Walsoken is a small parish to the north and east of the adjoining town of Wisbech.

The rural parish of Walsoken lies in the county of Norfolk but the village centre is in the bordering county of Cambridgeshire.

Walsoken Parish comprises an area of approximately 4.85 square miles (12.57 square kilometres), encompassing approximately 700 households plus a variety of local and national industries, including farming, fruit growing, garages, transport depot, a retail park and Wisbech Town Football ground.

The Parish Council is made up of 10 councillors (details are on the Contact page) who meet eight times a year in Walsoken Village Hall, on a Tuesday at 7pm, to discuss village matters (please see Dates of Meetings page for more information). Standing agenda items include payments, planning, street lighting and Highways plus various additional relevant topics. Agendas are available via the Agendas for Meetings page and are displayed on the Parish Council notice board, in the grounds of All Saints’ Church, approximately one week prior to each meeting.

Elections for Parish Councillors are held every four years, with the next election being due in 2023.

The Local Authorities are the Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk and Norfolk County Council.