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Tuesday 2nd May - 10am - FREE
Do you love walking but don't like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular beach at Wells-next-the-Sea? If so, come and join Holkham’s monthly walks. Meet at the Beach Café, normal parking charges apply. Each walk will last approximately 1.5 hours. Well behaved and sociable dogs on leads are welcome on the walk.
If you are interested in joining these walks please email [email protected]
Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th June - 11am & 2pm
Deer Discovery Walks
Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham Park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow and majestic red deer changes with the seasons and how the management of the parkland, both past and present, has made it the wonderful sanctuary for wildlife that it is today. The walks will be informal and suitable for all ages. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome. Tours last approximately 1 ½ hours.
Adult: £3, Child (5-16yrs): £1. Tickets are avilable via telephone and online.
Saturday 6th June - 7pm
Chamber Music Concert - Cavaleri Quartet
Martyn Jackson: violin, Ciaran McCabe: violin, Ann Belby: viola, Rowena Calvert: cello
Programme: Mozart: String Quartet in C major K.465 ‘Dissonance’, Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 in C minor Op.110, Brahms: String Quartet in A minor Op.51 No.2
Tickets £25 – Includes a glass of wine served in the Saloon during the interval and an opportunity to view some of the other state rooms in the Hall. Tickets are avilable via telephone and online.
Sunday 7th June - 10am to 5pm - FREE
Open Farm Sunday
As the birthplace of modern agriculture, join us as we participate in this nationwide annual event to highlight the farming industry at Holkham. Meet members of our farming team who will show you the large, modern farm machinery they use and tell you how they work, while a display of old farming equipment will bring back memories of times gone by. Take a trailer ride to explore the area, see how our landscape team process wood for our biomass boiler, find out what happens to the sugar beet and grain that we grow, watch the sheep shearing demonstrations and meet the cows and pigs we have on the estate.With plenty of fun, quizzes and craft activities for our younger visitors, the whole family will enjoy a wonderful day out. A parking charge of £2.50 applies.
Tuesday 16th June - 10am
National Nature Reserve Guided Walk
Join us for a series of short, gentle walks around the Holkham National Nature Reserve taking in the diverse habitats and seasonal highlights of the wildlife. From nesting lapwing in the spring to pink footed geese and fungi in the autumn, whatever the time of year, there’s always lots to see.
The walk will last for approximately 2 hours. We meet and start at Lady Anne’s Drive, Holkham Beach. Due to the walks being wildlife centered, unfortunately dogs are not able to join us.
Parking is available at Lady Anne’s Drive where standard parking charges apply.
Tickets: £5 avilable via telephone and online, or on the day.