The Old Rectory Kings Lynn Bed and  Breakfast Kings Lynn is a stroll through the recently restored park - "The Walks" to the town centre of King's Lynn. We are only 25 minutes drive to the unspoilt North Norfolk coast.

Out & About

Never Too Far

The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast is a pleasant stroll through the recently restored park (The Walks) to the ‘Old Town’ or town centre. We are only twenty five minutes drive to the unspoilt North Norfolk coast. The local cycle path network is 2 minutes ride away. The railway and bus stations are approximately a 10 minute walk or 4 minutes by taxi with the excellent Coasthopper Bus service operating hourly from the train and bus stations.

Being 'born and bred' local people, we are happy to advise you on any aspects of your visit, including recommendations, touring routes, dining out.


Local Suggestions

Just a small selection of the sights and sounds of King's Lynn, Norfolk and the surrounding area, all within reach of the B&B King's Lynn. 

Take a step back in time and explore more of West Norfolk's fascinating history. As well as the maritime legacy of King's Lynn - Captain George Vancouver, whose voyages took him to Canada, was born here in 1757. There's plenty more history to discover in the beautiful West Norfolk countryside, all within reach of the Bed & Breakfast.

H.M. The Queens Country Residence, and only fifteen minutes from the King's Lynn Bed & Breakfast.


15th-century moated manor house, built by the Bedingfeld family in the 15th century, they have lived there ever since. Inside, the family's Catholic history is revealed, complete with a secret priest's hole which you can crawl inside. 


Holkham Hall is privately owned and a lived-in family home. As well as Viscount Coke and his family, two other families live here throughout the year and although the house is closed to the public in the winter, it is never empty or idle. Its library, statues, paintings and furniture are a major source for academic research. Holkham has loaned paintings, furniture and manuscripts to galleries and museums in Italy, Germany, England, Japan and America. All within a short drive from the King's Lynn Bed and Breakfast.


This important Norfolk visitor attraction is one of the largest and best preserved monastic sites in England dating back to 1090.  It was the home of the first Cluniac order of monks to England and the Cluniac love of decoration is everywhere reflected in the extensive ruins. In reach via a lovely country drive from the B&B.

The last remaining fishermen's yard in King's Lynn's, Norfolk, fishing quarter, the North End - fully restored, with a museum, gift shop and tea room. 

The Town House Museum displays the domestic life of King's Lynn's merchants, traders and families from Medieval times to the 1950s. Using reconstructed room settings you can see aspects of everyday life in the Middle Ages. Just a short walk for our guests at the Bed and Breakfast Old Rectory.

Let your imagination run riot as your personal stereo guide takes you through King's Lynn's 1930s police station and into the old cells beyond, where smugglers caught by the revenue men of the Custom House would be thrown.

This popular reserve on the north Norfolk coast has something for everyone. A walk from the visitor centre down to the sandy beach takes you past reedbeds and shallow lagoons, which are often full of birds. You can sit on benches or watch from spacious, wheelchair-accessible hides. Get there with a drive along the Norfolk coast from the Guest House.

At Banham Zoo we provide visitors with an opportunity to appreciate and gain a greater awareness of the diversity and the beauty of the world's living wildlife heritage.


Lynnsport and Leisure Park is situated in 72 acres of parkland, and is one of the largest sports and leisure facilities in the country offering a host of activities for visitors in King's Lynn. 

Situated just a few minutes to the North of the historic market town of King's Lynn at Castle Rising is one of East Anglia's premier golf clubs.

 For all the followers of the football club in King's Lynn, Norfolk. 

Local venue in King's Lynn, Norfolk for various forms of motor sport. King's Lynn Stars are a motorcycle speedway team who compete in the British Elite League.

Refurbished in 1996, King's Lynn Corn Exchange is a concert hall hosting a programme of live entertainment that offers patrons music concerts, comedy, ballet, opera, children's shows and much more.

The Arts Centre is an intimate venue hosting a wide ranging programme of comedy, drama, music, dance, cinema and visual arts. Housed in the 15th century Guildhall of St George, one of England's oldest surviving Guildhalls, the Centre brings this historic building to life with its varied range of presentations in the main auditorium.

Caley Mill, the headquarters of Norfolk Lavender Ltd, was originally a water mill for grinding corn. Built in the local carrstone in the 19th century, and now set in its garden of lavender, roses and herbs, it has become a distinctive Norfolk landmark. In the grounds, we also have a National Collection of Lavenders. Each variety or species has its own bed. There are over 100 different lavenders to see and smell.