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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

 

The Nar Valley Way is a 34 miles long walk, running from the historic port of King's Lynn to the Museum of Rural life at Gressenhall, and is contained almost entirely within the watershed of the River Nar.

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1HP

 
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 Heacham parish church

There is evidence of settlement in the Heacham area, for around the last 5,000 years, with numerous Neolithic and bronze age finds

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 7DB

tel: 01485 532610

 
The village church

The pretty little village of Holme-next-the-Sea is on the stunning Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6LH

tel: 01485 532610

 
Old Hunstanton Beach

Sea Lane, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6JN

 
The colourful village sign

North Runcton is situated about 4 miles south east of King’s Lynn. In the centre of the village is the green and All Saints' parish church.

North Runcton, Norfolk, PE33 0RA

tel: 01553 763044

 
The village clock

Grimston and its neighbour Pott Row are around 7 miles east of King’s Lynn and just a few miles away from the Royal family's residence at Sandringham.

Grimston, Norfolk, PE32 1BD

tel: 01553 763044

 
The Castle Acre Trail

This is a walking Murder Mystery Trail.

Castle Acre, Norfolk, -

tel: 01362 694132

 
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

 
Explore the ruins at Castle Acre

The village of Castle Acre lies on the River Nar, 15 miles east of King’s Lynn. It is best known today for the twin ruins of Castle Acre Castle and Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre, Norfolk, PE32 2XD

tel: 01553 763044

 
The village sign

The village of West Acre lies 12 miles east of King’s Lynn on the north side of the River Nar in a heavily wooded valley.

West Acre, Norfolk, PE32 1TR

tel: 01553 763044

 
The Brecks

Cycle Route: Ecotech Centre-Swaffham Town Centre-The Brecks-Cockley Cley-Gooderstone-Oxborough-Eastmoor-Beachamwell-Drymere

  • Access: Day ride, easy, circular; on roads.
  • Miles: 20

Turbine Way, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7HT

 
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 Burnham Market Trail

This is a walking trail set in and around the village centre. The trail is approximately 1.5 miles long - you should allow 1.5 hours to complete it.

Burnham Market, Norfolk, -

tel: 01362 694132

 
The Gayton Parish Church

The village of Gayton is 7 miles east of King’s Lynn. It is a thriving village in West Norfolk at the centre of the Gayton Group of Parishes with the smaller village of Gayton Thorpe nearby.

Gayton, Norfolk, PE32 1PA

tel: 01553 763044

 
Watlington village church

Watlington is located 7 miles south of King’s Lynn and 8 miles north of Downham Market. Easily accessible from the A10,

Watlington, Norfolk, PE33 0HA

tel: 01553 763044

 
Bird Observatory near the beach

In the relatively thin strip of land between the village and the sea, large areas of salt marsh much used by birds for feeding and breeding are to be found.

Beach Road, Holme-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, PE36 6LG

tel: 01485 525149