Places to visit – The city of Norwich

Norfolk holiday lodges logoThe fine city of Norwich is a great place to visit for the day if you want to have a superb selection of things to keep you busy and entertained.

If shopping is your favourite thing to do then you will find it hard to resist going for a day out in Norwich, as the city is filled with fantastic shops from high street chains to more independent boutiques selling a range of interesting, useful and fashionable items. When it comes to clothing you will find plenty of choice for men, women and kids, so if you’re in need of some new holiday clothes, this is the place to shop. It’s a great place for food also, as there are not only supermarkets but also specialist shops offering cheeses from across the world, as well as meats.

If you would prefer to eat while you’re in town then why not try one of the city centre restaurants. You will of course find the popular fast food outlets but if they aren’t to your tastes then you won’t be disappointed with the selection of independent food establishments, which focus on a range of dishes from Italian, Japanese, Indian, Chinese, Thai and American style burger joints. No matter what you fancy, we’re sure you’ll find it here. The city is also known as the ‘City of Ale’, so if you want a fantastic choice of locally brewed real ales then this is without a doubt the city to be in.

You will also find plenty of historic sights to visit including a number of museums, which include the very popular and awe-inspiring Norwich Castle Museum. This impressive sight sits in the centre of the city high atop a huge mound. It’s elevated location means it can be seen from across the city, so you won’t have to look very hard to find it. Within you will find a superb selection of exhibits including stuffed animals, artworks, ancient artefacts and much more. There is also many other museums in the city including the Bridewell Museum, Dragon Hall and Strangers Hall. These can be found within the centre of Norwich but if you’re willing to travel a little further out, you will find museums such as the City of Norwich Aviation Museum. Bus tours of the city are also available and this is a great way to see the most interesting sights and be informed along the way.

You will also get the chance to have an unforgettable night on the town thanks to the fantastic selection of venues, which include various clubs and bars. Socialise in style or simply enjoy a refreshing drink next to the River Yare. No matter what you like doing in your spare time, we’re sure you’ll love spending a day out in Norwich. Find out about more local attractions by visiting us at www.norfolkholidaylodges.co.uk.