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Holt

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For other places with the same name, see Holt (disambiguation).

Holt is a Georgian market town in Norfolk, England.

Understand[edit]

Holt
Gresham's Boarding School

The town dates back to Roman times .The town's name derives from the Anglo-Saxon name for woodland. In the early 1700's the town comprised predominantly wooden buildings and in 1708 was almost completely destroyed by fire. However, over the subsequent 100 years the town was re-built though mainly using stone and flint construction, thus most building are now Georgian.

The town is known for Gresham's Public School which has many prominent former pupils.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Ring Haw on its way to Holt

By coach[edit]

There is a daily National Express service to London

By bus[edit]

Sanders Coaches run a wide variety of services and route from the town to nearby towns including Norwich, Cromer, North Walsham, Sheringham, Aylsham and Wells-next-the-Sea.

By car[edit]

The town lies on the A148 King's Lynn (via Fakenham) to Cromer main road, 11 miles from Cromer, 35 miles from King's Lynn and 13 miles from Fakenham. The town is around 45 minutes drive from Norwich.

By bicycle[edit]

The town lies 1½ miles from Regional Cycle Route 30 (which runs round the N Norfolk Coast, then from Lowestoft W inland, through Diss, Thetford and beyond).

Get around[edit]

The town is small enough to get around on foot.

See[edit]

Holt War Memorial
  • 1 Letheringsett Watermill (Working Watermill), Riverside Rd, Letheringsett, NR25 7YD (1½ miles W of town),  +44 1263 713153, e-mail: . Mill shop: M-F 09:00-16:00. Sa 09:00-13:00. Mill working: Tu W F 11:00-15:00. Shop selling flour ground at the mill. Guided tours (by prior arrangement only). Letheringsett Watermill on Wikipedia Q6533351 on Wikidata

In the nearby village of 1 Hunworth

Do[edit]

Event[edit]

  • Holt Lights. The town centre is beautifully lit up prior to Christmas. "Switch on Night" for 2017 is 18:30 15 November.
  • Holt Festival (Music, Theatre and Arts Festival). Lasting 1 week, held in summer.

Buy[edit]

There are many antique shops in the town.

Eat[edit]

The Bell Public House, Hunworth, Norfolk

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Camping[edit]

  • 8 Foxhills CampingWeybourne, Holt, NR25 7EH +44 1263 588253 (between 09:00-18:00). Open all year. Tents, Motorhomes and Campervans. Minimum stays for Bank Holidays and high season. Dogs allowed (charged and must be booked in advance).
  • 9 Swallowtails (Camping/Glamping), Holt Hall, Kelling Rd, Holt, NR25 7DU (Access is via Kelling Rd only. (for satnav purposes NR25 6RT)),  +44 7771 620790 (mobile), e-mail: . Pitch £33 per night. Various Yurts available..
  • 10 Kelling Heath (Camping & Lodges), Weybourne, Holt, NR25 7HW +44 1263 588181, e-mail: .

Connect[edit]

  • 1 Post Office6 Kerridge Way, Holt, NR25 6DN.

Go next[edit]

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