Flourishing with medieval history all the way through to the Industrial Revolution, Norwich has an enviable portfolio of art museums.
Buzzing with over 1,500 historical buildings, a flourishing arts scene, plenty of shopping and outdoor
activities, Norwich City is the most complete medieval city in Britain. Fusing a blend of historic interest
together with class and style, Norwich is within close proximity of London making it an ideal destination
for those travelling with families or couples.
From the medieval period up until the Industrial Revolution, Norwich was England’s second city. This
has created a legacy in heritage which has seen the city boast of the Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle
Museum and Art Gallery, Strangers’ Hall and Dragon Hall.
Norwich is also proud to host contemporary architecturally fine-looking buildings such as The Forum
and The Sainsbury Centre
for Visual Arts. High street and independent shopping, colourful events, leafy
parks, gardens, arts and culture as well as countless of restaurants, cafes and bars embellish the streets
Norwich’s most famous cobbled street Elm Hill
can be found in the Norwich Cathedral Quarter
combined with preserved Tudor timber framed houses. At the very heart of the city, there is also the
Norwich Market which is the largest outdoor market in the United Kingdom dating back 800 years.
Norwich has over 30 medieval churches within its city walls with many still functioning as parish
churches to this day. The imposing 20th century St John’s Roman Catholic Cathedral can be found at the
top of Grapes Hill.
A large number of maintained parks and gardens offer repose to many visitors. One much notable
example is the Victorian Plantation Garden which provides a most calm and serene atmosphere when
you need to flee the hustle and bustle of the city.
Norwich International Airport is only 5km north of the city centre. A Park and Ride facility at the airport
operates a regular service to and from the city centre and stops just a few minutes’ walk from the