The City

The City

The City of Norwich, possibly one of the smallest cities in Britain, offers the visitor a city bursting with life and colour. The vibrant market at its centre, is trading everyday surrounded by a huge variety of shops, many are high street favourites, but there are many hidden gems nestled in the narrow streets, all bursting with unique merchandise.  

The City is compact so all the heritage buildings, streets and museums are within easy walking distance. The City of Norwich was once a major player in the wool and weaving industries and its heritage can be seen clearly as you walk along the riverbanks.  

Many of the wharfs, factories and industrial buildings have been turned into elegant residences and the merchants houses have been wonderfully restored, some are still homes and others have morphed into museums displaying their past heritage.  There are some fifty two churches within the city walls, two wonderful cathedrals and a castle.

Read through the stories and sections below and once armed with a sniff of the city, come and see for yourself why Norwich is such a popular place to live and a must see tourist destination

Norwich Snapshot
Norwich Snapshot
Norwich is a shopping mecca, a foodies paradise and a great place to explore
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Speciality Breaks
Speciality Breaks
Birds Eye Views of Norfolk
Birds Eye Views
Imagine what a bird soaring overhead sees, other than food, when passing across the landscape, discover for yourself the fascinating hidden Norfolk from above
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The Norfolk Dog Guide
Paws for Thought
Lending a helping hand to dog owners looking to explore Norfolk with their four legged friends.
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Famous Faces
Famous Faces
Famous Faces of Norfolk, some old, some new and some borrowed! All of them helped shape the history and culture of Norfolk
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Norfolk and Film
Norfolk and Film
Who knew that the very English county of Norfolk could double for such places as North Korea, Vietnam, Holland and even New York.
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Peregrine Falcons at Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Peregrines
Peregrine Falcons nesting on the spire of Norwich Cathedral. Close up on family life seventy five metres above ground
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Shopping
Shopping
Norwich
Norwich
Nelson's County
Nelson's County
Norfolk is a county that packs into it all that is British, with a diverse mix of heritage, history, culture and outdoor activities.
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Norfolk History
Norfolk History
Celtic Queens, Roman Empires, Saxon,Viking and Norman rule have all shaped this wonderful county.
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