Hundreds join mass protest walk over footpath closure

Up to a thousand people joined a mass protest walk on the Norfolk coast, against landowners who they say are trying to block a coastal path. The protest took place at Snettisham beach.

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Hundreds join protest walk over plans to close coastal footpath

Hundreds joined the mass protest walk along the coast at Snettisham Credit: ITV News Anglia

Up to one thousand walkers turned out to take part in a mass protest walk along the Norfolk coast at Snettisham.

They are campaigning against landowners who they say are trying to block the coastal path there.

Signs have been put up telling walkers to keep off the coastal path Credit: ITV News Anglia

They walked along the path at Snettisham in West Norfolk, where the owners of some properties are trying to put forward a case that walkers along this stretch are trespassing.

The local Parish Council insists it is a public right of way and the matter goes to a public inquiry next month.

The line of walkers stretched right across the coastline Credit: ITV News Anglia
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