Norfolk Coast Path Highlights

A shorter walk along the Norfolk Coast Path National Trail from Wells-next-the-Sea to Mundesley.

3 to 5 nights
34 miles
Easy / Moderate to Demanding

From £270 per person

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About this route

The Norfolk Coast Path Highlights tour meanders through a mixture of wild marshland, open fields, thriving nature reserves and, of course, unspoilt beaches. This section of the National Trail from Wells-next-the-Sea to Mundesley takes in the wonderful settlements of Stiffkey, Morston, Blakeney, Cley-next-the-Sea and Cromer, each with their own unique charm and history to uncover.

One of the main features of this tour is Blakeney Point, part of the Blakeney National Nature Reserve, where a variety of wildlife can be spotted. Look out for seals and seabirds around the shoreline of this famous shingle spit, or alternatively you can take a boat trip to get a closer look.

Standard
Interactive
Norfolk Coast Path Highlights map
Wells-Next-The-Sea/Mundesley
34 miles (54 km)
2nd January to 24th December

Holiday Highlights

Seeing the iconic windmill of Cley-next-the-Sea gradually come into view on approach to the town.

Exploring the lively seaside resorts of Wells-next-the-Sea and Cromer, and learning all about their individual histories.

Spotting playful seals and lively seabirds that make their homes around the shoreline of Blakeney Point.

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
NCPH1 From Wells-next-the-Sea to Mundesley 3 nights, 2 days walking Demanding£270
NCPH2 From Wells-next-the-Sea to Mundesley 4 nights, 3 days walking Moderate£360
NCPH3 From Wells-next-the-Sea to Mundesley 5 nights, 4 days walking Easy / Moderate£450

Norfolk Coast Path Highlights 3 nights, 2 days walking

£NNN per person
  • Itinerary
  • What's included?
  • Extra nights?
  • Tour facts
  • Route profile
  • Travel info
  • Weather
Start

Travel to Wells-next-the-Sea where your first night's accommodation has been booked

Day 1

Wells-next-the-Sea to Sheringham. 19.5 miles (31km)

Day 2

Sheringham to Mundesley. 14 miles (22.5km)

Finish

Depart from Mundesley after breakfast

Your Itinerary

This itinerary lists our preferred overnight stops for this tour. Sometimes there may be a shortage of available accommodation in a preferred location, in which case we will transfer you from the trail to your accommodation and back again at no extra charge. Overnight stops marked with a (T) will always require transfers as standard.

The daily mileages quoted are average trail miles only and do not include the distance from the trail to your accommodation. We do not expect you to have to walk more than a mile from the trail to your accommodation; should your accommodation be further than this, transfers will be provided as standard.

Below are the additional costs that may apply depending on your requirements. Dog friendly tours are subject to a Daily Dog Charge, which will be listed below if applicable. Our standard prices per person are based upon two people sharing a room; if you are walking on your own, or are part of a group but require a room of your own, then the Solo Walker or Single Supplements apply respectively:

A note about transfers
Solo Walker Supplement
£45.00 per person / per night
Single Supplement
£30.00 per person / per night

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£60.00 per person / per night

What's included?

  • 3 nights accommodation in en-suite rooms (where available) in selected B&B’s, hotels, inns and guesthouses along the trail, or a short distance away via taxi provided at our expense.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Door to door luggage transfer.
  • Maps with the route marked on and a guidebook or route notes describing the trail.
  • An information pack containing an itinerary, instructions on how to find your accommodation each night and a kit list.
  • Detailed travel instructions on how to get to the start of your holiday and back from the end of it.

Extra Nights & Rest Days

Wells-next-the-Sea is a good choice for a rest day. This pretty town is framed by tranquil woodland and has a range of shops to explore amid beautiful Georgian buildings, narrow streets and golden, sandy beaches. Boat trips can be taken to see the seals at Blakeney Point, or a journey by steam train can give you a different perspective of the wonderful countryside.

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£60.00 per person / per night

Tour Facts

Total distance: 33.5 miles (53.5 km)
Duration: 3 nights, 2 days walking
Minimum daily distance: 14 miles (22.5 km)
Maximum daily distance: 19.5 miles (31 km)
Code: NCPH1 Grade: Demanding
Season: 2nd January - 24th December
Start of holiday: Wells-next-the-Sea
End of holiday: Mundesley

Route Profile

Norfolk Coast Path Highlights Route Profile

Travel Information

Detailed instructions on how to get to the start of the holiday and back from the end of it are sent with your full holiday pack. A summary is given below:

By Air -The most convenient major city and international airports are Norwich and London Stansted.

By Rail - The closest rail way station at start of the trail (Wells-Next-The-sea) is at Sheringham (approximately 17 miles away).The closest railway station to the end of the trail (Mundesley) is at Gunton (approximately 5 miles away).

By Bus - Various buses run to and from Wells-Next-The-Sea and Mundesley.

From London - Trains run from London Liverpool street to both Sheringham and Gunton rail way stations.

Return To The Start - The easiest way to return to the start of the trail is to catch a bus from Mundesley to Wells-Next-The-Sea

Weather Information

To find out more about the weather forecast for your chosen holiday's general location, please see the following websites:

  • MetCheck - This website allows you to look up detailed weather information for specific locations as far as six months in advance.
  • Met Office - This website shows regional area forecasts a few days in advance, with a general UK forecast description of up to 30 days in advance.
  • Mountain Forecast - This website shows what the forecast is like up on specific hills and fells, and offers forecasts a few days in advance.

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