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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.

The finest holiday cottages & self-catering accommodation in Norfolk.

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Boycott House

Boycott House

Cromer, Norfolk

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An iconic period building, sitting right on the sea front at Cromer, enjoying the most sublime views of the sea and pier from all angles and every room. Why not treat yourself to a truly unique coastal holiday at the fabulous Boycott House, and enjoy falling asleep to the sound of the waves?

Waveney House

Waveney House

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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Situated in a popular residential area located on the peaceful south side of town sits this lovely single-storey property with a fabulous contemporary vaulted open-plan living space and a sunny south facing sun trap of a garden. And, being only a ten minute walk away from its busy hub and many amenities, you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Holkham Skies (2)

Holkham Skies (2)

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

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Perfect for lovebirds, Holkham Skies is a beautiful romantic retreat nestled in the beautiful Norfolk countryside off the beaten track. So if you're searching for a somewhere quiet and peaceful, yet still want to be close to the beautiful sandy beaches and the seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea, this could be the place for you!

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