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Norwich to King's Lynn the easy way

Wednesday 2 January
by mjray
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Leave Norwich by following the green "pedalway" signs to Bowthorpe. Continue straight on instead of following the green route when it turns hard left and you should join Chapel Break Road by the Three Score sign. Turn right onto the road and turn next left onto the width-restricted New Road under the A47, signposted Bawburgh for cycles on its left.

At the end of the road in Bawburgh, turn right, following signs to Marlingford, then turn left at the end of that road. Continue straight on through Barford to Barnham Broom to Brandon Parva. After crossing the Yare on a narrow bridge, turn left to Runhall, then turn second left after Runhall church onto a height-restricted road to Hardingham, turning left then right to cross the B road.

Turn right at crossroads to Southburgh, continue straight on to Cranworth, turn right at end of road to Shipdham. In Shipdham, after first crossroads, turn left onto cycleway and continue straight on along the road. Turn left at end onto A1075, then turn right to Bradenham after zebra and crossroads. Continue straight on to Holme Hale to Swaffham.

In Swaffham, turn left at end of road and continue straight on at traffic lights, then turn right onto small no-motors lane by Atlantic Fish Bar past Strattons Hotel. Turn left at end, then turn right at end by police station onto West Acre Road. Continue straight on for 6 miles over weight-restricted river bridge. Turn left at end, then turn right at end onto B1153 to East Walton to Gayton.

Turn left at crossroads onto B1145 to King's Lynn and then either: