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Walking and Cycling at Holkham - July to September 2017

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

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01328 713111

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  • Accepts Groups
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Family Entertainment
  • On-site Catering
  • On-site Light Refreshments
  • Parking
  • Public Toilets

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Tuesday 4th July, 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.

Sunday 16th July, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Summer Tours of the Private Gardens

Join one of our gardeners to enjoy a wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens surrounding Holkham Hall, which are normally closed to the public. See the spectacular arboretum with its many unusual and rare specimen trees resplendent at the height of summer.

Learn about the valuable work of the Gardens Department at Holkham and how they maintain the intricate patterns of the formal parterres on the terraces, designed by leading landscape gardener W.A Nesfield in the 19th century. 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. 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 (5-16 years) £4.50

Tuesday 18th July, 10am

Guided Walk of Holkham Nature Reserve - Wells

Join one of our Warden’s on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest. Meet at the Beach Café.

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

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

Thursday 21st July, 10.30am, 12noon, 2pm and 3.30pm

Walled Gardens Ramble

Join one of our gardeners for a guided walk to explore the ‘seen and unseen areas’ of the 6 acre walled garden. A great chance to find out more about what the garden used to grow in the past and how the current project to restore the garden to its former glory is progressing. Meet in the entrance to the walled garden. Each tour will last approximately one hour.

Tickets: Adult £5, Child (5-16 years) £2.50.

Booking is recommended as these tours are popular. To book telephone Holkham ticket office on 01328 713111.

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

Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th July, 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 1st August, 10am

Walking Women – Holkham Walled Garden

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 (Entry charge of £2.50 for Holkham Walled Garden applies). Car parking charge applies.

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

Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd August, 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 8th and Wednesday 9th August, 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 15th August, 10am to 4pm

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 15th and Wednesday 16th August, 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 22nd and Wednesday 23rd August, 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 29th and Wednesday 30th August, 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 29th to Thursday 31st August, 7.30pm

Bat Walk

Join a guided bat walk and find out the truth about British bats. Using detectors you can listen out for bats, active at this time of year in Holkham Park. Please wear suitable footwear for walking in parkland and come prepared for all weathers. Please meet outside the ticket office in Holkham Park, 10 minutes before the walk begins. Please do not bring your dogs.

Tickets: Adult £5 Child (5-16 years) £2.50. Booking is essential, as numbers are limited. Tickets will not be available to purchase on the day of the event after 4.30pm.

To book please contact Holkham Ticket Office telephone 01328 713111.

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

Tuesday 5th September, 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.

Thursday 19th September, 10am

Guided Walk of Holkham Nature Reserve - Wells

Join one of our Warden’s on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest. Meet at the Beach Café.

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

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

Saturday 30th September, 11am, 12noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm

Deer Safari

An exciting opportunity for families to explore the park on a fun-filled tractor trailer tour where there will be a chance to see the amazing deer herd up close and learn all about their lives in Holkham Park. Please meet outside Holkham Ticket Office 10 minutes before the safari.

Tickets: Adult £5, Child (3-16 years) £2.50.

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