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Address: Grimston Road, King's Lynn, England
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There are not that many areas like this in Norfolk. Kelling Heath is one but I struggle to think of others. Almost like Scotland, a raised area (Noel Coward was mistaken) with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
tyketyke
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not that many areas like this in Norfolk. Kelling Heath is one but I struggle to think of others. Almost like Scotland, a raised area (Noel Coward was mistaken) with great views and covered with heather. To find it, take the King's Lynn bypass (A149), drive up to Knight's Hill roundabout and take the exit to Hillington (3rd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to walk, with or without your dog, The open views are lovely, and during our walk we saw cows and ponies grazing. In fine weather it is a fantastic place to stroll

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Unpretentious site has some nice paths, please keep dogs on lead inside the reserve. Plenty of bird life, although it is funny to watch the stream of twitchers chasing sightings of birds from one site to the next..

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Fresh air lovely views and, When we go there are always lots of dogs, this is not a complaint at all we love to see them, and the type of people who walk their dogs regularly train them really well and the dogs love it to, if your dog is not trained and it decides to go off be warned... More 

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Aldeby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We had been assured this was very clearly signposted - but this is not the case at all. To access, head East on A148 from roundabout and take your first right - the common is on your right and there is a sandy, unmade track on your right on which to park. No sign-posts for it though! We only had... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

A great place to see some great wildlife . Winter raptor roost viewing at its very best . Get in good place to scan the heath just before dusk and wait for the owls and harriers to arrive . on a negative point the car park is dreadful and needs sorting ASAP , Very large pot holes .

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1 Thank cliff d
United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

A lovely area for a walk. Semi wild ponies roam around and munch on the grasses and plants. Car park is full of holes which fill with water, so careful driving in.

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1 Thank BarnOwl2014
Norfolk
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Amazing landscape which houses many a rare breed and Norfolks finest wildlife. Extensive walks and ponies too

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Sensitive site for a wide range of wildlife from sandy heathland to a mire, each with a vast range of plants & habitats of their type.

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Norfolk
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Nice to visit on a dry day, once you have got past the entrance from the road. The pot holes and gravel spoil the experience of the walk. Not a place I would bother with too often.

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