There is a touch of Royalty to some of this route with its well-kept roadsides and pretty cottages contrasted by a large amount of unsurfaced tracks.
The Norfolk Coast Cycleway passes through the Sandringham Estate, this explorer commences near the Camping & Caravan site at Double Lodges and onto the estate village of West Newton. Saints Peter and Paul Church having a fine stained glass to the Norfolk Regiment. Take care crossing the B1440 Sandringham road, the Gothic water tower is now a home The estate village of Anmer having close links to Sandringham. Cross the B1153 Bircham road and continue towards Harpley crossing the Peddars Way and past Tumuli (ancient burial mounds). Cross the busy A148 junction with extreme care and into Harpley village, the Church of St Lawrence having a fine rood screen and carved roof. St Andrew’s Church at Little Massingham where the special tiles around the floor of the sanctuary were for an early form of heating. Great Massingham with its attractive postcard green and expansive ponds and the aptly named Dabbling Duck PH. Following the map take Lynn Road at junction by large pond, across the Peddars Way and along a heathland track (from east joins just after West Heath Farm. Flitcham - 'Felix's Ham' after Saint Felix who was in residence after arriving from France in AD630. Before joining West Newton road into the village to complete the loop se the remains of Appleton Church.
OS Explorer 250
4h 30 min