Useful Links

These are links rather than adverts, and no recommendation should be implied. Please get in touch if you’d like your local business website added to the list.

Local organisations and families

You can go straight to any of the sites below by clicking on the web address

St.Botolph’s Church The Grade 1 listed Parish Church of Grimston

St.Andrew’s Church, Congham    Congham’s Parish Church is in St.Andrew’s Lane

Repeat Prescription Orderline   You can book your repeat prescription here if you are a patient of Grimston Medical Centre and have your user name and password to hand (collected from the Medical Centre)

Archaeology of each of the 3 parishes  Norfolk Archaeology have published a report on each parish in the county, including Grimston, Congham and Roydon. You can read them, and contact the Archaeological Unit with further information. Beyond that there’s always wikipedia!

Grimston has 6 fine church bells  Many groups of ringers visit Grimston every year to ring the fine bells

King’s Lynn & W. Norfolk Borough Council  Information and statistics on the area

Grimston connection with Virginia USA One of Grimston’s residents went to Jamestown in the 1600’s and made a big name for himself.

Exploits of a Grimston son in the USA Adam Thorowgood of Grimston born 1604

Adam Thorowgood’s Congham inspiration One of the members of the Spelman family of Congham was Henry Spelman, one of the first settlers of Virginia

World Championship Snail racing  This famous event which forms part of the Congham Fete each July, on Grimston Cricket Club’s pitch on Lynn Road, Congham/Grimston on the third Saturday of July (for the date see the events calendar)

Stories from the past…

A book has been produced of articles from parish magazines from the early years of the last century (1908-1933) including Grimston and Congham with some contemporary photos. We have copies at £7.99 (from which a small commission goes to our churches) or you can order from the website

Local businesses

Businesses based operating in the local area

Hotel in the Village Congham Hall Hotel

Local Vet Sunnyside Vets  based in Roydon

Norfolk Property Maintenance  Fitted kitchens, bedrooms, tiling, painting, decorating

Local Schools

Holly Meadows School The Primary School in Vong Lane takes all local children up to 11.

 Springwood High School  The main secondary school for the Grimston area

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