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Wells Short Break Walking Holiday, Norfolk

This Wells short break walking holiday in Norfolk gives you a chance to explore the best two stretches of the Norfolk Coast Path over two days

Have you ever thought you'd like to walk the stunning Norfolk Coast Path but haven't got the time to do it?  Well now you can experience the two best stretches of the trail with a luxury stay in Wells-next-the-Sea.

These stretches are where you see the North Norfolk Coast at its best. 

  • Salt marshes
  • reed beds
  • creeks
  • beaches
  • wildlife
  • flint-stone villages
  • excellent local food
  • great accommodation

What more could you want on a 2 day/3 night break?!  

Experience the stunning Norfolk Coast Path in our 2 day Wells short walking holiday package

Alternatively, if you'd only like to walk one stretch and spend another day visiting Holkham Hall, we have a lovely walk for that as well.  Or there are a few other alternatives which we can discuss when we speak.

Looking back at Burnham Overy Staithe as you head towards Holkham beach

For this holiday, you stay in one location in the bustling working port town of Wells-next-the-Sea for 3 nights.  

Usually your stay will be in a hotel, but you could have the option of a B&B if you would prefer.

The Harbour at Wells before you start your second day's walk

Wells Short Break Walking Holiday 

  • This is a 2 day/3 night short break walking holiday staying in Wells-next-the-Sea and walking two of the best stretches of the Norfolk Coast Path, or one day on the coastal path and the other exploring Holkham Hall and grounds.

    Price from: £502 per person (based on 2 sharing)

    If you want the alternative walk and wish to visit Holkham Hall instead of walking day 2, you would need to book your holiday to take in a Sunday, Monday or a Thursday in order to be able to visit the interior of the Hall.

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  • Your stay will be in high quality accommodation in the town of Wells-next-the-Sea which will be your central point. This is a lovely working port with pubs, independent shops and a pretty quayside.

    Arrival in Wells-next-the-Sea.
    You can then spend the rest of the day exploring the stunning grounds and house of Holkham Hall.

    Day 1 walk
    Walk from Brancaster Staithe to Wells-next-the-Sea (11 miles/17.6km)
    Catch the bus from Wells to Brancaster Staithe (details are in the itinerary). From here you have glorious views over the marshes as you head off along the sea defences, out towards the sand dunes from Burnham Overy Staithe and arriving at Gun Hill with a wonderful sea vista. This stretch of the Norfolk Coast Path takes in the well-known and beautiful Holkham beach and continues on to the very popular working fishing port of Wells-next-the-Sea.

    Day 2 walk
    Walk from Wells-next-the-Sea to Blakeney (just under 8 miles/12.5km)
    Heading through more wonderful salt marshes with incredible views towards Blakeney Point, and a few sea defences and marshes later you reach the quay in the pretty village of Blakeney. Take some time to wander around the village and then catch the easy Coasthopper bus back to Wells-next-the-Sea

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  • The price for the Wells Short Break walking holiday is from £502 per person. This price is based on 2 people sharing for a 3 night stay.

    Please add on an extra £55 per night for a solo supplement.

    3 nights
    3 breakfasts
    Detailed itinerary route notes and maps of the walks mentioned
    Guidebook and A to Z OS map covering the Norfolk Coast Path
    Emergency telephone support for Explore Norfolk UK in the event of a problem

    Lunches, dinners, snacks and drinks
    Travel on the Coasthopper bus (Coasthopper from £3.60 per person)
    Entry into Holkham Hall
    Travel to and from the start and end of your holiday

    Additional nights used other than on the advertised Wells Short Break Walking Holiday Itinerary
    Solo supplements – please add £55 per night to cover the cost of single occupancy.

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  • Your stay will most likely be in one of the pubs that overlooks a pretty green surrounded by Georgian houses. You could also choose a B&B if you would prefer.

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  • Detailed information on how to reach your accommodation at the start of your break, by car, or on foot from the bus stop, will be included in your holiday pack.

    Getting there:

    By Road:
    Wells-next-the-Sea is situated on the North Norfolk Coast approximately 50 minutes from King’s Lynn and 55 minutes from Norwich. There is no train station in Wells-next-the-Sea.

    Car parking:
    Car parking is available at the hotel.

    By Rail:
    To/from Wells-next-the-Sea: You can catch the train to King’s Lynn and then a bus or taxi to Wells, or a train from Norwich to Sheringham and then the bus from there to Wells.

    By Bus:
    The coasthopper bus service (http://www.coasthopper.co.uk) runs from King’s Lynn to Cromer, changing at Hunstanton and Wells-next-the-Sea.

    By Air:
    The airports closest to Wells-next-the-Sea are Norwich International Airport and London Stansted Airport.

Enjoy this wonderfully varied walk on the North Norfolk Coast with a 3 night stay in Wells-next-the-Sea.  For more information you can contact me using the details below, or you can fill out the booking form, and I'll be happy to discuss any requirements you may have.

Contact Details 

For any of these walks, you can contact us via the enquiry form, booking form, or email/phone at the following:

Email: suzy@explorenorfolkuk.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 7765 668188