walsingham abbey



How to find us

Walsingham lies between Fakenham and Wells-next-the-Sea.

Admission to the Abbey Grounds is at the Shirehall Museum in Little Walsingham.

Entry at the High Street Gate for groups and during the snowdrop season (February weekends and February half term).

The Museum is closed Nov-Jan. The Abbey Grounds remain open, admission through the Walsingham Estate Office, 10 Common Place, Walsingham NR22 6BP



Pay and display at the Old Mill car park (signed from Common Place and Cokers Hill/Egmere Road).


Pay and display at junction of Sandy Lane and Station Road. Approach via the signed route (from Fakenham take B1105 towards Wells-next-the-Sea; right turn signposted Walsingham, 5 miles from Fakenham). Enter the village on the Egmere Road, not via the High Street (which is very narrow). Turn is opposite the Wells & Walsingham Light Railway.

By Rail

The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

Local bus services

49 runs King’s Lynn - Fakenham. Coastliner 36 bus service runs Fakenham - Wells, via Walsingham, approx every hour. At Wells links with the Coasthopper 4 which runs along the coast Wells - Cromer and links at Cromer to North Walsham.

Bus stops in Common Place and next to the Anglican Shrine. Bus stops by request.

Coastliner and Service 49 bus services run by Lynx

Coasthopper bus services run by Sanders

Walsingham car parks machines accept cash and most payment cards

Mill Car Park: for cars only

2 hours - £2.00

4 hours - £3.00

24 hours - £5.00

48 hours - £8.00

Weekly - £20.00

Coach park: coaches and cars (car rates as Mill car park)

Coach parking:

4 hours - £5.00

24 hours - £8.00

48 hours - £10.00

Weekly £25.00


Longer stays: three month tickets £65.00.

Purchase from: The Estate Office, office hours Monday-Friday 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

10 Common Place, Walsingham NR22 6BP