Great Places to Walk Your Dog in Norwich
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Great Places to Walk Your Dog in Norwich

7 March 2023

Walking our furry friends is such an important part of dog ownership. If you’re borrowing a dog, you might not know the best places to go, so we hope to inspire you with these five local wagtastic walking spots for you and your doggy, borrowed or owned, in Norwich.

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Eaton Park

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You can’t talk wonderful places to walk your dog in Norwich without mentioning Eaton park. With 80 beautiful acres to explore, this is the perfect place to spend a day with your dog. Take advantage of the open space for some off-lead exercise or have a lazy stroll along the park paths.

Eaton Park is home to a unique bandstand and pavilion with a classical charm. You can also find a putting green, a rose garden, skate park, boat pond and pavilion, crazy golf, sports facilities and a beautiful pond at the park. You and your pup will definitely want to return again and again.

Plan your dog walk to Eaton Park.

Waterloo Park

Situated in the north of the city, Waterloo Park is a Grade II listed park and is included in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. There are 19 acres of land, which means there’s plenty of ground for you and your dog to cover together. If you’re visiting in the summer, be sure to stop by the seasonal ice-cream van to get a treat to cool off.

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Plan your dog walk to Waterloo Park.

Chapelfield Gardens

You can find Chapelfield Gardens in the city centre, alongside the shopping centre Intu Chapelfield. The park is a popular destination for people of all ages and an excellent dog walking spot in the heart of the city. It’s also the perfect spot for a picnic if you want to relax with your pup on a nice day. There are loads of events that take place at Chapelfield Gardens, so keep your eye out.

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Plan your dog walk to Chapelfield Gardens.

Earlham Park

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Earlham park is always full of playful pups sniffing trees, playing fetch, or having a scamper around the open fields. This riverside park can be found next to the University of East Anglia. While here, be sure to stop by the dog-friendly Earlham Cafe for a cheap, tasty fry up or a cup of tea.

Plan your dog walk to Earlham Park.

University of East Anglia’s Wildlife Trail

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A lovely nature trail runs around the university’s campus and along the bank of River Yare. There are four different trails you and your dog can follow, and there’s loads of wildlife to enjoy on all of them. It’s the perfect way to get some fresh air, exercise and soak up some gorgeous scenery.

Sheringham Park

Here you’ll find acres upon acres of open space and woodland to explore with your four legged friend with stunning sea views from the lookout tower and gazebo. Your pup can enjoy sniffing around and chasing squirrels while you take in the scenery. Make sure to stop off at the visitor centre and shop for refreshments.

Knettishall Country Park

If you’re looking for a pawsome picnic spot to enjoy with your pooch then this is it. Knettishall Country Park has a good amount of open space and woodland to navigate, as well as plenty of opportunities for your pup to take a dip if they need to cool off during their walk.

Plan your dog walk to UEA’s Wildlife Trail.

High paws - We hope you’re as excited about your next dog walk as we are.

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