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Wells-next-the-Sea & Holkham Park
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Photo from the walk - Wells-next-the-Sea & Holkham Park

County/Area - Norfolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 380 feet / 115 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The extensive beach of Holkham Bay (at low tide), the large village of Wells-next-the-Sea and the grandeur of the 18th century home of the Earl of Leicester, Holkham House, are combined to make this a walk full of interest. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Walk 2101
Holkham Park from Holkham
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

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Walk 3514
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Brancaster to Burnham Overy Staithe
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1804
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Cley next the Sea from Blakeney
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1730
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Blakeney Point from Cley-next-the-Sea
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
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Salthouse from Cley-next-the-Sea
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Walk 3640
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Thornham Circular
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Walk 1654
11.9 miles / 19.0 km away
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Length - 6.7 miles / 10.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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