A Stroll to the Sea

This walk explores Kessingland’s quiet countryside and beautiful coastline, taking in some lovely views on the way.

Technical sheet
No. 3877028
A Kessingland walk posted on 20/08/20 by Aurelie-21. Update : 20/08/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h20[?]
Distance Distance : 4.52km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 15m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 15m
Highest point Highest point : 20m
Lowest point Lowest point : 3m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Kessingland
Starting point Starting point : N 52.414616° / E 1.723672°
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Description

(D/A) Turn left out of car park. After short distance, turn right down Wash Lane. Keep on lane until sharp left bend. Enter Rider Haggard Lane and almost immediately take footpath off left. Follow path into countryside.

(1) At cross paths, turn left Follow path, then take next path off right. Follow path, ignoring left turn over footbridge, to T junction with track.

(2) Turn right. At cliff and steps, turn right along path (descend steps to visit the beach). Path runs parallel with cliff, then heads inland around garden.

(1) At cross paths, turn left. Follow path through trees, ignoring right split. When track reached, turn right. Follow track between hedges and then houses.

(3) Soon after entrance to Rider Haggard Lane on right, take path left between hedge and fence. Descend steps to beach and turn right. Follow path through dunes parallel with cliffs. At promenade, continue until road joins from right. Turn sharp right and follow road past Sailor’s Home Pub back to car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 5m - Car park
1 : km 1.07 - alt. 14m - Cross paths
2 : km 1.78 - alt. 20m - Cliff Farm Lane
3 : km 3.23 - alt. 15m - Rider Haggard Lane
D/A : km 4.52 - alt. 5m - Car park

Useful Information

Paths and tracks can be muddy after rain. Please be aware of traffic. We recommend high visibility clothing. The path along the cliff is exposed and prone to erosion. The cliffs are unstable, so please keep well away.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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