Norfolk, and areas surrounding the treehouse are ideal for walking and bike – riding, but also for taking in the beautiful countryside, picturesque and homely villages, plus agricultural landscapes.

Explore the real Norfolk by walking on the National, coastal and riverside trails or on small country roads.

Walk from the treehouse to the villages of Gateley and also Great Ryburgh, which has a village shop and a chippy. Or on the outskirts of the village of North Elmham, 2 miles away from the treehouse, is County school, with a footpath which runs adjacent to the disused Mid Norfolk railway; and additionally a seasonal and weekend café within the station house. The path takes you beside the river towards the village centre, which has an old Saxon Cathedral ruin, a village shop, tearoom with post office and two pubs.

For a short but beautiful and idyllic walk along a small country road is Bintree Mill ( 3 miles from the treehouse). The 16th century Mill sits along the river Wensum and is a local beauty spot with a plethora of wildlife. Furthermore, you could follow the road to the village of Bintree where, you will find Algy’s farm shop and a homely and country pub, The Royal Oak.

Wensum Way is a 12 mile long walk connecting the Gressenhalll Rural Life museum with Lenwade. It incorporates the countryside of the river Wensum, a site of special scientific interest in Mid Norfolk, allowing you to soak in the beauty of the scenery.  About 5 miles from the treehouse is the section from Gressenhall to Swanton Morley, Or you could try Swanton Morley to Elsing, which is 4.5 miles long and takes in the banks of the river Wensum. However, there is also a 4 mile stretch from Elsing to Lenwade incorporating Sparham pools which is a nature reserve, made up of tranquil manmade lakes.

Norfolk Coastal path is 85 miles long, running along the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it runs from West Norfolk- Hunstanton to Hopton on sea in the south of the county. Along the way you will find Holkham and Wells-Next-To-The-Sea. Holkham, One of the more popular beaches in Norfolk is also a Nature Reserve and is accompanied by a Hall and Estate, which includes an award winning pub. Wells is known for it’s colourful beach huts, dog friendly sandy beach and the town, a mile walk from the beach is bustling and full of life, filled with local gift shops, delis and cafes, pubs and award winning fish and chip shops.

Wherryman’s Way is a riverside walk 37 miles long, incorporating historic ruins, pretty villages, riverside pubs and sites of special scientific interest of the Yare valley. It runs from between the riverside, opposite Norwich train station, walking by the river Yare to the Norfolk broads and finishing at Great Yarmouth train station.

Fen Rivers Way runs for 50 miles from Cambridge, and runs through Ely, Kings Lynn and Downham Market. Following the rivers, draining across the fens into the wash. The Fens have a distinctive landscape and historical market towns. It incorporates the significant Ouse wash nature reserve.

Blakeney Point Walk  is a 3.5 linear walk out to Blakeney point from the Norfolk wildlife trust car park at Cley beach. It takes you through Blakeney National Nature Reserve,  another Norfolk Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, passing through marshes, shingle and sand dunes with plenty of wildlife.

Weavers way is a 61 mile trail starting at Cromer, a popular seaside town, through the picturesque countryside to Great Yarmouth in the East. Along the trail you will find Blickling and Felbrigg Hall, Thurne Mill, and Breydon marshes.

Paston way from Cromer to North Walsham is 22 miles, incorporating pretty villages, farmland, and historic churches.

Nar valley way is 34 miles long running from Kings Lynn to Gressenhall Rural Life Museum. It follows the course of the river Nar and includes public rights of way, small roads, and tracks. This is where the landscape of the Brecks meets the fen landscape – Part of the trail is a geocaching route.

Marriots Way is a 26 miles long footpath, bridleway and cycle route, it follows the route of two disused railway lines from Norwich to Aylsham, it incorporates local history, countryside and wildlife which passes the beautiful Wensum valley and Whitwell common and railway station.

Nelson Way is 404 miles long celebrating Britain’s naval heritage with its long linking to Burnham Thorpe – Admiral Horatio Nelson’s birth place, through to HMS Victory, Nelson’s flagship in the battle of Trafalgar at Portsmouth historic dockyard. In our opinion, the most beautiful part of the walk is from Burnham Thorpe to Holkham, which is 11 miles long incorporating Holkham nature reserve and landscapes such as wetlands, beach, and marsh.

Pedders Way starts in Holkham, next the sea and on the Norfolk Coast, follows a roman road to Knettishall Heath country Park near Thetford. It takes you past Medieval churches, ancient castles, pretty villages and over landscapes such as heathland.

Boudica Way named after warrior and Queen of the Icini tribe who inhabited the area, it runs for 36 miles from Norwich to Diss.