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Distance

9.86 mi

Elevation gain

164 ft

Technical difficulty

Moderate

Elevation loss

164 ft

Max elevation

95 ft

Trailrank

51

Min elevation

-45 ft

Trail type

Loop

Coordinates

872

Uploaded

December 10, 2021

Recorded

December 2021

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near Gunton, England (United Kingdom)

CAUTION: In stormy weather and surge tides, avoid the beach.
CAUTION: Take care crossing the A47 twice.

Park at the North Beach car park (Links Road), Gunton.
Head north along the beach as far as you can get.
With erosion, this varies with the seasons and repair works.
Head north through Corton staying as close to the coast as possible.
Soon after the White Horse (refreshments), turn left, west, into Station Road.
After 60 metres, turn right, north, along an alley.
Back at Church Lane, continue north for 100 metres.
Depending on the conditions, decide if the cliff-top path is safe to use.
There is a sign indicating the footpath is closed. Many walkers ignore this sign.
The alternative is to continue on Church Lane.
Where the road bends left towards Saint Bartholomew's Church, turn right, NE, and soon right, east.
Head back to the coastal path. At the cliff edge, continue left, north, passing the static caravans.
Head inland to pass the disused radar site and return to the coast path afterwards.
In hopton, head left, NW, along Beach Road. Turn right, north, along the Coast Road.
Turn left west, along Station Road.
Turn right, north, along Lowestoft Road. Optionally pause at the White Hart for refreshments.
The White Hart also marks the end of the "Creeks" track.
Turn left, west, along Hall Road. Take care crossing the A47 and continue west along Hall Road.
Turn left, south, along Dorking Road.
After a terraced block of eight houses, turn left, south along the footpath.
At Jay Lane, kink left and right and continue south, hedge right.
Near woodland, turn right, west, towards the trees. After 160 metres, turn left, south.
After 200 metres, head right, SW, diagonally across the field towards Blundeston.
Head south along the Pippins. Turn right and left and head south along Orchard Lane.
At the end, turn left, east along the footpath.
After the pond, turn right, south along Market Lane for 100 metres.
For refreshments at the Plough, continue south or turn left, east, and cross the field, NE.
At the house go left for a few metres, then right, SE, across another field.
Cross a woodland belt. Turn left, NE, for 75 metres, hedge left.
Turn right, east, and cross the field passing trees left. Head east towards the farm.
Stay on the field perimeter path, hedge left and head east.
At Gorleston Road, head north. At the roundabout, cross the A47 with extra care and head east.
Use the footpath running south of the parallel lane. Continue SE across the field.
At woodland, head SE, then east. At the houses, head east then right, south, to Wheatacre Drive.
Turn right, south along Station Road for 110 metres.
Turn left, east, along an alley into Mills Drive. Turn right, south along The Street.
Ignore the B1385 junction and continue south. Soon, turn right into woodland.
Meander south, theme park right. At the car park, turn left east.
Cross Corton Road and head east into heathland. Head right, south, staying on high ground, avoiding the road.
There may be construction work obstructing this leg. Divert if necessary.
At Links Road, turn left and return to the car park.

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Car park

TM 55084 95282, Links Road

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  • Photo of TM 55084 95282, Links Road
  • Photo of TM 55084 95282, Links Road
  • Photo of TM 55084 95282, Links Road
TM 55084 95282, Links Road
Provisioning

Hopton, White Hart

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Hopton, White Hart
Provisioning

Hopton, Turnstone

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Hopton, Turnstone
Provisioning

Blundeston, Plough

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Blundeston, Plough
Provisioning

Corton, White Horse

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  • Photo of Corton, White Horse
Corton, White Horse
Provisioning

Coffee Rush

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  • Photo of Coffee Rush
  • Photo of Coffee Rush
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Coffee Rush
River

Spring

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  • Photo of Spring
Spring
Risk

A47 Crossing

Risk

A47 Crossing

Risk

Unsafe during storms and surge tides

Risk

Cliff Collapse Risk

Risk

Cliff Collapse Risk

Car park

Corton Woods

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Corton Woods
Ruins

Saint Margaret Ruins

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Saint Margaret Ruins
Religious site

Saint Margaret

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Saint Margaret

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