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National Trail AcornPeddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path National Trail

214 km / 133 miles

Norfolk, Suffolk
This easy-access National Trail provides both inland and coastal walking. 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 Holme-next-the-Sea, from where the Trail follows the Norfolk Coast Path east.

The first part of this National Trail follows tracks, footpaths and minor roads along, or as near as possible to, the Peddars Way (a Romanised section of the prehistoric Icknield Way, the extant sections of which are a scheduled ancient monument). From the wooded, sandy Breckland heaths, it passes Castle Acre (linking with the Nar Valley Way) and the ruins of the priory and castle to reach the North Norfolk coast at Holme-next-the-Sea. Here a short section of the original Norfolk Coast Path leads west to Hunstanton, (the measured distance includes the return trip in and out of Hunstanton) while the main Trail heads east along or near to the shoreline over low cliffs, sand dunes, coastal defences enclosing marshes and mud flats, passing woodland, bird sanctuaries and harbours.

Map and route description are available from the website below.

Near to Great Hockham, the Great Eastern Pingo Trail (8 miles) provides a circular route through a SSSI in the Thompson Common area. Pingos are glacial features.

The LDWA National Trails Register offers certificates for completers of several British National Trails.


Strider News - December 2017 (Publication Update)

New 76-page guide by Geographers A-Z Map Company listed below.


Details:

Path Type
National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Waymark
National Trail Acorn
Attributes
National Trail (England and Wales); Easy; Coastal; Forest/Woodland; Heath
Start
TL944807 - Knettishall Heath, Suffolk
View on StreetMap
Finish
TM535997 - Cromer, Norfolk
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Open Date
1986

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Certificate
Certificate for National Trails (Long Distance Walkers Association - 2009)
Hardback
Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path (Halsgrove Press - 2013)
Paperback
Paperback
Hardback
Walkers Britain (AA Publishing - 2011)
Illustrated Map
Booklet
Paperback
Peddars Way: Footprints of History (Pathway Publishing - 2006)
Paperback
Leaflet
National Trails in England (Natural England - 2006)
Paperback
Big Walks of Great Britain (Summersdale Publishers - 2007)
Leaflet
Great Eastern Pingo Trail (Diss Tourist Information Centre)
Paperback
Big Walks of the South (Summersdale Publishers - 2010)
Badge
Badge for National Trails (National Trails)
Certificate
Booklet

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Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
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OS Landranger Active
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OS Explorer
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OS Explorer Active
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Other Paper Maps:
A-Z Adventure Atlas
Norfolk Coast Path and Peddars Way Adventure Atlas (Geographers' A-Z Map Company - 2017)
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
Norfolk Coast Path 1: Hunstanton to Stiffkey (Yellow Publications - April 2016)
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
Norfolk Coast Path 2: Stiffkey to Overstrand (Yellow Publications - April 2016)
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
Norfolk Coast Path 3: Overstrand to Somerton (Yellow Publications - April 2016)
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
Peddars Way 1: Knettishall Heath to Castle Acre (Yellow Publications - March 2016)
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
Peddars Way 2: Castle Acre to Holme-next-the-Sea (Yellow Publications - March 2016)

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Digital Maps:
Downloadable Digital Mapping
Digital Mapping (25k Scale)

Walking Support Providers:

