King's Lynn also known as Lynn, is a sea port and market town in the ceremonial county of Norfolk
in the East of England
. It is situated 97 miles (156 km) north of London
and 44 miles (71 km) west of Norwich
.The town has two theatres, museums and other cultural and sporting venues. There are three secondary schools and one college. The service sector, information and communication technologies and creative industries, provide limited employment for the population of King's Lynn and the surrounding area.
Tourism in King's Lynn is a minor industry but still attracts a reasonable number of tourists each year.King's Lynn is the primary retail centre in West Norfolk, as well as being the principal centre for people living outside the border of West Norfolk. The town centre is dominated by budget shops reflecting the spending power of much of the population.The town centre fulfils a leisure role with entertainment centres, bars and restaurants, and has a range of service functions.The town has several public parks, the largest one being the Walks, a historic 17 hectare urban park in the centre of King's Lynn.