Start your visit in Norwich with its imposing cathedral and castle ruins. Walk around the Norwich Museum before taking refreshments in one of the many places to eat. Leave the vibrant city behind and head to the Norfolk countryside for peace and tranquillity perhaps finding time to visit Blickling Hall.
Norwich Train Station
Take a moment to admire the Victorian frontage with its central clock tower built in 1886 before heading off into the city by the side of the River Wensum.
Admire the spires at Norwich Cathedral, one of Norwich’s 12 heritage sites, you may even catch sight of the peregrines that nest there. One of the world’s most spectacular Romanesque cathedral’s which is magnificently decorated, be sure to go inside to see the amazing ceiling.
The Ethelbert Gate
The Ethelbert Gate and Erpingham Gate are entrances to the Norwich Cathedral. Completed in 1325, Ethelbert Gate is built of flushed flint, containing many decorative panels and ornate carvings with a series of beasts including a dragon, lion and basilisk.
Although known as the Royal Norfolk Regiment for only 27 years, you can trace the regimental history back 300 years with many battle honours earned during the Napoleonic period. Take your time to view the collection of exhibits, models and medals to explore the history of the regiment’s soldiers and their military campaigns.
A museum and gallery that was originally built as a Norman palace over 900 years ago. The magnificent Norman Keep houses a series of exhibitions, models and interactive displays. You can explore the extensive collections of treasures, fine art and archaeology.
One of Norwich’s oldest buildings, dating from 1320, Strangers Hall was home to wealthy merchants and traders. Navigate the maze of passages to reveal a collection of period rooms complete with collections including toys and shop signs.
Take your time and linger in the relaxed atmosphere of the Lanes. Sit and have a bite to eat or a drink at one of the eateries and restaurants or may be indulge in some retail therapy amongst the collection of boutiques and independent retailers.