Wherryman's Way

Distance: 56km (35 Miles) Max Height: 23m (75ft) Ascent: 253m (830ft) Start: Norwich Finish: Great Yarmouth
Waymarks: Views: History: Wildlife: Overall:

The Wheerymans Way is a long distance path linking Norwich with Great Yarmouth and follows a 35 mile route along the River Yare. The route is as close as you can walk to the route that Wherrys took from the coast into Norwich. Highlights on the walk include a view up to Burgh Castle Roman Fort, Berney Arms Mill, Reedham Ferry, Hardley Flood Nature Reserve, Ruins of Langley Abbey, Rockland Broad, Ruins of St Saviours Church in Surlingham and Whitlingham Country Park. The walk is generally completed over two days with a stop off around Loddon.

Highlights Along The Route:
Norwich, River Yare, Whitlingham Country Park, Brammerton Staithe, Surlingham Church Marsh (RSPB), Ted Ellis Nature Reserve, Rockland Broad, Langley Abbey, Hardley Cross, Hardley Flood, Loddon, Reedham Ferry, Reedham, Berney Arms Mill, RSPB Breydon Water, Great Yarmouth

Route Completed 1st April 2021

  20th March 2020
Part 1
The Wherrymans Way
Norwich to Rockland St Mary
Distance: 20.1km (12.48 Miles)
Ascent: 150m (492ft)
Time: 5 Hours 36 Minutes