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YPS Study Tour of Norfolk

16 Jun 2019
Start time
12:00 AM

Event Information

We are planning a study tour of Norfolk in June 2019, based in the very good 3-star Links Country Park Hotel, just outside Cromer. The  costs are still being finalised, but should be in the region of £510 pp sharing, £50 singles supplement, assuming membership of the National Trust and English Heritage.

The detailed program is still being worked on but will be approximately as follows.

Sunday 16 June 2019.

0845 dep York

Belton Gardens (NT) plus lunch at own cost.

Seahenge Exhibition in Kings Lynn

Monday 17 June 2019

Scenic drive, including Cromer.

Holkham Estate. Elegant 18th C Palladian style house, based on designs by William Kent, Gardens, farming history, cafe etc

Walsingham. Anglican Shrine, Shirehall Museum &  Bridewell Prison, Abbey ruins, Roman Catholic Shrine

Tuesday 18 June 2019. 

Sutton Hoo. Major Anglo Saxon ship burial site, displays being extended over next few months.

Woodbridge Waterfront Museums – early stages of replica Sutton Hoo ship, local shipbuilding history etc. Tide Mill – a very rare example.

Wednesday 19 June 2019. 

Norwich Cathedral – Guided tour. Peregrine falcon observation point, Herb Garden and Labyrinth.

Hickling Broad NNR. Birdwatching from 12 seater boats. Many walks and hides. Good chance of seeing swallow tail butterflies.

Thursday 20 June 2019

Kings Lynn water front. Choice of many historic buildings to see.

Followed by either Southwell Minster/Cathedral or Woolsthorpe Manor (NT) – home of Isaac Newton, including his apple tree

1845 arr York (time very subject to traffic).


Interest in Norfolk Tour, 16 to 20 JUNE 2019 

If you are interested in the tour, and have not already contacted me, please return the following information to Rod Leonard, c/o The YPS, The Lodge, Museum Gardens, York YO1 7DR or via  info@ypsyork.org



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