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West Norfolk

Tourist Information Centres

King's Lynn TIC
Stories of Lynn
Saturday Market Place,
King’s Lynn
Norfolk PE30 5DQ
Tel: 01553 774297

Press Contact

Phil Eke
Tel: 01553 616639

Trade Contact

Phillip Eke
Tel: 01553 616639


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


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.


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


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 street market stalls on Tuesdays. 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.


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


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


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


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


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