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Cycle the Norfolk Broads to the wild North Coast

Big skies, campfires, Gourmet food and Yurt action amongst atmospheric salt marshes

 

Price: £255 pp

Duration: Three days, two nights

 

Dates:
 

23-25 May 2020


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29-31 August 2020


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Start Point: Norwich Station, Saturday morning.
 


Finish Kings Lynn Station, Norfolk, Monday afternoon.

 

Norfolk Broads

 

 

 

The Plan

We start on Saturday morning in Norwich, and cycle on quiet country lanes to our prepared campsite in the Norfolk Broads. Opportunity for an evening swim in the river before settling down to a hearty dinner around the campfire, prepared by our campsite host.

After breakfast on Sunday morning, we cycle up to the famous North Norfolk coast to Stiffkey, where again our campsite will be set up for us. Here there are the atmospheric salt marshes and vast open landscape to one side of you, and the beautiful Norfolk countryside on the other. A chance to try the famous Cromer crab and local seafood.

On Monday morning we've got a 30 mile ride before a fabulous lunch at the famous Dabbling Duck gastro pub at Great Massingham. After lunch we have a short 15 mile ride to the station at Kings Lynn for the return train journey to London Kings Cross which takes one and a half hours.
 
 

The Cycling

Approximately 105 miles of cycling over 3 days. The Broads are very flat but the North Norfolk coast has some surprisingly hilly sections.


What is included

  • Guided cycling with an experienced guide with knowledge of the area.
     
  • Mechanical support.
     
  • Support vehicle to carry your stuff so you only need to carry a day bag for the cycle.
     
  • Campsite host to set up the tents, prepare all campsite meals, the campfire and the communal Yurt to relax in.
     
  • Sunday lunch at the Dabbling Duck. Drinks not included.
     
  • All camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags, and mattresses.


     

What to bring and what to wear

  • Any bicycle in good working order will do apart from fixed gear and single speed bikes and anything with tyres that are too geared towards racing and punctures!
     
  • Cycling shorts or padded undershorts to keep you comfortable in the saddle.
     
  • Something waterproof in case it rains, (don't worry so much about your legs ? they dry off!)
     
  • Cycling shoes if you have them or shoes with a reasonably stiff and grippy sole.
     
  • Cycling gloves or normal gloves to keep your hands comfortable, and/or your hands warm
     
  • A hat to go under your helmet and to wear at the campsite if it is chilly.
     
  • A helmet.
     
  • A down jacket or warm jacket for the evening in the campsite.


     

 

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