Ten places to enjoy dog walks in Norfolk and Suffolk

Taking their dog Buster for a walk in the sunshine are Kevin Gower and his mum Shirley Gower at Grea

Taking their dog Buster for a walk in the sunshine are Kevin Gower and his mum Shirley Gower at Great Hockham woods. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The Dogs Trust Snetterton rehoming centre has compiled their top 10 places to enjoy beautiful walks with your four-legged friends.

Dog owners enjoy the Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Knettishall Heath. Picture: Simon Parker

Dog owners enjoy the Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Knettishall Heath. Picture: Simon Parker - Credit: Archant

Great Hockham woods, near Watton -

Plenty of trails to discover and the woods boasts a fantastic picnic area for the whole family including your pooch.

Afternoon sunshine rests on the Red Mount Chapel in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Afternoon sunshine rests on the Red Mount Chapel in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt


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Knettishall heath, near Thetford -

An ancient place where the heath stretches far. Riversides, woodland and trails for the family to explore.

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Thetford Warren Lodge. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Thetford Warren Lodge. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2015

The Walks, Kings Lynn -

Historic and great fun for the children. The 42 acre park has lovely walks which take in the runes.

Santon Downham. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Santon Downham. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2015

Thetford Warren Lodge -

The English Heritage site built in around 1400 by the Prior of Thetford. Fun to explore with four-legged friends.

The beach at Winterton .
Picture: James Bass

The beach at Winterton . Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Santon Downham walks -

Different trails to follow, from easy to more advanced. Suitable for all ages and dogs there are lovely walks through the woodland areas.

Redgrave and Lopham Fen. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Redgrave and Lopham Fen. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2016

Winterton on Sea Beach -

The all-year-round dog-friendly beach boasts long sandy beaches for your dogs to let off some steam.

A beautiful autumn morning at Fairhaven woodland and water gardens. Picture: James Bass

A beautiful autumn morning at Fairhaven woodland and water gardens. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2015

Redgrave and Lopham Fen, near Diss -

National nature reserve which is full of wildlife and plenty to explore. Dogs must stay on leads.

The beach huts at Wells. Picture: Ian Burt

The beach huts at Wells. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden, South Walsham -

130 acres of cultivated wild and natured plants, the site also has woodlands and tearooms.

Brandon Country Park in the Winter sunshine. Picture: Rebecca Murphy

Brandon Country Park in the Winter sunshine. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant

Wells-next-the-Sea -

Easy to find and park, this sandy beach has unusual beach huts that are pleasing on the eye. Perfect for dog walking.

Brandon Country Park -

A mixture of walking trails in woodland and heathland. A lovely adventure outdoors for every member of the family.

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