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Roydon Common

Address: Grimston Road, King's Lynn, England
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Ranked #18 of 21 Attractions in King's Lynn
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lovely place for a short or long walk. Many different trails to go down and things to find such as some historic treats. Wandering horses roam the area which my nieces loved too. Perfect escape for some fresh air. :) You may need wellies depending where and when you walk...preferably ones without a hole in like mine (soggy sock doesn't... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a lovely area to explore. Do wear stout shoes in summer though and keep dogs under control because we have startled adders basking in the sun!!

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Newmarket, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Put on your jacket and scarf, boot up and go for a bracing stroll on this lovely common. Freezing when we visited this time, but we've been in all seasons and it is well worth a visit, either just for the walk or to see all the wildlife and the ponies.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have visited this area many times walking my dog. There is lots to see for nature lovers many bird and other wildlife. If you like walking there are many tracks to follow.

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Top Contributor
268 reviews 268 reviews
105 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

This is an ancient and beautiful reserve. Roydon Common is one of the largest surviving open heaths in this part of Norfolk. It is a relic of the grazing areas that once covered much North West Norfok. It was designated a NNR (National Nature Reserve) in 1995. The reserve has sweeping views, heaths, bogs and long walks along the ancient... More 

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