For seven centuries Norwich was one of the biggest and most important cities in England. Trade and agriculture brought the city great wealth and its links were traditionally as much with Europe as the rest of the UK.
"Either a city in an orchard or an orchard
in a city" Thomas Fuller 1662
With 23 parks and trees in abundance, Norwich is a wonderfully green city with riverside walks that take in many of its heritage attractions. The city’s brilliant market is open everyday bar Sundays and Norwich is renowned for its shops, cafés and restaurants – many of them independent ones.
The Tourist Information Centre is in the iconic Forum or go to Visit Norwich. Click here for a comprensive and inspiring range of city tour options or take a look at the Norwich 12 an invaluable guide to Norwich’s key, iconic buildings.