Archive for the tag 'Kings Lynne'

A brief history quoted from an information pack in our room at Bank House:
Described by Nikolaus Pevsner as one of the finest houses in King’s Lynn, Bank House was built in the early 18th Century for one of the King’s Lynn’s many rich and successful merchants. The house is Grade II* listed and is recognised [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2023

The gardens are situation in what once was the friary orchard. When the friary was closed in 1538, the tower and the land around it passed to the Town Council.
Part of this land was never permanently built on. Tower Gardens was laid out in 1911 as a public park to commemorate the coronation of King [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 1st 2023

5 Comments CherryPie on Oct 31st 2023

The dinosaurs confined themselves to Norwich city centre but the mammoths wandered further afield around Norfolk. I saw a few in the wilds and captured a couple meandering around Kings Lynne.

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 26th 2023

Change yourself and you have done your part in changing the world.
Paramahansa Yogananda

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 1st 2023

Castle Rising Castle is one of the most famous 12th Century castles in England. The stone keep, built in around 1140ad, is amongst the finest surviving examples of its kind anywhere in the country and, together with the massive surrounding earthworks, ensures that Rising is a castle of national importance.
In its time Rising has served [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 23rd 2023

Whilst Mr C was using the shower the water flow unexpectedly stopped. I was just about to go down to reception to report the issue when the water flow,  just as unexpectedly, started again. Mr C showered quickly before anything else could go wrong. The breakfast menu was comprehensive and cooked to order. I chose [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 3rd 2022