Routes around Holkham in Norfolk

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Holkham Hall,
NR23 1AB.
(Satnav: NR23 1RH)

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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.

Good Journey
We are working with Good Journey to promote car-free travel and to offer visitors who arrive by public transport, by foot or by bicycle a 30% discount off standard admission. We recommend following the latest safety advice regarding public transport, but encourage our visitors to use alternatives to cars where safe and possible. Click here to plan your journey to Holkham.

By bicycle:
Holkham Park is on National Cycle Route 1 and is easily accessible from nearby towns and villages with bicycles able to enter Holkham Park via the North, South, East and West gates. Bicycle racks can be found in the Stables courtyard and at the Walled Garden. Plan your cycle route here.

On foot:
We are approximately a 50 minute walk from Wells-next-the Sea, much of which is through the scenic Holkham Park. Pedestrian access is available everyday except Christmas Day at the North, South, East and West Gates.

By bus:
There is a frequent bus service to Holkham Village from Kings’s Lynn via Hunstanton, also from Fakenham via Wells. There is also a frequent service from Cromer via sheringham to Wells-next-the-Sea, with onward connection to Holkham. The Hall is reached via Park Road, a beautiful walk of about 1 mile (allow 30 minutes). For bus times and walking route see our Good Journey page.

By train:
The nearest train stations are Cromer (25 miles) and Sheringham (19 miles) on the Bittern Line from Norwich. There are direct trains to Norwich from London and the Midlands as well as Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Connecting busses run to Holkham - see our Good Journey Page. King’s Lynn (27 miles) has direct trains from London via Cambridge and Ely. Connecting busses run to Holkham - see our Good Journey Page. Train times can be found at or plan your journey here.

By car:
Brown tourist signs indicate the route from Fakenham following the B1105 and A149 road from Wells-next-the-Sea. The main entrance for the public, cars and small coaches to Holkham Park, the Hall and other attractions, is via the north gates of the estate in Park Road.

Sat Nav for cars:
For satellite navigation, NR23 1RH will bring you to the almshouses at the north gates entrance to Holkham Park.

Coaches and HGV:
Height and width restrictions at the north gates to Holkham Park (2.9m wide, 3.3m high), require all coaches, HGVs and other large vehicles to follow the designated route off the B1105 Fakenham to Wells road, following the brown tourist signs indicating ‘Holkham Hall Coaches’ and enter Holkham Park via the automated south gates.

Sat Nav for coaches and HGV vehicles:
For satellite navigation, NR23 1RU brings you to the south gates/Longlands area of Holkham Park. To reach Holkham Hall, please enter the gates and proceed north along the south avenue through the park.

Click here for our accessibility page.

Holkham walks:
Information about the many designated Holkham Park walks can be viewed here.
For Holkham Beach, a suggested walk can be viewed here.

Local guide:
There is much to see and do in North Norfolk. Click here for more information and ideas.