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King’s Lynn Experiences For Groups

Suggested ideas for superb group-oriented experiences to be found in and around the historic market town of King’s Lynn.

King’s Lynn for Groups and Coach Touring Operators

The Saturday Market Place with Trinity Guild Hall

Situated as it is on the banks of the River Great Ouse, the town of King’s Lynn has a thriving maritime scene. Fishing boats landing shellfish from the Wash and much larger vessels loading grain, for example, can all be seen on gentle rambles around the town’s quayside and King’s Staithe Square. Further into the town centre, there is a wealth of stunning architecture, venues, hospitality and retail experiences for groups – whether it be relaxing daytrips or high quality and entertaining overnight stays.

The following ideas and potential group experiences give merely a flavour of all the great itineraries and experiences that are possible within the town of King’s Lynn.

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The King’s Lynn ‘Primetime Show Night’ Package

The Alive Corn Exchange on Tuesday Market Place, King’s Lynn

A suggested 1 or 2-night package for groups – this experience being of broad appeal for almost all age ranges, with an entertaining itinerary which could include:

  • A key headlining event from the events programme at the Alive Corn Exchange, on the grand Tuesday Market Place in the very heart of the town centre.
  • A possible pre-theatre meal or Afternoon Tea offer for groups at one of several high quality hospitality venues within the town.
  • A post-show drinks opportunity at Massey & Co. or other large bar or lounge within the town centre close-by.
  • An overnight stay at the historic Dukes Head Hotel for the whole entourage.
  • A half-day to explore the fascinating architecture and heritage of the maritime town of King’s Lynn (with great retail and hospitality experiences to be had throughout the town centre – all within a 5-10 minute walk).
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King’s Lynn – The Festival Town

The King’s Lynn Festival

A suggested 1 or 2-night package experience for groups and tours.

King’s Lynn Festival, now in its 72nd year, continues to provide high-quality performances of classical music, recitals, choral performances, jazz, folk, talks, walks, exhibitions and films.  The Festival features internationally renowned performers and uses beautiful historic venues around the town, including England’s largest surviving Medieval Guildhall. The Festival’s ongoing success has helped establish King’s Lynn as a Festival Town, and is especially known for bringing new compositions to audiences as part of its broad programme of music and arts.

  • Two major headline King’s Lynn Festival events from a high quality programme, possibly to be held at the grand King’s Lynn Town Hall, St George’s Guildhall or Corn Exchange.
  • Two possible pre-performance meal opportunities for groups.
  • Post-show refreshments at a choice of nearby establishments in the town centre, depending on the size of your group.
  • A stay at the historic Dukes Head Hotel for the whole coach group (depending on availability).
  • A full day to explore the historic town of King’s Lynn (with possible retail experiences and Stories of Lynn museum visits included) – with suggested daytime itineraries, highlighted venues for afternoon tea, and self-guided trails by Visit West Norfolk.

Vibrant Wonders of the Sandringham Estate

The Sandringham Estate

A possible 1 to 2-night seasonal package with great international appeal and, depending on the time of booking, could include a trip to the renowned annual Sandringham Flower Show (held each July). The Sandringham Estate is merely 8.5 miles away from King’s Lynn town centre.

Wintertime in King’s Lynn

A suggested 1-night package for groups – this experience being of broad appeal for almost all age ranges, with an entertaining itinerary which could include:

  • Why not take in a traditional pantomime, rock concert or other great headlining event from the Alive Corn Exchange year-round events programme in the very heart of the town centre.
  • A cozy pre-theatre meal or Afternoon Tea offer for groups at one of several high quality hospitality venues within the town.
  • A relaxed post-show drinks opportunity at Massey & Co. or other large bar or lounge within the town centre area.
  • Depending on the time of your stay, have great fun and sample the sweet delights at the historic travelling ‘Mart’ fairground in King’s Lynn (which arrives on the Tuesday Market Place, come rain or shine, from mid-February each year).
  • Also dependent on the time of your visit, there may even be a great seasonal market happening within the town centre, offering great artisanal gifts and local produce.
  • An overnight stay at the historic Dukes Head Hotel for the whole group.
  • An afternoon to explore the fascinating architecture and heritage of the maritime town of King’s Lynn (with great retail and hospitality experiences to be had throughout the town centre regardless of the time of year – all within a 5-10 minute walk).

Discover more about King’s Lynn

The Where to Stay in West Norfolk publication for 2022.

History

King’s Lynn is brim full of history with a magnificent heritage of buildings and stories…
The Where to Stay in West Norfolk publication for 2022.

Architecture

Rich in heritage and maritime history, King’s Lynn’s past has left a wonderful array of historic buildings and two magnificent marketplaces.

The Where to Stay in West Norfolk publication for 2022.

Attractions

King’s Lynn has an impressive range of visitor attractions which tell of the town’s fascinating and often colourful past.
The Where to Stay in West Norfolk publication for 2022.

Leisure, Arts & Entertainment

From leisure centres and local sports events to a whole range of lively entertainment, there truly is something for everyone in King’s Lynn.