The Marriott's Way provides a lovely green corridor from the heart of Norwich into the countryside along a disused railway.
Beginning close to the River Wensum, the route continues through farmland, woodland and water meadows. Look out for the local flora and fauna - the closure of the railway was good news for the trackside vegetation as well as the wildlife that now inhabits it. You may see jays, magpies, green woodpeckers and wrens. There's also a wide range of plant life, including primroses and wild strawberries, and a variety of insects, particularly butterflies and moths.
There is a wealth of public art along the route with rail sculptures every mile which can be used both to mark your progress and as seats for a well-earned rest. There are benches and bridges inscribed with poetry and thoughtful words and concrete sculptures that represent the railway heritage.
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.