Travel to Holkham
Walking takes place on a three mile stretch of the Holkham Estate in north Norfolk.
Holkham is two miles west of Wells-next-the-Sea on the main A149, within easy reach of Norwich on the A1067, King's Lynn on the A148, and London and Cambridge from the M11 and the A10. Brown tourist signs indicate the route from Fakenham following the B1105 and A149 road from Wells-next-the-Sea. For satellite navigation, the Holkham Hall's postcode is NR23 1AB. Free car-parking is available in Lady Anne's Drive in the overflow Walking car park, opposite the main entrance to Holkham Hall. Collect your parking pass from the box office on arrival. From here you will be taken by mini-bus to the (secret) starting point of Walking.
The nearest train stations are King's Lynn (approximately 23 miles from Holkham), which is served by hourly trains running from King's Cross, London with First Capital - journey time is approximately 1hr 40mins; and Sheringham (approx 20 miles), which is served by a regular service from Norwich with Greater Anglia - total journey time from London Liverpool Street is 3hours 15mins
From King's Lynn and Sheringham, you can take a bus direct to the Walking site - see below.
The Norfolk Coasthopper runs from both King's Lynn and Sheringham to Holkham. The main bus stop is on the main road through Holkham at the Victoria pub. For the Coasthopper timetable click here. From King's Lynn, total journey time to Holkham Victoria is 1hr 30mins. From Sheringham, journey time is 50mins.