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Walking and Cycling at Holkham - April to June 2017

Holkham Hall
Wells-next-the-Sea
Norfolk
NR23 1AB

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Tuesday 4th April, 10am

Walking Women – Holkham Park

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and join Holkham’s monthly walks. Meet outside the ticket office in Holkham Park.

Tickets: Free of charge. Car parking charge applies at Beach Road car park.

Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB.

Tuesday 18th April, 10am

Guided Walk of Holkham Nature Reserve - Lady Anne´s Drive

Join one of our Warden’s on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest. Meet by the car parking hut.

Tickets: £5 per person which includes car parking fee for the duration of the walk only. Booking is advisable.

Lady Anne´s Drive, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1RJ

Tuesday 2nd May, 10am

Walking Women – Wells Beach

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and join Holkham’s monthly walks. Meet at the Beach Cafe.

Tickets: Free of charge. Car parking charge applies at Beach Road car park.

Beach Café, Beach Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1DR.

Tuesday 16th May, 10am

Guided Walk of Holkham Nature Reserve - Lady Anne´s Drive

Join one of our Warden’s on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest. Meet by the car parking hut.

Tickets: £5 per person which includes car parking fee for the duration of the walk only. Booking is advisable.

Lady Anne´s Drive, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1RJ

Sunday 21st May, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Spring Tours of the Private Gardens

Join one of our landscape team to enjoy a wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens at Holkham Hall, which are normally closed to the public.

See the spectacular arboretum with its many unusual and rare specimen trees, the magnolia trees and the Tulip Tree resplendent at this time of year, the new foliage emerging on the acers and the carpet of bluebells in a variety of colours.

View the intricate patterns of the formal parterres on the terraces surrounding Holkham Hall, designed by leading landscape gardener W.A. Nesfield in the 19th century. His work can also be found at Kew Gardens.

There will be time to take in the idyllic atmosphere of the shell garden with its tree ferns and newly renovated shell house, the internal walls of which are beautifully decorated with an array of different shell patterns.

Booking is essential as these tours are popular. Meet by the ticket office. Each tour will last approximately one hour. We are sorry, but dogs are not permitted on the tours. We suggest you wear suitable footwear for walking in parkland and come prepared for all weathers.

Tickets: Adult £9, Child £4.50. Pre-booking is advisable.

Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB.

Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May

Pedal Norfolk Cycling Festival

Pedal Norfolk is back for its fifth year at Holkham for the bank holiday weekend, Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017. Family-friendly is the main theme for this fun bicycle festival with a children’s cycling academy, fun-fair, live entertainment and thrilling shows and a fantastic array of food and drink as well as challenging sportive rides and races to name but a few from the fun-filled packed programme of events over the weekend. Mix this with the glorious setting of Holkham Hall, the surrounding countryside and beach and you have a fantastic weekend away. There’s chance too, to camp in the grounds of Holkham Hall meaning there’s never been a better opportunity to enjoy the unique social side to this special event.

Pedal Norfolk Cycling Festival will be taking over Holkham Park. All adult visitors will be charged £5 to enter Holkham Park, and accompanied children (aged 16 and under) will be free of charge. There will be no car parking charges on these dates.

For more information about the event please visit www.pedalnorfolk.co.uk.

Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB.

Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st May, 10am-12noon & 1pm-3pm

Park Discovery Day - Pond Dipping

Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there. Fancy a dip? Have a go at pond dipping and discover what lies beneath the water in Holkham Lake. Sessions last from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm.

Tickets: £3 per child per session, accompanying adult free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 3 years and under are free of charge if they are accompanying an older participant. No need to book, just drop in. Car parking charge applies in Holkham Park.

Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB.

Tuesday 6th June, 10am

Walking Women – Holkham Park

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and join Holkham’s monthly walks. Meet outside the ticket office in Holkham Park.

Tickets: Free of charge. Car parking charge applies at Beach Road car park.

Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB.

Wednesday 7th June, 11am

Deer Discovery Walk

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow and majestic red deer changes with the seasons and how the management of the parkland, both past and present, has made it the wonderful sanctuary for wildlife that it is today.

The walks will be informal and suitable for all ages and there will be plenty of time for you to ask questions. Bring along your binoculars and cameras if you have them. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome. We suggest you wear suitable footwear for walking in parkland and come prepared for all weathers.

With an opportunity of walks in summer and autumn, why not come along on several walks to see how the parkland and its inhabitants change throughout the season.
Walks will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Tickets: Adult £5, Child £2.50. To book, please telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111. Pre-booking is advisable as these walks are very popular. The meeting point is outside the ticket office in the park, 10 minutes before the walks begin.

Wednesday 14th June

Deer Discovery Walk

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow and majestic red deer changes with the seasons and how the management of the parkland, both past and present, has made it the wonderful sanctuary for wildlife that it is today.

The walks will be informal and suitable for all ages and there will be plenty of time for you to ask questions. Bring along your binoculars and cameras if you have them. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome. We suggest you wear suitable footwear for walking in parkland and come prepared for all weathers.

With an opportunity of walks in summer and autumn, why not come along on several walks to see how the parkland and its inhabitants change throughout the season.
Walks will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Tickets: Adult £5, Child £2.50. To book, please telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111. Pre-booking is advisable as these walks are very popular. The meeting point is outside the ticket office in the park, 10 minutes before the walks begin.

Tuesday 20th June, 10am

Guided Walk of Holkham Nature Reserve - Burnham Overy

Join one of our Warden’s on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest. Meet Burnham Overy harbour car park.

Tickets: £5 per person which includes car parking fee for the duration of the walk only. Booking is advisable.

Burnham Overy, Norfolk PE31 8JF

Wednesday 21st June

Deer Discovery Walk

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow and majestic red deer changes with the seasons and how the management of the parkland, both past and present, has made it the wonderful sanctuary for wildlife that it is today.

The walks will be informal and suitable for all ages and there will be plenty of time for you to ask questions. Bring along your binoculars and cameras if you have them. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome. We suggest you wear suitable footwear for walking in parkland and come prepared for all weathers.

With an opportunity of walks in summer and autumn, why not come along on several walks to see how the parkland and its inhabitants change throughout the season.
Walks will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Tickets: Adult £5, Child £2.50. To book, please telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111. Pre-booking is advisable as these walks are very popular. The meeting point is outside the ticket office in the park, 10 minutes before the walks begin.

Wednesday 28th June

Deer Discovery Walk

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow and majestic red deer changes with the seasons and how the management of the parkland, both past and present, has made it the wonderful sanctuary for wildlife that it is today.

The walks will be informal and suitable for all ages and there will be plenty of time for you to ask questions. Bring along your binoculars and cameras if you have them. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome. We suggest you wear suitable footwear for walking in parkland and come prepared for all weathers.

With an opportunity of walks in summer and autumn, why not come along on several walks to see how the parkland and its inhabitants change throughout the season.
Walks will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Tickets: Adult £5, Child £2.50. To book, please telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111. Pre-booking is advisable as these walks are very popular. The meeting point is outside the ticket office in the park, 10 minutes before the walks begin.

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