Car hire in King's Lynn
Car hire in King's Lynn This historic Norfolk market town boasts a wonderful mix of culture, shopping and entertainment, but it's also the ideal place to start exploring the wider area, from the delightful Broads to the East Anglian coastline.
What I need to know
We will check over 1,500 local car hire suppliers to help you find a vehicle that suits you in King's Lynn. It's a very simple process, as there is just one form involved, no credit card fees and you can amend your booking without charge.
Where to pick up my car
A number of well-known and reputable car hire companies are based at convenient locations throughout the centre of King's Lynn, meaning the vehicle collection process is straightforward and hassle-free.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
The iconic Custom House overlooks the port and offers a fascinating display on King's Lynn's maritime heritage. It's also where the Tourist Information Centre is located, so any information you need on places you want to visit can easily be found here.
One local highlight is Sandringham House, the country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, which includes a museum, country park and visitor centre.
Nearby King's Lynn
Visitors to King's Lynn should make a point of heading down the A134 to Thetford Forest, the largest lowland pine forest in the UK and home to a rich variety of animal and plant life.
The historic city of Ely, a place bursting with charm, beauty and the location of one of England's most magnificent cathedrals, is also well worth visiting. It's just a 45-minute drive away down the A10.
King's Lynn is a great base from which to explore other parts of Norfolk, such as its beautiful coastline. Cromer is a charming seaside town, with wonderful cliffs overlooking fine sandy beaches.
Great Yarmouth also offers a classic and quintessentially English seaside experience, with its rides and rollercoasters at the Pleasure Beach providing maximum excitement to visitors.
Eating and drinking
King's Lynn offers an eclectic and cosmopolitan array of eating and drinking establishments, with all tastes and dietary requirements more than catered for.
Things to do
Visitors to the area should make a point of visiting King's Lynn Minster, a local place of worship dating back over 900 years and an imposing structure in the town's market area. It's bursting with history and information about the town.
Anyone interested in the area's historic buildings should also head to Oxburgh Hall, a moated country house dating back to the 15th century that is run by the National Trust.
King's Lynn is very close to the Wash, a shallow bay that opens into the North Sea and the largest estuary system in the UK.
With its muddy tidal creeks and rolling sand dunes, it's the perfect habitat for all sorts of wild plants and animals.
Visitors can therefore be sure of seeing stunning spectacles here at any time of the year, from rare water birds to common seals.
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