Distance: 10.9 miles (17.5km)
Ascent: 148 metres
Start/finish: Lady Anne’s Drive, NR23 1RG
**UPDATE: Route has been updated due to a change in access on the Holkham Park Estate. The Directions below have been updated from the Golden Gates and the gpx file matches this. The route is now 10.9 miles.**
Run north onto the beach and turn R either on the coast path or on the sand and continue to the lifeboat station and the end of Beach Road (2.1 miles/3.4km). Turn R and follow the path on the marsh side of the road south to the Quay Road. Turn L onto this and then R onto Staithe Street. Follow this then L onto Station Road and R on High Street which turns into Church Plain. Turn R on Church Street then L up Market Lane past the school and out onto a track which you follow to the junction on Gallow Hill (4.9 miles/7.9km). Turn R and follow the track across the B1105 at a junction to the Golden Gates. **Update from here** Follow the road along the edge of the estate to a crossroad, turn right and follow the road to a R onto The Avenue into the Holkham estate (7.4 miles/11.9km). Follow The Avenue north towards Holkham Hall passing to the L of the house. Follow this path north past the old almshouses in Holkham and across the A149 onto Lady Ann’s Drive, and stay on this back to the start.
Open Street Map and interactive elevation profile[map style=”width: auto; height:400px; margin:20px 0px 20px 0px; border: 1px solid black;” lat=”52.9663″ lon=”-0.8128″ maptype=”OSM” z=”11″ gpx=”http://wildrunning.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Holkham-Beach-WR-New.gpx”]