Pictures of Norwich
Norwich is one of England's most beautiful cities, it is a rich tapestry of modern style mixed with plenty of echoes of the past, all preserved for future generations to come. It has culture and sophistication coupled with an old world charm defined by the colourful buildings of cobbled Elm Hill where shadows are cast by quaint Victorian hanging lamps.
Exceptional countryside surrounds the city, the Norfolk Broads National Park lies at its edge and the River Wensum, part of the Norfolk Broads, flows through the city, opening up pleasant river-scapes with wildlife, pleasure boats and pretty flower-decked riverside pubs.
Overseeing all that goes on in this fine city is one of the countries most stunning cathedral buildings which was begun between 1094-96, this is a major historical treasure chest with much to amaze and delight visitors. Norwich Castle standing proudly above the town is of equal merit, this dates back to Norman times and has dungeons and death masks belonging to executed prisoners. Grandeur is all around, streets have clutches of medieval buildings, some typical of the Norfolk region with lovely over-hanging bays. There is much Victorian architecture to be seen, and the beautiful Town Hall is a triumph of Art Deco design.
In stark contrast to all of this is the cities modern facilities, Castle Mall for shopping, and there is not much in any town to beat the modernity of Norwich's 21st century landmark - The Forum. The youthful atmosphere of the city is perhaps largely due to its thriving University which attracts students from many parts of the world.
Norwich has everything to entice the visitor, a colourful street market adds to the pleasure of shopping, an abundance of cafe's, restaurants, gardens to rest in, galleries to tour, nightclubs for entertainment, along with cinema and theatre. It is also believed to have more medieval churches than any other place.
Whatever your taste there will always be something in Norwich to please. It is an ideal destination to experience a fascinating weekend of culture, or a magical place to visit whilst boating on the Norfolk Broads.
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The Maids Head Hotel
Norwich, Norfolk, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
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Norwichapartment provides high-quality apartments in the Tombland area of Norwich city centre, near to Norwich Cathedral and the ancient street, Elm Hill....
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Norwich, Norfolk, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
With solid oak flooring and boutique design rooms, Number 17 boasts a central location in the heart of historical Norwich. With an impressive breakfast spread, there is also free local parking....
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Premier Inn Norwich City Centre Duke Street
Norwich, Norfolk, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
Located in Norwich city centre, this Premier Inn is ideal for shopping and entertainment in Norwich. The hotel has a restaurant, friendly service and spacious, comfortable bedrooms....
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Premier Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre Riverside
Norwich, Norfolk, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
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|Norwich Station||(0.8 miles, 1.3 km)|
|Norwich Airport||(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction N)|
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|Cambridge Airport||(55.8 miles, 89.8 km, direction SW)|
|M11 Junction 14||(58.8 miles, 94.6 km, direction SW)|
|M11 Junction 13||(59.2 miles, 95.2 km, direction SW)|
|Norwich to London||(98.5 miles, 158.5 km, direction SW)||