‘Walk to Walsingham’ in aid of carers

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd September 2019

Register for the Walk to Walsingham


Everyone welcome – Enjoy the Norfolk countryside while helping others!

Support local unpaid carers and at the same time enjoy a challenge walking through the beautiful Norfolk countryside from Norwich to Walsingham.

The journey will follow an ancient pilgrimage route, beginning at Norwich Cathedral and ending in Walsingham on the Sunday.



The stages of the walk will be:

Day 1: Norwich Cathedral to Lyng
Day 2: Lyng to Great Ryburgh
Day 3: Great Ryburgh to Walsingham.

Map of Norwich to Walsingham route

You can:

  • Choose to walk the whole route or walk the distance you are comfortable with
  • Camp overnight or join the walk during the day
  • Enjoy celebrations when completing the walk at Walsingham
  • Raise sponsorship to help others.

Get involved!

Sign up now via Eventbrite. Places will be limited so sign up as early as you can.

When registering for the walk, for ‘Select a date’ choose Friday 20th September, and the options will then allow you to choose which specific date(s) you would like to join the walk.

Once registered, you can set up your own fundraising page on the Virgin Money Giving website. Go to the main Walking4Norfolk fundraising page and click on ‘Start fundraising’ to create your own individual sponsorship page.

Watch ITV Anglia’s broadcast on the Walk to Walsingham to hear about some of the challenges that young carers face and how you can support them by taking part

Launch of the Walk to Walsingham at the Forum, Norwich on 14th June 2019

Find out about a day in the life of a young carer:

This short animation gives an insight into the lives of young carers and encourages young carers to seek support: