Here at the Minster, there is lots to see and do. Whether you're hoping to get married, have your child baptised, attend one of our concerts, visit us on a Sunday for the first time, light a candle or explore the heritage of our beautiful building, we hope to offer a warm welcome.
The Minster is situated in the historic surroundings of the Saturday Market Place in the heart of King’s Lynn. Founded by the first Bishop of Norwich, Herbert de Losinga, in 1101, the Minster has offered a welcome to pilgrims and visitors for over 900 years.
The Minster is normally open all day, every day.
Visitors are welcome to join us for any service or just walk around and enjoy the atmosphere of this Historic and Holy Church.
We're located in the Diocese of Norwich, and are a part of the Church of England, which is a member of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
The Minster is open for private prayer and visitors every day from 8.30am - 6pm.
The parish of King's Lynn: St. Margaret w St. Nicholas (King's Lynn Minster) is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Norwich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.
King's Lynn Minster (St Margaret's Church) Charity No. 1140015