Welcome to King's Lynn
Situated on the East Coast of England on The Wash, Kings Lynn has been steadily growing since the Middle Ages, to become a centre for commerce, business, leisure and tourism.
The town’s success dates back to the 14th and 15th centuries when reclamation of land from the Great Ouse River allowed merchants to build workplaces, homes and warehouses which further enhanced the trading status of Kings Lynn. There are several fine examples of these buildings in King’s Lynn, together with the Guildhalls and Churches etc.
Today the town has its old quarter which attracts visitors from all over the world, coupled with a busy pedestrianised modern shopping centre. The facilities Kings Lynn has to offer include a good-range of shops, restaurants and entertainments, plus additional retail centres which include large supermarkets and furniture stores etc. The regular services from the Bus Station provide access to Hunstanton and the North Norfolk Coast, Wisbech, and South Lincolnshire. The railway lines to Cambridge and London make Kings Lynn an ideal location for the commuter.
King's Lynn is well placed for the recreational areas along the unspoilt North Norfolk Coast. The house, woodlands and grounds of nearby Royal Sandringham is a popular attraction, and there are several National Trust properties within easy reach of the town. Norwich, Cambridge and Newmarket, etc. are within comfortable motoring distance.