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Castle Rising


A community surrounded by history

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Castle Rising
8 mins to Sandringham
9 mins to South Wootton
15 mins to King's Lynn
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At the heart of Castle Rising lies its namesake, Castle Rising Castle - a magnificent medieval fortress which exudes an air of regal grace.

Castle Rising

Within this village, you can while away a day and immerse yourself in the rich history as you explore the ancient stone walls and towering keep. The castle stands as a testament to the past, a reminder of the bygone era when kings and queens roamed the land. Wander through its well-preserved ruins, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time, connecting with the lives of the people who once inhabited these impressive walls.

Beyond the castle’s walls, the village of Castle Rising welcomes you with open arms. Meander through its quaint streets lined with charming cottages adorned with colourful gardens. Embrace the warm and friendly atmosphere as you interact with the passers by in the village.

Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the tranquil surroundings. Embark on leisurely walks along idyllic footpaths, passing by water ways and quiet roads, all winding through lush meadows and ancient woodlands. For those with the correct walking boots, and mindset, a good walk can be taken to Wolferton along paths by the A149. Discover often unseen and diverse flora and fauna, offering a delightful opportunity for wildlife spotting.

After an afternoon of good walking, is there anything better than treating your taste buds to some lovely food? The village’s Castle Rising Tea Rooms offers some delightful desserts - from coffee to chocolate cake, scones to cookies, or pastries and pies - something for all tastes. The Black Horse pub offers a heartier meal with a range of pub classics - ideal to enjoy in the beer garden with rolling field views.

Find a new outfit at Allez Chic, a popular lady’s clothes shop offering an assortment of styles. Unique Bride and Hats is great spot for wedding wear and gifts, with the village also having a dental surgery.

Golf enthusiasts will find their haven at the King’s Lynn Golf Club, where lush greens play host to challenging courses ideal for both new players or those with a lower handicap rating.

While Castle Rising maintains its old-world charm, modern amenities are within easy reach. Nearby King’s Lynn provide access to shops, boutiques, and local artisans, offering a delightful array of shopping experiences. With its train station services to London, running regularly, a life at Castle Rising may be enjoyed without sacrificing your need to well-connected.