Independent day school
for girls 3 - 18 and boys 3 - 11
with boarding for girls from 9

Directions and Map

The school postcode for Sat Nav users or those using AA route planner or RAC  route planner is NR9 3DW.

Hethersett Old Hall School is located in Norfolk, approximately five miles southwest of Norwich city centre, just off the A47 and A11 on the B1172. It is easily accessible from Norwich train station (trains run directly from London twice an hour), buses run regularly to Hethersett from Norwich bus station and Norwich Airport is just a 25 minute drive away.

From Norwich city centre or train station by car

Take the Newmarket Road south to join the A11. At the Thickthorn roundabout take the B1172 signposted to Hethersett. Continue on this road for approximately two miles. The school is on the left past the turning marked Ketteringham Lane.

From Norwich city centre by bus

Take either number 14 or 15 First Counties Bus to Wymondham. The bus goes through the village of Hethersett. You need to get off at the New Road stop. Walk to the end of the street to the B1172 where you will see the Hethersett Old Hall School sign on your left.

From Norwich Airport

Take the ring road to the Newmarket Road roundabout. Turn right and take the Newmarket Road south to join A11 and continue as above. We can arrange for one of our drivers  to pick up and drop off boarders at Norwich airport each term.

From the South and Midlands

Take the A11 to Norwich. Take the exit off the A11 marked Wymondham and Hethersett (do NOT take the first exit to Wymondham). Waitrose supermarket is on your left. At the roundabout turn right on the B1172 to Hethersett. Continue for approximately three miles and the school is on the right hand side past the entrance to Park Farm Hotel on the right.

From the North

Take the A47 to Norwich. Follow the Southern Bypass to Great Yarmouth. Exit at the A11 to London and take the B1172 off the roundabout to Hethersett. Continue on this road for approximately two miles. The school is on the left past the turning marked Ketteringham Lane.

Approximate local drive times

Wymondham 5-10 minutes Swaffham 45 minutes
Norwich 10-15 minutes Great Yarmouth 45 minutes
Dereham 30 minutes    
Aylsham 40 minutes    
Thetford 40 minutes    
Diss 40 minutes    

We operate a daily school bus service from Norwich train station via Cringleford every morning and return at the end of the school day.

Approximate drive time to airports

Norwich International Airport 25 minutes
London Stansted Airport 80 minutes
London Gatwick Airport 2 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow Airport 2 hours 30 minutes

We are happy to arrange for one of our drivers to take boarders to and collect them from their preferred airport at the beginning and end of each term.

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