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Discovering Norwich

Norwich is a beautiful city, steeped in history, dating back over 2,000 years. The central streets still follow their medieval course outlined by what remains of the ancient city walls.

Norwich is dominated by its magnificent Cathedral and Medieval Castle. The city’s newest public building, The Forum, is also an impressive landmark, situated in the heart of the city centre, offering information and entertainment.

With an unbeatable range of activities, from historic buildings and beautiful courtyards, to outstanding modern architecture and stunning parks, there is something for the whole family. Rated in the top ten of UK shopping destinations, you can browse among scores of independent speciality shops, find the latest designer brands in your favourite store, or experience the bustle of the market.

Norwich is a great place for a night out, with a mix of trendy pubs, clubs, cinemas and restaurants, and stylish café bars. Art lovers, film buffs and theatre-goers will not be disappointed by the excellent choices on offer in this vibrant city. Norwich is overflowing with a diversity of entertainment that will suit every conceivable taste and budget.

Enjoy food from around the world on Norwich Market

Over a thousand years ago there was a Saxon market in Norwich, but it was during the Norman period that the market moved to its current site. Norwich market has been refurbished over the years, with the latest refurbishment being completed in 2006. It is one of the oldest and largest outdoor markets and sells all manner of products and services under brightly coloured striped roofs.

A timeline of Norwich

Read about some of Norwich’s most important dates in history, including when Norwich Castle, Norwich Cathedral and other historic and important buildings were built. When the Black Death reached Norwich, Kett’s Rebellion and when devasting fires hit the city. See important dates in history for Jarrold Department Store, Colman’s Mustard, The University of East Anglia, Norwich International Airport and Norwich City Football Club.

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Newgate Boathouse

Newgate Boathouse

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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A cool and contemporary conversion of an old boathouse with a pretty couryard garden and parking, just a short walk from Wells quay and the centre of this bustling little seaside town. This stylish hideaway, a favourite with our guests, is set in a quiet and peaceful location yet is only a short walk to all the pubs, restaurants and shops.

Driftwood

Driftwood

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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Driftwood is a well-located and modern first floor apartment in Wells. It is in easy walking distance of the quay and high street with all its attractions, shops and amenities. Great for one or two couples or a small family looking for a short break or longer stay in the heart of this vibrant and popular seaside town which boasts a fantastic sandy beach.

Coxswain's House

Coxswain's House

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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A beautiful, spacious three storey character property enjoying sea and harbour views from the top floor. Just a minute's walk from the quay, it is far enough away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough so that everything is at hand.

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