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Barton Broad boardwalk, Broads National Park

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Barton Broad boardwalk
© Percy Hunter
Barton Broad boardwalk
© Percy Hunter
Barton Broad boardwalk
© Percy Hunter

Walk details

This short stroll on the southern edge of Barton Broad follows a boardwalk that unlocks a secretive woodland in the Broads National Park.

This boardwalk is easily accessible by wheelchair and takes you on a journey of discovery into a lost world, which has remained isolated for half a century.

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The mystery trail leads through a swampy, wildlife-filled woodland, emerging to give you glorious panoramic views over the second largest of the Norfolk Broads.

TOG VERDICT: The Norfolk Broads may be more famous for their waterways, but this short walk proves you can have just as much fun on foot as on boats in this beautiful National Park.

Carpark: Barton Broad Main Carpark, Long Rd, Norwich, NR12 8XP

trainNearest Train (or tube) Station(s):
Wroxham, Norwich

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Make sure to take a map and compass, and know how to use them before going into our National Parks #BeAdventureSmart

Tips for New Walkers: click here to download (PDF).

Remember to prepare properly before heading out on any type of walk or outdoor activity. Tell people where you are going and what time you are expected back. As Wainwright says "There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing".

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