About the norfolk coast path and points of interest norfolk county. The race will start from knettishall heath, diss and finish in holme nextthesea, via the beach. The full route can be undertaken in 6, 7 or 9 days depending on your pace and the amount of time you wish to look around. Some wonderful coastal scenery then follows as you head east along the norfolk coast path from hunstanton to cromer peddars way and norfolk coast path ordnance survey map view and print off detailed os map. The peddars way and the norfolk coast path combine to make a very accessible 93 mile walk, taking in the best parts of the norfolk countryside and coastline. The peddars way and norfolk coast path knettishall heath to cromer knettishall heath to cromer in 6 days walking code. It has been suggested by more than one writer that it was not created by the romans but was an ancient trackway, a branch or extension of the icknield way, used and remodelled by the romans. Snow and mud do not make the best ground conditions for running on. Knettishall heath thetfords great information centre leaping hare. To find out more click here and to download a visitor information sheet click here. I recently cycled peddars way in norfolk with my brother and have decided to document my ride both for my own records and for the information of others. Good support throughout, well stocked checkpoints approximately every 12. This ultrastraight section of the peddars way perfectly follows the line of the ancient trackway.
Team for you to download and follow on your own adventures. Peddars way ultra marathon knettishall heath uk england. The peddars way and norfolk coast path national trail is changing and developing more. I have to say i started my peddars way walk with trepidation. Ultra training assistance are you training planning to start training for the peddars way ultra. View an overview map of peddars way pdf download or view peddars way on the interactive map. The peddars way and norfolk coast path offers some fine coastal walking and is generally level with very few steep climbs and can be covered over a leisurely period of between six to eight days. For those of you who dont know, the peddars way is a 48 mile race along the peddays way national trail, starting in knettishall and ending near the beach in holme. We cover the peddars way, the norfolk coast path and the angles way. Peddars way and norfolk coast path custom itinerary. Getting there peddars way and norfolk coast path national trails. Many walkers use the trail for short portions of the walk, lasting four hours or less.
Read facts about the trail and watch the trail video. As has happened in previous years, the river at thorpe woodlands about 2 miles in from the start has flooded the boardwalk approach to. Living in east anglia you have to accept the trails youve got, there are no alpinestyle. Routes maps and gpx files so you can make your own adventure. A race of two halves weather wise, cold and clear for first half and then full on winter conditions for the second half, with strong winds, freezing temperatures and blizzards. The two trails take you through a wide range of beautiful environments. Viewranger pedders way ultra trail running route in. Jan 31, 2016 48 mile ultra marathon in norfolk from knettishall heath thetford to holmenextthesea, along peddars way, an ancient roman road.
I had no idea what today would bring apart from the fact that i knew it was going to be very much a continuation of a walk in the countryside. Peddars way and norfolk coast path national trail breaks. For anyone missing the freedom to run and participate at the moment, i share tim hirsts pictures from this years peddars way ultra. Create your own trip along peddars way and norfolk coast path. The peddars way runs from the suffolk border to the north norfolk coast, all very runnable even in the winter and navigation is easy. The original norfolk coast path combines with the peddars way which it. The peddars way blog day 2 thompson to swaffham 11. Click on itineraries and prices for various route options. For anyone missing the freedom to run and participate at the momen.
So here are the key lessons i took away from the peddars way ultra marathon 2015 and some actions that i want to address moving forward. Peddars way and north norfolk coast path mickledore. The peddars way ultra marathon ultra marathon event takes place at knettishall heath in uk england. Training for an ultramarathon use this leg saving tip. The name is said to be derived from the latin pedester on foot. For some it will bring back memories, hopefully happy ones and. At 8am on saturday 1st february 2014 a horde of super fit ultrarunners set off from the norfolksuffolk border and ran north along the peddars way, an ancient roman road, way faster than any roman legionary ever did. How to get there peddars way and norfolk coast path. The peddars way is an ancient road dating back to the bronze age, then developed into a military route in roman times and later used by pilgrims.
