There are loads of great ways to get active and stay active outdoors in our local area. Click on the links below for info on some of the fun ways you can move your body to keep active during this time.
Get great tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home from Sport England. Join the Movement and share how you’re getting active during this time.
Running is a great way to improve your fitness and stamina and stay active.
Couch to 5k – Couch to 5k aims to get you from zero to 5k in 9 weeks, by following an easy step by step guide. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
Parkrun – In the absence of the usual Saturday morning events this is an alternative for people to participate in a 5k walk, jog or run. You choose your route and follow the appropriate guidelines for physical activity wherever you are based. Parkrun is free and Adults can join from 15+ and the junior route is suitable for 4-14 years. You can register your time if you already have a parkrun profile or you can sign up for one here: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/
Run Sandringham – Complete 5k or Half Marathon as a continuous race, on the route of your choice at your own pace. Run any time from 1 – 31 January. Your “12 registration includes a printable bib and a race certificate and medal in the post. Minimum age for 5k is 11 and 17 for half marathon.
Walking is a great way to keep moving and stay active outdoors in your local area, and is perfect for family time.
Treasure Trails – Try something new with friends and family and explore with a Treasure Trail – an imaginative and fun way to discover and learn about different areas of the UK. Go on one of our Trails to make the most of the variety that Norfolk has to offer, with historic towns and villages as well as a host of locations in The Broads National Park and the Norfolk Coast to explore. Treasure Trails are perfect for the whole family and suitable for all ages.
King’s Lynn Weird Walk – This short walk will guide you to what might be one of Norfolk’s most haunted buildings, an exorcist’s house, the place where a witch’s heart bounced to the river and far more … on a walk that highlights Lynn’s weirder side.
Interactive map – Interactive map of walks and cycling routes in Norfolk
Nar Valley Way – There are a variety of free circular, short and long walks available on the Nar Valley Way suitable for all ages.
Munzee – Munzee is an exciting 21st century scavenger hunt for everyone to enjoy and it’s a great way to explore Norfolk. Have fun competing with your friends and family to hunt and capture a trail of QR codes hidden in the surroundings.
Gaywood Valley Activities – The Treasures of the Gaywood Valley are a series of free exciting interactive circular walks in West Norfolk complete with treasure maps, walk instructions and fun activities to do along the way, suitable for all ages and abilities.
Geocaching – Geocaching is a free modern day treasure hunt and is enjoyed across the world by adults and children alike. You just need a smart phone or other GPS device to help track down the hidden caches. Caches vary in size and shape and some are even hidden as fake rocks or logs so you can really test your detective skills.
Rambling – Find a group walk or a route that has been verified by Ramblers.org. Subject to COVID restrictions. Sutable for age 15+ years.
Dersingham Bog – Dersingham Bog Walk is a 8.0 kilometer loop trail located near King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.
Sandringham – Explore the most popular trails near Sandringham with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers. Parking charges may apply.
Bawsey Country Park – Bawsey Country Park offers a variety of activities and experiences that bring you closer to nature and allows you to explore the hundreds of acres as a family. Parking changes may apply.
Reffley Wood – Reffley Wood is a 52.4-hectare (129.4-acre) site located a few miles east of the centre of King’s Lynn, directly adjoining the town’s urban fringe and accessed off the A148 (Grimston Road) to the north and the A149 (Queen Elizabeth Way) to the east.
Best Trails nr. Kings Lynn – Looking for a great trail near King’s Lynn, Norfolk? AllTrails has 15 great trail running trails, walking trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers.
Shouldham Warren – Shouldham Warren is a wooded area on the edge of the fens, located a short distance to the north of the village of Shouldham with a track to the parking and picnic area. 2 marked walk, yellow walk – 1k and red walk 3k.
Snettisham Woodland – This woodland walk is away from the hustle and bustle of the seaside towns and you can experience a little peace and quiet in the wood as well as enjoy some great views over the Wash from the edge of the wood.
River side walks – The Fen Rivers Way, a long distance path running for nearly 80km between the historic settlements of Cambridge and King’s Lynn, traces the course of rivers that drain slowly across the Fens into the Wash. The walk along the river here at Denver takes in part of the Fen Rivers Way.
Fen Rivers Way – The Fen Rivers Way runs for nearly 50 miles between the historic settlements of King’s Lynn and Cambridge, tracing the course of rivers that drain slowly across the Fens into the Wash.
Cycling is a great way to stay active outdoors and explore your local area.
Cycling Routes – If you have a cycle rack for your car then look no further. Here are some great routes to enjoy in a variety of locations through Norfolk. Lots of off road cycling with guidance on places to avoid!