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Baggage Handling (HikeHelp)
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Baggage Handling and Self Guided Walks (Celtic Trails Walking Holidays)
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Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Walking Holiday Company)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Absolute Escapes Ltd)
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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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42 Km
Self-catering
Peddars Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
42 Km
Self-catering
Nightingale Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
43 Km
Self-catering
Primrose Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
50 Km
Self-catering
Eves Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
50 Km
Self-catering
The Coach House  (bookable online)
5 Km
63 Km
Self-catering
2 Little Lane  (bookable online)
5 Km
64 Km
Self-catering
Mission Hall  (bookable online)
5 Km
64 Km
Self-catering
4 Church Terrace  (bookable online)
4 Km
65 Km
Self-catering
Blackbird Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
65 Km
Self-catering
Alexandra Villa  (bookable online)
5 Km
65 Km
Self-catering
Mill House  (bookable online)
4 Km
65 Km
Self-catering
Cobble Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
66 Km
Self-catering
The Old Coach House  (bookable online)
4 Km
66 Km
Self-catering
Tuesday House  (bookable online)
2 Km
66 Km
Self-catering
3 New England Cottages  (bookable online)
1 Km
68 Km
Self-catering
Orchard House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
70 Km
Self-catering
Elma Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
74 Km
Self-catering
The Coach House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
74 Km
Self-catering
17 Smugglers Close  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
76 Km
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< 1 Km
79 Km
B & B Accommodation
Gate Lodge Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Lavender House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
79 Km
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< 1 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Ladybird Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
79 Km
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Hunny  (bookable online)
1 Km
79 Km
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Sunny  (bookable online)
1 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Seabreeze  (bookable online)
3 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Hetty's Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Dora Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
79 Km
Self-catering
Malthouse Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
79 Km
Caravan Park
Lazy Days Caravan  (bookable online)
4 Km
79 Km
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The Gingerbread House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
79 Km
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The Burleigh  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
79 Km
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7 Lighthouse Close  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
80 Km
Hotels
Le Strange Arms Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
81 Km
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Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
81 Km
Self-catering
29 Sea Lane  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
81 Km
Self-catering
Ellerslie  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
81 Km
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Eastwood  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
81 Km
Self-catering
Captains Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
88 Km
Self-catering
Admirals Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
88 Km
Self-catering
Green Side Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
89 Km
Self-catering
The Old Garage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
89 Km
Self-catering
The Coach House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
95 Km
Self-catering
Sea Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
96 Km
Self-catering
Stranraer  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
97 Km
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< 1 Km
97 Km
Self-catering
Milliners Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
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Pink Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
Charnwood  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
Croftwood  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
Angel Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
2 Rogers Row  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
The Sheilings  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
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The Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
Southwinds  (bookable online)
2 Km
104 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
104 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
104 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
104 Km
Self-catering
Maltings Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
104 Km
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Cherry Tree Bungalow  (bookable online)
3 Km
104 Km
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Bay Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
115 Km
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Curlew Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
115 Km
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Smugglers Retreat  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
115 Km
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Corner Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
116 Km
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Luggers Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
116 Km
Other
Branthill Farmhouse  (bookable online)
3 Km
116 Km
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Canary Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
116 Km
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The Mews  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
116 Km
Self-catering
Flat 8, The Granary  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Boatyard Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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South Flat  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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< 1 Km
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Quay Cottage  (bookable online)
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The Cobblers' Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Boxwood Guest House  (bookable online)
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The Thimble  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Meadow View Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
117 Km
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Courtyard Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
121 Km
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Nellie's Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Grays Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Mount Tabor  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
121 Km
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Westgate House  (bookable online)
4 Km
122 Km
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9 Abbey House  (bookable online)
4 Km
123 Km
Self-catering
1 Abbey House  (bookable online)
4 Km
123 Km
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30 Front Street  (bookable online)
4 Km
123 Km
Self-catering
The Barn  (bookable online)
4 Km
123 Km
Self-catering
April Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
123 Km
Self-catering
Ivy Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
123 Km
B & B Accommodation
Home Close  (bookable online)
3 Km
126 Km
Self-catering
Church Barn Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
126 Km
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The Little Barn  (bookable online)
5 Km
126 Km
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Hillview  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
127 Km
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St Benets  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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51 High Street  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Claremont House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
128 Km
Self-catering
4 Garden Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Self-catering
Curries Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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2 Spring Villas  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
