Discover King's Lynn and West Norfolk
A truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty.
Renowned for its superb coastline, much of it an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', the area is also brim full of heritage, charming villages and beautiful countryside. Once discovered, you'll want to come back again and again.
West Norfolk's wildlife habitats and nature reserves are outstanding, especially so in autumn, as thousands and thousands of migrating geese, swans and other migratory birds descend on West Norfolk for the winter. The RSPB reserves at Titchwell and at Snettisham plus the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust Reserve at Welney are a must for any visitor.
History & Heritage
King's Lynn & West Norfolk is a treasure trove of history and heritage with renowned historic houses including Sandingham House, the Royal Family's country retreat, Houghton Hall, Holkham Hall and Oxburgh Hall. Add on other historic sites such as the impressive Norman castle of Castle Rising, Castel Acre Priory and Castle and Bircham Windmill and you have a great choice of places to visit.
The Hanseatic town of King's Lynn is brim full of maritime heritage and outstanding historic buildings. Characterised by its two historic market places and two guildhalls, its grand buildings and merchants houses and magnificent King's Lynn Minster, it is a fascinating place to explore with lots of courtyards and cobbled lanes stretching down towards the River Great Ouse. As evening approaches, some of the town's most prominent and historic building light up as part of Lynn Lumiére, a collection of six amazing animated light shows projected onto great building such as King's Lynn Minster, The Custom House and St Nicholas' Chapel.
Take the chance to visit this wonderful part of Norfolk. It is the ideal place to relax, unwind and soak up the sheer sense of space and tranquillity – Request your West Norfolk guide now.