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Swaffham

Swaffham is an attractive, family friendly Norfolk market town which sits at the very northern point of the Brecks, an area of outstanding tranquillity and beauty which stretches across Norfolk & Suffolk.

Town Centre, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7RB

 

Southery is a small village located 6 miles south of Downham Market and 11 miles north of Ely, on the edge of the Cambridge border in Norfolk on the A10 and is predominantly an arable farming community.

Churchgate Street, Southery, Norfolk, PE38 0ND

 
A classic village sign will be there to greet you

Around ½ mile inland from Burnham Market, the village of Burnham Thorpe is the birthplace of Horatio Nelson. His father, Edmund Nelson, moved to Burnham Thorpe in 1755, after his marriage

Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, PE31 8HN

tel: 01485 532610

 

The Fen Rivers Way, a long distance path running for nearly 80kms (50 miles) between the historic settlements of Cambridge and King's Lynn, traces the course of rivers that drain slowly across the Fens into the Wash.

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DT

 
The Denver village sign (the sluice side)

Denver is a charming village about 1 miles south of Downham Market. Situated on the edge of the Fens, the village gently descends on the flat Fens toward Denver Sluice.

Denver Village, Norfolk, PE38 0DF

tel: 01553 763044

 
The Hunstanton Bandstand

The only west facing resort on the east coast of England - there are two sides to Hunstanton.

Town Centre, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6BQ

 

Godwick, Tittleshall, King's Lynn, Norfolk, UK

 
The village church

Situated around 9 miles west of King’s Lynn, The Walpoles comprise two villages, Walpole St Peter and Walpole St. Andrew, as well as the hamlet of Walpole Marsh

The Walpoles, Norfolk, PE14 7NS

tel: 01553 763044

 
Brancaster Beach

From the Hunstanton direction, the further around the West Norfolk coast you go, you will discover the quieter pleasures on Brancaster beach, with its natural dunes.

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8AX

tel: 01485 532610

 
The fantastic Hunstanton beach

Hunstanton is a gently sloping beach with rock pools at the northern end leading to Hunstanton's famous red and white stripped cliffs.

Hunstanton, Norfolk, -

tel: 01485 535150

 
Narborough village sign

Narborough is situated in the Nar Valley, with the river Nar flowing through on its way to the River Great Ouse at King’s Lynn which is around 10 miles away.

Narborough, Norfolk, PE32 1SZ

tel: 01553 763044

 
Historic buildings found throughout the village

The village of Castle Rising, 5 miles north east of King’s Lynn, was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1066, when it was owned by Odo, Bishop of Bayeux, the half-brother of William the Conqueror.

Castle Rising, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6AH

tel: 01553 763044

 
The village church

Pentney is located about 8 miles south east of King’s Lynn. It is in the valley of the River Nar, a tributary of the River Great Ouse.

Pentney Village, Nr King's Lynn, PE32

 

Gaywood Plantation is small woodland, adjacent to a residential area, on the outskirts of Kings Lynn. The wood is characterised by large mature oaks with a hazel coppice under storey.

Plantation Wood, off Parkway, Gaywood, King's Lynn, PE30 4QJ

 
The North Wootton parish church

North Wootton village is immediately adjacent to King’s Lynn. Former marshland, drained several centuries ago, links the village to the coast

North Wootton, Norfolk, PE30 3RE

tel: 01553 763044

 
The village church

Old Hunstanton is a village settlement adjacent to the larger resort of Hunstanton or New Hunstanton. The quiet character of Old Hunstanton remains distinct from and complements that of its busy sibling

Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6JJ

tel: 01485 532610

 

Every evening from dusk, beautiful art installations light up six buildings around the King's Lynn town centre.

King's Lynn Town Centre, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1HP

tel: 01553 763044

 
The King's Lynn Town Hall

Dating back to the 12th C. the market town of King's Lynn was once one of England's most important ports.

Town Centre, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1HP