Fakenham lies on the banks of the Wensum River in Norfolk in England.
The meaning of the name Fakenham is a Fair Place and the town has a population of 7,357 people with an area of around 9.04 km2.
There are several parks and walkways in the town and one can enjoy shopping at the antique shops and flea markets.
There are several entertainment venues such as cinema, theatres, bowling alleys, golf clubs, pubs and restaurants. For people who want to spend time near the seaside the coast is just 10 miles from the town.
Fakenham was a leading printing centre in the eighteenth century but now the town is used as a base for exploring the northern region of Norfolk and is also called 'the Gateway to North Norfolk'.
The town has a semi-continental climate with harsh winters and warm summers.
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