River Bure and past the Stracey Arms Mill.
There are views of the marshes, the river and the countryside with lots of opportunities to spot wildlife.
This is a shorter walk from the High Street to River Chet, with views of the marshes and the butterbur on the banks of the river.
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There are a handful of pubs in the town that can be enjoyed after the walk.
3. Castle Acre
Stretching from West Acre to Castle Acre, this walk is six miles and circular with views of the Norman castle and the priory.
There are two pubs in Castle Acre to enjoy, The Ostrich and the George & Dragon.
This circular walk is almost six miles from Coltishall and Hoveton. It is mainly flat with one steep hill on mostly soft ground.
There are pubs in both Coltishall, like the Rising Sun, and Hoveton.
This walk takes you along the River Wensum and through the Cathedral Quarter in a circular route with views of Cow Tower, Pull's Ferry and the Cathedral.
There are multiple pubs on this route such as the Adam and Eve, the Ribs of Beef and the Playhouse.
6. King's Lynn
This circular walk takes you through The Walks, a 42-acre park with a small river, before a riverside stroll along the River Great Ouse.
There is a number of pubs around the park and on the river including The Fenman, The White Hart and more.
7. Burgh Castle
This 1.5-mile loop begins at one of the best-preserved Roman sites in the country, a fort built in the third century that kept Saxon raiders at bay.
By the river is the Fisherman's Inn but there is also a handful of pubs in the village.