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West Norfolk

Tourist Information Centres

Hunstanton TIC
The Town Hall,
The Green,
PE36 6BQ
Tel: 01485 532610
info@visithunstanton.info
visithunstanton.info

King’s Lynn TIC,
The Custom House,
Purfleet Quay,
King's Lynn,
PE30 1HP
Tel: 01553 763044
kings-lynn.tic@west-norfolk.gov.uk
www.visitwestnorfolk.com

Downham Market TIP,
The Priory Centre,
Priory Road,
Downham Market,
PE38 9JS
Tel: 01553 763044 (King's Lynn TIC)
downham-market.tic@west-norfolk.gov.uk
www.visitwestnorfolk.com

Press Contact

Tim Humphreys
Tel: 01553 616643
tim.humphreys@west-norfolk.gov.uk
www.visitwestnorfolk.com

Trade Contact

Phillip Eke
Tel: 01553 616639
phillip.eke@west-norfolk.gov.uk
www.visitwestnorfolk.com

Destination

West Norfolk is a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty. Renowned for its superb coastline, much of it an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', this wonderful part of Norfolk is the ideal place to relax, unwind and soak up the sheer sense of space and tranquillity.

What's on Offer

Amenities

Hunstanton is the ideal base to enjoy Norfolk's superb coastline. It is renowned for its award winning beach, unique striped cliffs and magnificent sunsets. West Norfolk's coastline has vast streches of soft sandy beaches, great for lazy summer days, but also fantastic for invigorating winter walks.

Places to Visit

At King's Lynn explore a wealth of heritage, with cobbled lanes flanked by medieval merchants' houses and two magnificent market places.

Hunstanton has award-winning gardens, a funfair, putting and crazy golf, Sealife Sanctuary and sea tours, plus all the seaside favourites. Attractions nearby include Norfolk Lavender, Snettisham Park, Bircham Windmill, Royal Sandringham and Houghton Hall.

Downham Market is a great base to explore the countryside, waterways and local attractions.

Entertainment

Hunstanton’s Princess Theatre and King’s Lynn's St. George's Guildhall and Alive Corn Exchange, with shows, exhibitions and films.

Shopping

Hunstanton sells a wealth of gifts, souvenirs, local crafts and antiques, and has markets on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. In King's Lynn a mix of historic and modern shopping areas are complemented by markets on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Downham Market has thriving Friday and Saturday markets as well as a craft and collectables market held regularly.

Eating Out

There is a great choice of high quality places to eat including lots of friendly village pubs and cafes.

Recreation & Sport

West Norfolk provides great opportunities for fishing, bird watching, walking and golf. Hunstanton is host to top Watersports competitions and activities, sit back and watch the action or even have a go! Alive Oasis at Hunstanton offers a 25m warm water swimming pool with separate toddler pool and an indoor Fun Castle play area. There are leisure centres in Downham Market and King's Lynn offering excellent leisure facilities.

Holiday & Activity Centres

Hunstanton has two excellent holiday centres with indoor and outdoor pools, cycle hire, fishing lake and golf course.

Conference & Business Facilities

A range of conference facilities accommodate from 5 to 700.

Accommodation

Estimated total bed spaces: 6200
Serviced: 2380
Self-catering: 3757
Static & Chalets: 700
Touring Caravans/Tents number of pitches: 3000
Youth and Group Accommodation: 150

Getting There

Road

M11/A10 from London (approx. 2 hrs),
Birmingham (approx. 2 hrs 15 minutes).

Rail

London King's Cross to King’s Lynn (approx. 1 hr 40 minutes).

Sea

Holland to Harwich (approx. 2.5 hrs Harwich - King’s Lynn).

Air

Norwich Airport (approx. 1 hr to King’s Lynn), Stansted Airport (approx. 1.5 hrs to King’s Lynn).