The depth of water is about 1 12 feet deep at its worst. There is no accommodation at knettishall heath so you will spend the evening at your first nights accommodation in thetford, a small market town. Peddars way and norfolk coast path information national. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the grand slam tankard. As has happened in previous years, the river at thorpe woodlands about 2 miles in from the start has flooded the boardwalk approach to the bridge. Peddars way ultra 28th january 2017 wow what a day. Eventually i spotted the sea, which was rough and the whole coastline looked very bleak. Ultra marathon race forms part of positive steps grand slam.
In this video we give you our best tip for saving your legs in training for an ultramarathon. The peddars way runs from the suffolk border to the north norfolk coast, all very runnable, even in the winter, and navigation is easy. We have been a delivery partner with nordic walking uk for over 5 years. The peddars way runs from knettishall heath in suffolk to holme next the sea on the norfolk coast. The final stretch will run from hunstanton to kings lynn. Supposedly the name peddars way comes from the latin word pedester, which means on foot. This is a tale of two routes, linking inland east anglia with its coastal counterpart.
Use the interactive map to plan your own trip, use the distance calculator and save your itinerary. Marriotts way trail marathon and half marathon 2018 18 feb 2018 peddars way ultra marathon 2018 27 jan 2018 peddars way ultra marathon 2018 27 jan 2018 kings forest 10km 2018 7 jan 2018 2017 st nicholas hospice care festive forest challenge 2017 2 dec 2017 kings forest 50k 2017 11 nov 2017 norfolk coastal trail marathon 2017 28. You can see the boardwalk clearly as you progress through. We can move your bags between your accommodation, leaving you to enjoy the beautiful countryside without the hassle of carrying a full rucksack. Jan 25, 2020 the peddars way ultra marathon ultra marathon event takes place at knettishall heath in uk england. However it comprises two routes of very different origin. As always to save those that arent interested the need to read my blow by blow account of the buff sponsored peddars way ultra 2016 by positive steps pt, here are the main highlights of the race. Peddars way and norfolk coast path national trail ldwa long. This was the fourth edition of this classic race and runners set off from knettishall heath with the aim to make it across norfolk and to. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. If yes, then the following resources might help your training plan. Unfortunately, the race was cancelled, and i found myself without an ultra until the occ at the end of august. Whether its the deep history of early man, the medieval ports and churches of the north coast, bigsky views or the culinary adventures made. A hand picked selection of adventure cycling routes and gpx files created by the advntr.
The norfolk coast path is a fairly modern walking route, created from a network of existing footpaths and newlycreated ones to link the coastal end of the peddars way which starts at knettishall heath country park in suffolk to hoptononsea. Choose and book a national trail break or be inspired by our suggested itineraries. The peddars way is one of the links in a prehistoric route, often called the greater ridgeway, from the wash to the south devon coast, and it reaches the coast at holmenextthesea, from where the trail follows the norfolk coast path east. First ultra of the year and what a race, or at least not in my case. Peddars way and north norfolk coast path mickledore walking. Maps and gpx files so you can make your own adventure advntr. It follows a roman road that was built over an even older path, from suffolk to norfolk. Viewranger peddars way ultra trail running route in. Norfolk peddars way run trail racing trails trailscape ultra running peddars way ultra marathon 2015. The peddars way and norfolk coast path is a single 93mile national trail. It has become standard training for the marathon des sables.
