What to do and See in Norwich
Norwich is one of the larger non-metropolitan cities in England, comprising of around 140,000 citizens. Located in the East of England, Norwich was a major player in the industrial revolution and today has become a hip spot to head out to for the weekend. With a rich history, it may not scream incredible nightlife but it does offer much in the way of daytime functions.
How to get there/where it is located
You can get to Norwich by land, air, or water with easy access to the major routes that wind through the eastern English countryside. Located just 110 miles from London, the drive goes by quite fast and flying into London then driving to Norwich is one of the most popular transport routes.
Fun things to do and see and best time to go
Norwich has an eclectic mix of indoor and outdoor activities to choose from. Notable Norwich landmarks include the Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle, and the Dragon Hall.
Obviously, the aforementioned landmarks are popular indoor activities but the list also expands to the incredible shopping that Norwich offers. From the retail parks to the ever popular Norwich markets, there is plenty of shopping to be done in Norwich.
Norwich is a naturally beautiful city that is surrounded by plenty of water activities. As a seaside city, you can even enjoy a day at the beach if you like. Sailing, walking on the boardwalks, and bird-watching are some of the local favorites while the Tree Top Adventure is perfect for tourists.
Norwich is known to be a cultural and artistic rich city with annual festivals like the Norfolk Food & Drink Festival (August 30th to October 12th) and the Reload Festival (September 5th-7th) that features new musical talent.
If you are looking for grownup entertainment, check out the following bars for a fun night out.
- Lola Lo (Nightclub)
- The Norwich Tap House (brewery/pub)
- The Glass House (Large beer garden)