Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants

Nearest travel links

Airport Norwich or Stansted 80 km
Train station Downham Market 6 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Downham Market

Sports Golf course on site or within 15 min walk, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Cycling holidays

How to get there

Whether travelling by road, air, or sea, West Norfolk is easily accessible whatever your mode of transport.

By Car

West Norfolk is easily accessed via the M11, A10 or A1 from the south and via the A47 and A17 from the Midlands and the North. Plan your route:

By Coach

National Express services run to King's Lynn from London Victoria via Cambridge.

Tel: 08717 818181

By Rail

First Capital Connect operates services from London King's Cross to Downham Market and King's Lynn – hourly to King's Lynn (half hourly at peak times) with average journey time 1 hr 40 mins. (East Midlands Trains offer connecting services from the Midlands and the North via Peterborough and Ely). At King's Cross/London St Pancras Eurostar provides direct services to Paris and Brussels.


Tel: 08432 186186

First Capital Connect

Tel: 0845 0264700

East Midlands Trains

Tel: 08457 125678

National rail enquiries

Tel: 0845 7484950

By Air

West Norfolk enjoys good links to both domestic and international locations. Norwich International is just over 1 hour drive. London Stansted airport is approximately 1.5 hours drive. London Heathrow, Gatwick and East Midlands airports are each around 2.5 hours drive.

Norwich International

Tel: 01603 411923

London Stansted

Tel: 0844 3351803

By Ferry

The nearest ferry port is Harwich (approx 2 hours drive). Stena Line operates car and passenger ferries to Hook of Holland. DFDS Seaways operates services to Esbjerg in Denmark. P&O Ferries links The Port of Hull (approx 2.5 hours drive) to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.

Stena Line

Tel: 08447 707070

DFDS Seaways

Tel: 0871 5229955

P&O Ferries

Tel: 08716 642121