Docking, Norfolk

Docking, Norfolk

Coordinates: 52°54′07″N 0°37′27″E / 52.90197°N 0.6241°E / 52.90197; 0.6241

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Signpost in Docking
Docking is located in Norfolk

 Docking shown within Norfolk
Area  25.79 km2 (9.96 sq mi)
Population 1,150 
    - Density  45 /km2 (120 /sq mi)
OS grid reference TF765370
Parish Docking
District King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE31
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places: UK • England • Norfolk

Docking is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk and contains the highest point in North West Norfolk. It covers an area of 25.79 km2 (9.96 sq mi) and had a population of 1,150 in 469 households as of the 2001 census.[1] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

Docking has many small businesses including antique clothing and giftware, tea rooms and its own tattoo studio.

The village church is St Mary the Virgin.[2]


RAF Docking

RAF Docking was a former Royal Air Force airfield open from 1940 until 1958.


Until 1952 the village had its own Docking railway station, on the line between King's Lynn and Wells. It was closed along with the rest of line as part of cutbacks of Britain's railways.

Notable residents


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ St Mary the Virgin

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