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Whats on in Norwich

What’s on in Norwich

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About Norwich

Norwich is the perfect fusion of old and new, and a perfect balance of cityscape in a natural landscape. In fact it holds a couple of impressive accolades to prove it: Norwich is the most complete medieval city in the UK and it is the only city set in a national park! Yes, this delightful city is nestled in the Norfolk Broads, an idyllic getaway in East Anglia.

Things To Do In Norwich

Norwich boasts a thriving contemporary arts, literature and music scene, and is rated as one of the top 10 shopping destinations in the UK. We of course can’t forget the glorious architecture that there is to explore too! Below are a few choice highlights visitors will enjoy in this historical city. If you are looking for a specific thing to do, just jump straight to the category of your choice!

A buzzing bar scene

In Norwich you can eat, drink and be merry in a wide variety of traditional and contemporary restaurants, bars and pubs. The café culture here is strong, so you can expect gorgeous outdoor dining and plenty of places to socialize in the historical city streets.

Outstanding shopping

The market in Norwich is open 6 days a week, lending a vibrant atmosphere to the city-centre shopping experience. The city also has two shopping centres, and for those that love their fix of boutique and independent retail therapy, the Lanes and Timber Hill are a must! No wonder Norwich is one of the top 10 destinations for shopping in the UK!

Crammed full of culture

There are lots of museums and galleries in Norwich, but what really sets the city apart from others in East Anglia is its thriving arts, music and literature scene. From family fun festivals and days out, to performances by comedians, musicians and theatre performers, there is something for everyone all year round in Norwich.

Blessed by nature

Norfolk is just a stones-throw from some of the most beautiful coastlines in Britain, where seemingly endless sandy beaches such as Holkham Bay meet the sweeping Norfolk countryside. Norwich itself is also set in a national park – the Norfolk Broads. The broads are perfect for a family holiday, or just for a fun day out. If you like to watch wildlife, the Broads is definitely the place to be!

Awesome architecture EVERYWHERE!

A Norman cathedral, a castle, an Art Nouveau arcade, ancient pubs, timber houses, and winding Medieval lanes all combine to give Norwich a unique architectural feel. Norwich is also bestowed with contemporary architectural delights, the best place to see how the past and present fuse in this fabulous city, head to Millennium Plain.

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