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Norwich Attractions

Norwich's wealth of attractions could keep even the most determined visitor occupied for weeks. A visit to Norwich Cathedral, The splendour and tranquillity of Norwich Cathedral have attracted pilgrims for nearly 1,000 years. For today's visitors the building remains a place for quiet reflection and prayer. For the budding pilot why not try the Aircraft and memorabilia showing the aviation history of Norfolk. The collection features a massive Vulcan bomber and some of the military and civil aircraft which have flown from Norfolk airfields.

 
Norwich Cathedral

Norwich Cathedral

The splendour and tranquillity of Norwich Cathedral have attracted pilgrims for nearly 1,000 years. For today's visitors the building remains a place for quiet reflection and prayer as well as for participation in daily worship or the rich pageantry of the Church's festivals. The Hostry Visitors & Education Centre has been constructed on the original footprint of the old monastic Hostry which was the traditional point of welcome for worshippers, pilgrims and students when Bishop Herbert De Losinga founded the monastic community in 1096. For those with an interest in architecture, Norwich Cathedral boasts several superlatives. It is one of the finest complete Romanesque buildings in Europe. It has the second highest spire and largest monastic cloisters in England. The nave bosses are a unique and world renowned collection of medieval carvings.

Hotels near Norwich Cathedral
The Maids Head Hotel4 starfrom £73.80
Fishergate Apartments4 starfrom £79.00
Norwich City Apt. from £77.50
Norwich City Holiday Apartment from £120.00
Elm Hill Apartments4 starfrom £79.00
 
Inspire Discovery Centre

Inspire Discovery Centre

INSPIRE is East Anglia's only hands-on science centre, aimed specifically at children and families. Housed in one of Norwich's finest medieval churches it gives everyone the opportunity to explore and discover science for themselves. INSPIRE features over 40 hands-on exhibits, with regular workshops,science shows and special events. Suitable for people of all ages from the very young to adult. INSPIRE is also ideal for school, Playscheme, scout, guide group etc visits.

Hotels near Inspire Discovery Centre
By Appointment4 starfrom £60.00
Pottergate Appartments from £95.00
Fishergate Apartments4 starfrom £79.00
St Giles House Hotel4 starfrom £120.00
Elm Hill Apartments4 starfrom £79.00
 
City of Norwich Aviation Museum

City of Norwich Aviation Museum

Aircraft and memorabilia showing the aviation history of Norfolk. The collection features a massive Vulcan bomber and some of the military and civil aircraft which have flown from Norfolk airfields. Indoor exhibitions recall the local presence of the American 8th Army Air Force. The RAF 100 Group Association collection is presented in a special section devoted to bomber Command. Other displays show the history of RAF Horsham St Faith, the role of women in aviation and tell of the heroes and pioneers who have made local aviation history.

Hotels near City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Elm Farm Country House from £100.00
The Black Swan Inn from £60.00
Holiday Inn Norwich North3 starfrom £60.00
Premier Inn Norwich Airport3 starfrom £98.00
Moorsticks Bed and Breakfast4 starfrom £60.00
 

Other Attraction near Norwich

  • The Animal Ark - The Animal Ark is a Centre dedicated to family entertainment and we think we have something to delight all ages; set in 25 acres of pretty parkland there's lots to see and do despite the weather.
  • Blickling Hall - Blickling is one of the greatest houses in East Anglia. The house dates from the early seventeenth century and has fine collections of furniture, pictures and tapestries.
  • Otter Trust Earsham - The Otter Trust is the largest and oldest otter conservation organisation in the world. Its headquarters is at Earsham in Suffolk a beautiful setting on the banks of the River Waveney.