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“Lovely Gardens.”
Review of Grey Friars Tower

Grey Friars Tower
Ranked #17 of 57 things to do in King's Lynn
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The tower was built in the15th century and has been restored to a very high standard. It was once part of a former monastary. The gardens are kept immaculate and are a credit to the gardeners. I've been many times over many years and it still has the same appeal.

1  Thank Anton B
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Theres not much to this attraction in itself, just the tower with a history plaque and as far as i know you cannot gain access to the steps inside. However it is set in a lovely green park with plane trees and benches, tennis courts etc so your kids can play and you can admire the place.

Thank edithcake
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Very well presented in gardens with good information boards. Close to The Walks and the shopping streets.

Thank Rachael B
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Set in a small central park, the tower is one of Lynn's "iconic" landmarks, and in recent years the spaces around it have benefited from having the positions of the former nave, cloisters etc of the old Friary clearly marked. The Tower shares the park with the town war memorial and some very well-kept garden plots. Entry is through any of three gates, costs nothing, and is a welcome oasis of calm in an area of Lynn with busy roads on at least three sides of the park. Signs on the gates say that the park is locked at dusk...well, get in early because in Lynn dusk seems to come early, in late afternoon in broad daylight, even in sumer!

2  Thank obsSouthampton
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

visited the tower whilst on holiday with 2 clients who have learning difficulties its a great piece of history it dates back to the 15th century it was part of a monastery that was destroyed by henry the 8th its set in gardens that were once the grounds of a monastery worth a look if you're in kings lynn !

1  Thank steve1954Liverpool
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