Accommodation and travel ideas in Norwich
During the 11th century Norwich was the second largest city in England, after London, and one of the most important places in the kingdom.
The suburban area expands far beyond its boundary, with extensive suburban areas outside the city on the western, northern and eastern sides.
Historic places to visit in Norwich
Norwich's magnificent Romanesque Cathedral is open all day to visitors of all faiths and none. Set in beautiful grounds it is an awe-inspiring and welcoming building, with spectacular architecture, magnificent art and a fascinating history. It is one of the finest complete romanesque cathedrals in Europe, with the second tallest spire and largest monastic cloisters in England. It houses more than a thousand beautiful medieval roof boss sculptures.
One of the City's most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a museum and art gallery, it is home to some of the most outstanding collections of fine art, archaeology and natural history. Norwich Castle is packed with treasures to inspire and intrigue visitors of all ages. In the magnificent Norman keep, models, computers, sound and video bring history vividly to life. Find out about East Anglia's very own Queen Boudica, admire breathtaking displays of Iceni gold and ride on a re-creation of an Iceni warrior's chariot. Step even further back in time and experience the atmosphere of an Egyptian tomb with its ancient mummies. Marvel at the world's largest collection of ceramic teapots and see superb displays of modern art including special exhibitions from Tate.
Historic bed and breakfasts (B&B's) and hotel accommodation in Norwich
The more historic hotels and bed and breakfasts will be towards the centre but there are a decent range of hotels throughout the city along with more rural hotels and B&Bs to stay at within easy reach of the city. Overall, there is a good range of bed and breakfast accommodation.