Walking

Thanks to 2020, the nation has discovered their love for walking for all the great benefits it offers, from keeping us sane to keeping us in physical health. ‘Fitness’ and sport may not be for everyone but walking can be easily combined into our daily routines and tasks. Within a short walk of White Rose Park, there are many amenities, including: local schools, the doctors, dental practice, Asda supermarket, public houses and public parks. Plan a walking route with Google Maps.

You could use your voucher towards some new trainers, walking boots or a fitness watch to track your walks.


Top 3 Benefits of Walking

• Maintaining body weight and lower the risk of obesity;

• Improvements to your mood and wellbeing; and also

• Encouraging productivity and improving creativity!

Leisure walks and runs close to White Rose Park

Hellesdon and Norwich have so many great walks and runs within reach, including a local Park Run at Sloughbottom Park!

Marriotts Way

A 27-mile disused railway track which links to many other walks or parts of Norwich.

Norwich Riverside Walk

A 2.5-mile walk along the River Wensum which goes through the center of Norwich.

Mousehold Heath

A great heath land and woodland open space located in the north of Norwich.

Sloughbottom Park

Grassy park offering sports fields, a playground and BMX track. Also held here is a Parkrun (when permitted).


Issues in the local area?

Have you noticed an issue in the local area, such as overgrowth, damaged bus stops or obstructions? Did you know, you can report these directly to Norfolk County Council. You can also track the status of your report too.


Walk with others!

Would you prefer to walk with others for leisure purposes? The Norwich Ramblers are a mixed group of people who meet every weekend (when Government guidance allows). Discover new walks together and you can even take your dogs too! Visit Norwich Ramblers for more information.


Find out more

Select below to find out more information on the different options available to you

Walking

Discover local walking routes & find out which amenities can be reached by foot.

Cycling

Whatever your cycling ability, here is some advice and top tips to keep you pedalling.

Bus Travel

Unsure on the local bus services? Here we give you all the information you need to utilise public transport.

Train Travel

Your nearest train station is Norwich. Find out more about the station, routes and discounts available.

Community Travel

If you require some extra assistance to use public transport, find out what services are available to you.

Greener Car Travel

Car travel is sometimes essential but we have some tips on how to make car journeys more economical.