Car hire in King's Lynn gives you the freedom to explore this historically-rich town at your own pace...
You'll certainly want plenty of time to tour this attractive destination, which is located in the north of Norfolk and within minutes of the coast.
If you are in any doubt regarding the former fortunes of this strategic sea town then take a moment to look around. Grand merchants' houses stand proud on the river banks, offering those with lively imaginations a glimpse at the many comings and goings of this ancient port, while the distinct design of the Custom House never fails to conjure images of the past. While you're travelling back in time, make a beeline for the markets, which serve as reminders of what an important and bustling centre of trade King's Lynn once was (and in many ways still is).
Follow the Hanse Trail to learn more about the Hanseatic history of Lynn, as the town is commonly known, while the Maritime Trail delves into different aspects of the past. If neither of these options appeals, retrace the footsteps of medieval pilgrims on the Pilgrimage Trail. You could also follow the 18th century path known as The Walks, which meanders past the ancient church known as The Red Mount. There's certainly a lot to see on foot around King's Lynn.
A host of museums offer rainy day looks at the town's fascinating story. Lynn Museum is one of the best and it chronicles much more than King's Lynn. Its centrepiece is the incredible Seahenge, a Bronze Age timber circle that was excavated from a nearby beach.
Sightseeing around King's Lynn is made easy when you rent a car. Book your great value car hire deal using TravelSupermarket's search tool and arrange to collect your vehicle at a convenient downtown location in King's Lynn.
There's so much to see around King's Lynn; car hire is a savvy investment if you want to discover more of England...
You don't even have to leave west Norfolk to enjoy a diverse range of attractions. Windmills, farms, stately homes, wildlife sanctuaries, prime bird- and animal-spotting sites, seaside resorts... even a royal estate - there's no shortage of ways to spend your time in this appealing corner of the UK.
The Sandringham Estate, the glorious Norfolk retreat of Her Majesty the Queen, is just 15 minutes by road from King's Lynn. The house, museum and gardens can be seen at different times throughout the year so check in advance what will be open during your visit.
The coastal village of Snettisham is a 20-minute drive from King's Lynn. Here you can view birds at the RSPB reserve or enjoy family fun in the outdoors at Snettisham Park.
There are many nearby beaches, sand dunes and coastal reserves that visitors young and old will spend many happy hours exploring, whatever the weather. Consider trips to Heacham, Holme Dunes, Holme-next-the-Sea and Brancaster. And if traditional seaside resorts get your vote, be sure to visit Hunstanton. Sitting elegantly above the Wash and looking out westwards over the water, Hunstanton will baffle the mind when the sun sets on the watery horizon - on Britain's east coast! It's a thoroughly captivating coastal resort that has never really fallen out of favour with families who do like to be beside the seaside.