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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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Downlands

Downlands

Burnham Market, Norfolk

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This stylish detached cottage, with a fabulous fully-enclosed garden, offers peace, privacy, convenience and driveway parking. Tucked away on a quiet lane, you are just a short walk away from the bustling hub of Burnham Market, Norfolk’s jewel in the crown.

Oak Tree Cottage

Oak Tree Cottage

East Ruston, Norfolk

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Looking for a peaceful family holiday with your four-legged friends? Then Oak Tree Cottage is just the place for you! Located in the grounds of Church Farm and offering wonderful views across open countryside, this beautifully presented cottage ticks lots of boxes.

Four Seasons

Four Seasons

Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk

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A lovely, light three-bedroom bungalow in a quiet location in Brancaster Staithe. There is a modern well equipped kitchen with breakfast area and sitting room with wood burning stove.

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