Walking in the Brecks is an instant holiday. There's always something different to see, whatever the season. Take a local route or follow an ancient trackway such as the Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path National Trail.
Top Tip - The Brecks Bus and Flexibus are available to help visitors get out and about in the countryside. For more information visit:
Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path National Trail- A quarter of this distinctive route lies within the Brecks, starting at Knettishall Heath through to Holme-next-the-Sea. Peddars Way is suitable for people with special access needs and most of it is open to cyclists. 67 miles / 107 km.
The Icknield Way Path- Knettishall Heath to the Berkshire Ridgeway, via the Chilterns.105 miles/165km.
Angles Way- The ‘Broads to the Brecks' path, linking Knettishall Heath with Great Yarmouth via the Little Ouse and Waveney valleys. 77 miles / 124 km.
Iceni Way- Knettishall Heath to Holme-next-the-Sea via Brandon and the Fens.
The Harling Drove- Covering between Roudham Heath and Bromehill at Weeting, connecting with Peddars Way. Much of the trail is off-road on sandy tracks. 10 miles/16.25 km
The Little Ouse Path- A gentle meandering walk through the Little Ouse valley, total route is off-road.
10 mile/16.25 km
The Weeting Village Trail- Easy circular route visiting some of the local features of interest. For the more adventurous there are footpath links to other parts of the parish and further afield. 3 miles/5 km
Aspal Close- Local nature reserve with wheelchair accessible path leading from car park. (www.forest-heath.gov.uk) 01638 719000
Brandon Country Park- Tree and Heritage trails. Contact Brandon Country Park on 01842 810185
Brandon Riverside Walks-Footpaths near the Little Ouse. Contact Forest Heath District Council (www.forest-heath.gov.uk) 01638 719000
Cockley Cley Lake-Lakeside nature trail. Contact 01760 724588
Knettishall Heath Country Park- Four waymarked trails through heathland, woodland and riverside.
The Lark Valley Path-Bury St Edmunds to Mildenhall along the Lark Valley.
Contact The Lark Valley Association: 0870 8030263.
Thetford Forest High Lodge-Ten waymarked forest trails. Contact Forestry Commission www.forestry.gov.uk 01842 810271.
West Stow Country Park-‘Impact of Man' and nature trails. Contact West Stow Country Park & Anglo-Saxon Village (www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk) 01284 728718
The Ramblers Association- Head Office:0207 3598500, Norfolk Area:01953 861094, Suffolk Area:01842 761239.
The Icknield Way Association- publishes a comprehensive Walkers' Guide and accommodation list for the Icknield Way Path. www.icknieldwaypath.co.uk
The Long Distance Walkers Association- provides information, support and events for those interested in long distance walking www.ldwa.org.uk