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Invitation to explore west Norfolk

Explore West Norfolk Invitation with pictures of a Church, a windmill, Castle Rising and a wood.

Published: Monday, 1st April 2019

A new website and apps that explore the rural gems, history, heritage and changing landscape of west Norfolk are now live.

Supported by Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk and funded by the LEADER programme, Explore West Norfolk is available online and through two apps.

By downloading the Explore West Norfolk app you can discover a wide selection of captivating castles, medieval churches, famous historic houses, along with our nature reserves and wildlife.

The Walk West Norfolk app brings together hundreds of miles of selected walks and cycle routes throughout west Norfolk. Follow the app while walking or cycling around the area.

Search for “Explore West Norfolk” and “Walk West Norfolk” in the app store or visit

The apps and website will be officially launched at three iconic venues:

  • Discover Downham Heritage Centre; 15 April, between 1:00pm and 4:00pm.
  • Walpole St Peter Church; 23 April, between 1:00pm and 4:00pm.
  • Bircham Windmill; 26 April, between 1:00pm and 4:00pm.

Local businesses are invited to attend any of these free-to-attend launch events to try the apps and the website and find out how to join in.

Free refreshments will be available.

Businesses are encouraged to email for more details and to let us know if they intend to join any of the launch events.

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