Lynn is a lovely town on the River Great Ouse that was a prosperous port in the 16th century when it controlled much of the trade between England and northern Germany.
Custom House, Corner King Street & Purfleet, Kings Lynn
Tel (01553) 763 044
Open Mon-Sat 9.15am-5pm; Sun 10.15am-5pm
National Express have buses to Birmingham, Cambridge, London, Norwich and Peterborough.
First operate buses in Norfolk and neighbouring counties. The FirstDay ticket costs £11 and gives you one day unlimited travel on First buses in East Anglia.
Buses stop at the Vancouver Centre.
This museum in a Victorian chapel houses a collection of exhibits on local history.
Market Street, Kings Lynn
Tel (01553) 775 001
Admission £3.10; free Oct 2009-Mar 2010
Open Tue-Sat 10am-5pm
The Queen's country retreat has been described as "the most comfortable house in England". The royal family regularly uses the house and the main ground floor rooms are open to the public. There is also a museum on the site that displays many items relating to the royal family including a collection of vintage cars.
Sandringham, near Kings Lynn
Bus 411, coastliner
Tel (01553) 772 675
Admission £10; museum and gardens only £6.50
Open 10 Apr-23 Jul & 1 Aug-30 Sep 11am-4.45pm daily; Oct 11am-3pm daily
This museum chronicles domestic life in Lynn from medieval times to the 1950s featuring reconstructed rooms from various periods in the town’s history.
46 Queen Street, Kings Lynn
Tel (01553) 773 450
Open Jan-Apr Mon-Sat 10am-4pm; May-Sep Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 2pm-5pm; Oct-Dec Mon-Sat 10am-4pm