Viewed 97 times, downloaded 2 times
near Gariannonvm Roman Fort and site of Celtic Manastery, England (United Kingdom)
CAUTION: The leg beside Breydon Water is very exposed.
Visit during clement weather.
Avoid if storm surge tides are predicted.
Park at the Burgh Castle Roman Fort car park. This closes at 6pm.
From the car park, head west to the church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.
From the church, head north to Church Road, then left, west, on a woodland path.
Drop down to the waterside and head NW, waterway left.
Follow the flood wall, mostly NE, all the way to Great Yarmouth.
Follow the river Yare via Critten's Road and Steam Mill Lane.
Turn left and cross the Yare. Turn left, NW, along North Quay.
Bear left and cross the river Bure. This marks the end of the Angles Way.
Head to the railway station. Here there are seats for a break.
The 2.25 mile leg in urban Great Yarmouth has little merit but there are some good river views and historic buildings.
It's possible to walk to the railway station and return via Breydon Water at 10 miles.
Alternatively, double back and cross the Bure and Yare again.
Now head SW along the busy A1234, Pasteur Road, keeping right.
Cross the A12, now rebranded the A47, to attract more highways funding.
Head south with the Gapton Park retail zone on the right.
There's a McDonald's here if you need toilets.
Head south along Gapton Hall Road for 670 metres.
Turn right, west, onto a damp footpath, industrial zone left.
At a farm track, turn left, south, for 240 metres.
Turn right, west, hedge right. Continue west across several fields.
Continue west along the High Road.
Turn right, north, into the quieter Back Lane. This soon bends left, west.
Follow Back Lane to the Queen's Head, refreshments.
Turn right, west, and first left, south, along Butt Lane.
Turn right, west, into the Roman Fort car park.
Burgh Castle, TG 47956 04989
Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Burgh Castle, Queens Head
Great Yarmouth Train Station