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Self-catering
Little Emmaus  (bookable online)
1 Km
132 Km
Self-catering
Barn Drift  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
132 Km
Self-catering
1 Catlin Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
133 Km
Self-catering
Midsummer Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
133 Km
Self-catering
Greenbank  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
137 Km
Self-catering
Windy Hill  (bookable online)
5 Km
138 Km
Self-catering
Fox Hollies  (bookable online)
1 Km
139 Km
Self-catering
The Plough Wheel  (bookable online)
1 Km
139 Km
B & B Accommodation
Holm Oaks  (bookable online)
5 Km
139 Km
Self-catering
Lynton Loft  (bookable online)
4 Km
140 Km
Self-catering
The Old Barn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
Lower Byre  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
Appletree Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
Blue Deck House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
Herons Rise  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
Bourne Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
Folly Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
142 Km
Self-catering
3 Hillbre Court  (bookable online)
1 Km
145 Km
Self-catering
7 Ramey Court  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
146 Km
B & B Accommodation
Camberley House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
146 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
146 Km
Self-catering
Cooper's Retreat  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
146 Km
B & B Accommodation
Myrtle House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
146 Km
Self-catering
The Roost  (bookable online)
5 Km
150 Km
Self-catering
< 1 Km
150 Km
Self-catering
< 1 Km
150 Km
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The Brambles Luxury Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
150 Km
Self-catering
15 Clifton Park  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
151 Km
Self-catering
Westmead  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
152 Km
Hotels
The Cliftonville Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
152 Km
B & B Accommodation
Beachcomber Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
152 Km
Self-catering
Bon Vista Holiday Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
152 Km
Self-catering
Horseshoe Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
152 Km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
152 Km
Self-catering
Skippers Rest  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
152 Km
Self-catering
Albion House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
Achnamara  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
Two The Crescent  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
Merchants Court  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
16 Merchants Court  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
Cloud Cuckoo Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Hotels
Virginia Court Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
The Old Vicarage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
6 Clement Scott Mews  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
153 Km
Self-catering
Poppyland Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
156 Km
Hotels
The White Horse  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
156 Km
Self-catering
Shamrock Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
157 Km
Self-catering
Cobblestones  (bookable online)
1 Km
157 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Barns  (bookable online)
4 Km
158 Km
Self-catering
Merlin Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
158 Km
Self-catering
Church Meadow Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
160 Km
Self-catering
The Studio  (bookable online)
3 Km
161 Km
Self-catering
Woodmill Lodge  (bookable online)
3 Km
161 Km
Self-catering
Dell Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
165 Km
Self-catering
112 High Street  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
165 Km
Self-catering
10 Royal Chalet Park  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
165 Km
Self-catering
The Anchorage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
165 Km
Self-catering
Holiday Properties Mundesley  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
165 Km
Self-catering
Knapton Hall Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
166 Km
Self-catering
The Nutshell  (bookable online)
4 Km
168 Km
Caravan Park
< 1 Km
168 Km
Self-catering
Pilgrims Chase  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
168 Km
Self-catering
Pilgrims Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
168 Km
Self-catering
Pilgrims Prospect  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
168 Km
Self-catering
Pilgrims Progress  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
168 Km
Self-catering
Middle Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
170 Km
Self-catering
The Hideaway  (bookable online)
3 Km
170 Km
Self-catering
Greystones  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
171 Km
Self-catering
No 2 Spindrift  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
Self-catering
Seashells  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
Self-catering
The Stables  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Heather Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
The Old Hall  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Boundary Stables  (bookable online)
2 Km
175 Km
Self-catering
Breezy Two  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
177 Km
Self-catering
Happidays  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
178 Km
Self-catering
Spencer Wall  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
178 Km
Self-catering
Santa Monica  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
180 Km
Self-catering
Elm Barn  (bookable online)
1 Km
180 Km
Self-catering
Old Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
180 Km
Self-catering
Hawthorne Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
180 Km
Self-catering
The Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
181 Km
Self-catering
Kingsley Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
181 Km
Self-catering
The Conifers  (bookable online)
4 Km
182 Km
Self-catering
Goleby's Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
182 Km
Self-catering
Bide-A-Wee  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
184 Km
Self-catering
Leath Barn Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
190 Km
Self-catering
Perch Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
191 Km
Caravan Park
Hemsby Beach Holiday Park  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
194 Km
Other
Seacroft Holiday Village  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
196 Km
Self-catering
Beachside Holidays (Norfolk)  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
196 Km
Caravan Park
Eastern Beach Caravan Park  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
200 Km
Self-catering
Dairy Farm Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
200 Km
B & B Accommodation
Belvedere  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
203 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Swiss Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
203 Km
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Knights Court Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
203 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Kensington  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
203 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Hamilton  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
204 Km
Hotels
Burlington Palm Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
204 Km
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The Imperial Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
204 Km
Hotels
Sea Princess  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
204 Km
B & B Accommodation
Senglea Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
204 Km
B & B Accommodation
Haydee  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
204 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Merivon  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
205 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Weatherdene  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
205 Km
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Comfort Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
205 Km
B & B Accommodation
Chequers  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
205 Km
Caravan Park
Vauxhall Holiday Park  (bookable online)
1 Km
206 Km
Caravan Park
1 Km
206 Km

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Route Profile:

213.8 Km (132.8 miles)
1,665 m (5,463 ft) ascent
92 m (302 ft)  maximum height