Getting to the Peddars Way
The bottom (Knettishall Heath)
The start of the Peddars Way at Knettishall Heath Country Park can be reached by the Brecks Bus. Telephone 01638 608080. (9am-12pm Mon-Friday). The Bus service runs 9am-4pm week daily, not at weekends or public holidays. Maximum notice is 2 weeks, minimum notice is 48 hours.Costs in the region of £1.50 one way.
A taxi from Thetford should cost in the region of £14.00 for a one way journey to Knettishall Heath.
Trains run frequently between Norwich and Ely stopping at Thetford. website
If you are coming from Suffolk, catch the train to Bury St Edmunds, from here there is a bus service to Coney Weston. From there it is a 2 mile walk along minor roads to the start of the Peddars Way. Coney Weston map and bus timetable.
The Middle (Swaffham)
Bus travel in rural Norfolk is a challenge! Try using the travelline website to find the smaller services that may help you get to the Peddars Way. Website It is also worth trying the West Norfolk Community Transport project. Website
Beyond the smaller less frequent rural services there are the following:-
First Eastern X1 from Norwich and Kings Lynn. Stops at Swaffham. Website
Freestones 32 service from Kings Lynn. Service Swaffham and Castle Acre
Norfolk Green X8 between Kings Lynn and Fakenham, stops at Harpley. Website
The top (Holme next the Sea)
Norfolk Green Coasthopper service runs between Kings Lynn and Cromer, this route passes through Holme next the Sea. A brilliant friendly service! An experience not to be missed. Website