Kings Lynn is a town in Norfolk in the east of England. Historically, Kings Lynn was an important medieval port due to its location on the Great Ouse river. This maritime connection still exists and in more recent times it gained a reputation as a centre for the seafood industry especially for inshore products such as prawns, cockles and shrimps. Other important industries in the area include agricultural services, food processing and chemical manufacture.
Tourism is also important for Kings Lynn and its 'Old Town' and towering church giving an immediate insight into the towns rich history. Local attractions include Green Quay which hosts regular events and exhibitions, Castle Rising which is a famous 12th century castle, Kings Lynn Corn Exchange - a large venue with a varied programme of shows and performers.