House Prices in Fakenham

Fakenham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It is situated on the River Wensum, some 19 mi (31 km) north east of King's Lynn, 19 mi (31 km) south west of Cromer, and 25 mi (40 km) north west of Norwich.The civil parish has an area of 3.49 sq mi (9.0 km2) and in the 2001 census had a population of 7,357 in 3,292 households, the population increasing to 7,617 at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.The name Fakenham is Saxon, possibly meaning Fair Place/Place on a Fair River, or Hamlet (Ham) on the river (Ken) Fa/Fair (Fa).

Valuations in Fakenham

The most expensive recorded transaction in Fakenham was £755,000 on 4 June 2008. The most recent recorded sale in Fakenham was £222,500 on 17 August 2016. Properties in Fakenham have an average price of £166,694 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+32% since 2018
+51% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Fakenham

Fakenham has 5 schools with capacities ranging from 240 to 1524. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Fakenham (by capacity)

  • Fakenham High School and College


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 18 years. The schools has a capacity of 1524 pupils.

  • Fakenham Junior School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 7 to 11. The school enrols 384 students.

  • Fakenham Infants' School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 3 to 7 years. The school enrols 240 students.

  • Fakenham Childrens Day Care Centre

    Pupils aged to attend this EY Setting. The schools has a capacity of pupils.

  • Ladybirds Pre-School

    Pupils aged to attend this EY Setting. The school enrols students.

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