Welcome to hikehelp thinking of trying a long distance walk in norfolk. Peddars way and norfolk coast path information national trail. The peddars way trail runs from the suffolk border to the north norfolk coast, all very runnable, even in the winter and navigation is easy. The peddars way and norfolk coast path became joined as a long distance national trail in 1986. Peddars way and norfolk coast path national trail walking. Peddars way temporary diversion peddars way temporary diversion a b peddars way temporary diversion peddars way path closed peddars way path closure temporary diversion scale 1. Peddars way is a wellknown and popular walk in norfolk. The peddars way is 46 miles 74 km long and follows the route of a roman road. Find out about the trail and use the interactive map to explore accommodation, services and attractions on the route. Edmunds, united kingdom by positive steps events on saturday, january 25 2020 with 393 people interested and 93 people going. Peddars way and norfolk coast path trail information. At a total distance of 48 miles, this ultra runs from the suffolk border to the north norfolk coast with well stocked checkpoints every 12. Positive steps is suffolks leading specialist in nordic walking.
Peddars way trail ultra marathon 2020 ultra marathon 25 jan 2020 the peddars way trail runs from the suffolk border to the north norfolk coast, all very runnable, even in the winter and navigation is easy. Ultramarathon training plans schedules how to train for an ultramarathon. Events positive steps pt events, nordic walking and. Dear ultranauts, it is with a heavy heart that we inform you that the city of miami has issued an official directive requiring that the 22nd edition of ultra music festival, originally scheduled for march 20, 21 and 22, 2020 will be postponed to march 26, 27 and 28, 2021. On its route it passes through some of the most diverse countryside in britain, from the atmospheric landscapes of the brecks to the rolling farmland of northwest norfolk to the coastal dunes at holme, where it meets up with the norfolk coast path. Dec 28, 2016 in this video we give you our best tip for saving your legs in training for an ultramarathon. For the more keen walker, multiday trips are possible. Its mainly offroad with a few miles of tarmac thrown in. I thought all id get here on the peddars way was going to be open fields and woodland. To be honest, i wasnt entirely looking forward to it, having walked the norfolk coast path and absolutely loved it, the views, the swathes of salt marshes, cliffs etc. In june, i was supposed to run a 24h race for the first time, the monster ambit 24.
The name, peddars way, is said to be derived from the latin pedester, which means on foot. Peddars way and norfolk coast path peddars way and norfolk coast path join together at holmenextthesea to form norfolks section of the national trail. Much of the peddars way can be used by cyclists and there is a special route available to horseriders. Noone can say with certainty when the first part of this route the peddars way came into existence and part of the fun of walking it is to find your own clues and come up with an answer. Ed drove us down to norfolk on friday night, helped by an early get. Trains run frequently between cromersheringham both stations on the trail and norwich to serve the norfolk coast path. Always looking for a new challenge and living away from my home county of norfolk, i thought riding peddars way would be an ideal opportunity to have. For some it will bring back memories, hopefully happy ones and for others it will inspire you to look beyond our temporary restrictions. Are you training planning to start training for the peddars way ultra. For pdf maps of short circular walks off peddars way, see the links below.
It was an early start i left the house about 4am to get to the finish line and park my car. Peddars way follows a roman road built along the line of an even older trackway. Results events positive steps pt events, nordic walking. The other races are the peddars way ultra and the norfolk 100km. It is considered to be the route of an old roman road, and the official route runs from knettishall in suffolk all the way up to holmenextthesea on the north norfolk coast. Combined with the norfolk coast path, it forms the. I finished the race in 7th place overall in a time of 07. Find out more at run ultra, the home of ultra running. Find out whats happening on the peddars way and norfolk coast path by reading the experiences of the trail officers blog. The peddars way and norfolk coast path knettishall heath to. View an overview map of norfolk coast path pdf download 1mb or view norfolk. And norfolk coastal path national trail guides by robinson, bruce isbn. This easyaccess national trail provides both inland and coastal walking. Shane nichols, paul greeneside, jim comber and dean richards have all been awarded the grand slam twice.1255 770 1559 1162 1203 287 607 379 93 880 502 869 1458 1458 126 1057 327 545 1224 59 1124 1524 600 235 1461 72 591 1542 250 736 1578 578 1603 870 569 948 664 301 766 796 1432 343 954 62 415 503 321 478