Castle Rising Castle

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It was built in 1140 by William D'Albini as an ostentatious way of showing his increased importance after marrying Alice of Louvain, the widow of Henry I. The Keep is set in 12 acres of grounds, which are a pleasant place for picnics and, has some of the largest ramparts in Britain being in places 120 feet from top to Bottom. The village of Castle Rising is beautifully preserved and features a fine Norman church and an important 17th century Almshouse.

Picnic area. Suitablity for the Disabled: Suitable.

Guide Prices

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  • Disabled toilets

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
Take the A148 from King's Lynn.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is King's Lynn station, which is 5 miles away.

Castle Rising Castle


Castle Rising, Lynn Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6AH

Tel: 01553 631330

Opening Times

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