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Weavers Way

Weavers’ Way is a long distance footpath running for 61 miles between Cromer and Great Yarmouth. It is named after the once important weaving industry, which flourished in the Middle Ages around North Walsham.


Weavers Way is a 56 mile walking route from Cromer to Great Yarmouth passing through Hanworth, Blickling, Aylsham, Acle and Halvergate. The name Waeavers Way comes from the cloth industry that was once a major industry in the area, leaving its mark with extraordinarily grand churches and historic country manor houses.

Directions to start:The walk starts from the pier of the delightful seaside town of Cromer. The town was first mentioned in 1262 as a port known for crab fishing (for which it is still famous) and became a fashionable health resort by the time of the eighteenth century.

Parking: Cromer.

Distance from nearest train station (please name station): Cromer.

Points of interest: Cromer, Great Yarmouth, Blickling Hall.

Weavers Way
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2EN