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Greyfriars Tower, Kings Lynn

Greyfriars Tower, Kings Lynn, Norfolk PE30 5BZ View on map

Grade I listed scheduled ancient monument and the only visible remains of a Medieval Franciscan Priory, one of only 3 surviving in England. The site dates from 1230 and the tower was built in the15th century. Situated within the Tower Gardens which were laid out in 1911. The tower is a key landmark in King's Lynn and it owes its survival to this as, for centuries, it proved useful as a seamark for traders and sailors navigating the difficult waters of The Wash.


Opening Arrangements

Access to the exterior at all reasonable times. Park open during daylight hours.


On London Road on the main entrance road to Kings Lynn. Rail: Kings Lynn (½ mile). Bus: On main bus route and near bus station.

Parking Spaces


Roadside parking adjacent to property.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes