11 October 2023
Mattishall sign
Mattishall Bus walk

A longer walk (6½ miles), taking the Konect 4 service from Dereham to Mattishall and walking back.

This walk was part of the Walk Norfolk festival, details at Pathmakers, (link opens in a new tab) which said:

Discover the charming fusion of town and countryside on this delightful walk from Mattishall to Dereham. This linear walk takes you on a journey through varied landscapes, from bustling town pavements to tranquil country roads, tracks, and footpaths.

The adventure begins as you board the bus from Dereham to Mattishall, offering you a convenient and eco-friendly way to start your exploration. Please ensure you have your bus pass or fare ready for this part of the journey. Arriving in the picturesque village of Mattishall, you'll feel a sense of anticipation for the walk ahead.

Setting off from Mattishall, you'll find yourself immersed in the tranquility of the countryside. As you tread along meandering country roads, you'll be treated to scenic views of rolling fields, and perhaps even a glimpse of local wildlife.

The route seamlessly blends paths and tracks, offering a mix of terrains to keep your journey engaging. Traverse footpaths that wind through fields, and enjoy the soothing rustle of leaves as you pass by hedgerows that have stood the test of time. Along the way, you'll notice the absence of stiles, making for a smooth and uninterrupted stride.

Please come prepared with suitable footwear and clothing according to the weather on the day.

Walking across field
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