The vibrant historic city of Norwich has everything!
The regions capital has a rich heritage, wonderful shopping and is known for being one of top UK destinations to shop. The alleyways and lanes are a shopper’s delight with unusual and interesting shops. Elm Hill a cobbled street with half timbered houses is an enchanting place to visit. Norwich boasts a large open-air market with colourful stalls selling, fresh local produce, flowers and all manner of other goods.
intu Chapelfield and Castle Mall shopping centres are great places to go for some retail therapy, you will find major retailers and all the latest fashions. Relax over coffee or take lunch, Norwich has a wide variety of restaurants, so whatever style of dining you prefer you are sure to find something to suit you.
Norwich Castle is one of the City's most famous landmarks; it was built 900 years ago, from the 14th century it was used as a prison, and then in 1894 it became a museum. It is Norfolk’s principal museum, and houses a fine collection of paintings of the Norwich School of Artists. Sometimes there are conducted tours of the dungeons and the battlements from the battlements there are magnificent views over the city.
Visitors to Norwich Cathedral can marvel at the Cathedral's spire which at a height of 315 ft dominates the city skyline; only the spire of Salisbury Cathedral is higher, there are excellent views of the cathedral spire from St. James's Hill on Mousehold Heath.
And no vist to Norwich would be complete without a vist to Zaks, serving the diners of Norwich and Norfolk for forty years.
Travelling to Norwich
Avoid the worry & stress of parking by using one of the many Park & Ride sites situated close to the City. From North Norfolk travel on the A140 and park at the Airport Park & Ride, it is a short trip into the City Centre. Or take the train from Sheringham or Cromer direct to Norwich.