A Norwich City View
From a high vantage point the magnificent cathedral city of Norwich looks very much like a medieval painting of a city.
City Hall in Norwich
Pleasant gardens just outside City Hall in Norwich overlook the colourful market stalls.
Cow Tower, Norwich is one of the earliest purpose-built artillery blockhouses in England, this brick tower was built in c.1398-9 to command a strategic point in Norwich's city defences.
If you leave Norwich Cathedral by the south door you will see the simple grave of Nurse Edith Cavell who was executed by the Germans in 1915 for helping allied prisoners to escape from occupied Brussels.
Elm Hill Norwich
Norwich is a mixture of both old and new and has the most complete medieval street pattern in England, with over 1500 historic buildings all contained within its walled centre.
Erpingham Gate in Norwich named after Sir Thomas Erpingham. One of the gates that lead into Cathedral Close.
Ethelbert Gate Norwich
Ethelbert Gate Norwich is one of the two principal gates leading from Tombland into the cathedral close.
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The Maids Head Hotel where it is rummoured that Queen Elizabeth I is said to have visited.
Market in Norwich
A lively open air market has been a feature of Norwich life since Norman times, and these brightly coloured stalls are very much a part of Norwich life today.
On the ouside of Norwich Cathedral is Mother Julian Julian an anchoress, who lived in a cell attached to St. Julian and Edward’ s Church in Norwich.
Norwich Castle Museum
The Castle Museum is set in attractive gardens overlooking the city of Norwich and makes for a wonderful day out. The Norman Keep is extremely atmospheric and there are fantastic interactive gadgets.
Norwich Cathedral in winter
Norwich cathedral was started between 1094-96 by Herbert de Losinga, the first Bishop of Norwich. Norfolk flints formed the core of the building, but the beautiful white stone of the exterior came all the from Caen in Normandy, reaching Norwich by the River Wensum.
Norwich City Hall
The City Hall is Norwich's foremost inter-war building and has the longest balcony in England and the largest clock bell in the UK.
Norwich Elm Hill
When you explore Norwich you will find a wealth of historic sights. Its cobbled streets boast a variety of speciality shops, restaurants and inns.
The Norfolk an Norwich Millennium Library is located at the Forum, a landmark Millennium building designed by Architects Michael Hopkins and Partners.
Norwich Norman Castle
The 900 year old Norman Castle dominates the skyline of Norwich from the shopping mall.
You can chose to explore the River Wensum in Norwich, either on foot or board a boat tour and cruise the river that way
Much of the shopping area in Norwich is pedestrainised. All the well known high street retailers are represented in Norwich along with the historic Jarrolds department store.
Norwich City skyline topped the spire of Norwich Cathedral, which is the second tallest spire in England.
Sir Thomas Browne
The statue of Sir Thomas Browne who lived in Norwich during the 17th century when the city was in the hands of the Roundheads and the puritanical Cromwell ruled England.
skyline of Norwich
The city of Norwich in Norfolk with its Norman Cathedral, Castle, twisting narrow streets and the towers of more than thirty ancient churches.
St Peter Mancroft church
St. Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich, stands to the south of the provision market and was built in the mid 15th century. Mancroft is a corruption of the Latin for a great field, recalling the positioning of the market by the Normans on open farmland to the west of the Castle.