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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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Eastgate Barn

Holme-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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Eastgate Barn is a cosy conversion of a 17th century barn in Holme-next-the-Sea, just minutes away from beaches and nature reserves, and the village pub is a short stroll from the front door.

High Tides (Wells-next-the-Sea)

High Tides (Wells-next-the-Sea)

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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Location, location, location - this popular apartment has unrivalled views across Wells harbour, the marshes and out to sea. It is bright and spacious, and a treat to stay at. .

Seagrass

Seagrass

Thornham, Norfolk

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A stylish house in Thornham offering luxury and spacious open-plan living. It boasts a large dining kitchen and comfortable seating in the sitting room/snug areas with a wood burning fireplace. All three bedrooms are double and en-suite. It also has a super dog friendly rear garden.

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