Norwich A Fine City

It may be more difficult to get to than some cities but its well worth the journey. Residents love Norwich as a vibrant and compact city of culture.

If you become a resident you will have plenty of heritage and entertainment at hand. The city has several medieval structures as well as independent shops art galleries.

the ‘Golden Triangle’is the most sought-after area in Norwich, This hotspot is west and south-west from the city centre Unthank Road and Earlham Road being very sought after.

If you live in the Norwich suburbs it has to offer modern detached and semi-detached homes  They’re within easy reach of both the city centre, countryside and the plentiful beaches Norfolk has to offer. Great parks, amenities and schools are also close by. House prices in this region are expected to rise quicker than anywhere else in the whole of the UK over the next decade.

Whether you live in Norwich, or have only visited once you may be aware that we once had ‘a pub for every day of the year’, this isn’t the case anymore, there is still an exciting and eclectic range of pubs, bars and restaurants dotted about the city. From fine dining to fast food, including Five Guys, Giggling Squid and Byron Hamburgers Tucked away next to St Gregory’s Church is what we think is one of the best fish and chip shops in the whole of the UK – Grosvenor Fish Bar! Along with this, also in the cobbled street of the lanes is Roger Hickman’s. This modern, British, fine dining menu, was recently named as one of the UK’s 100 Restaurants by the Sunday Times.

If it’s theatre entertainment you are looking for Norwich is the place to be, with a huge variety of shows being performed at all times at Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich Playhouse, Norwich Arts Centre, The Garage and the Maddermarket Theatre. University of East Anglia students also put on am dram shows. Shows in the city have included Breakfast at Tiffany’s starring Georgia May Foote, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Pride and Prejudice and Alan Bennett’s Getting On.

From The Beatles to Taylor Swift, some of the most talented stars in the world have taken to the stage in our city and big gigs are being announced every week, Take That performed their Wonderland Live Tour at Carrow Road Football ground.

We have incredible attractions like, the medieval castle, Romanesque cathedral, various parks, museums, ghost walks, sporting activities and galleries and the Broads. And there will always be an exciting event taking place, be it a feast on the street, beer festival, charity duck race, or a seasonal parade.

The University of East Anglia, Norwich University of the Arts and City College Norwich attracts thousands of students each year, it is a sought after place to study, not surprising with all that going on!

The city was previously voted the happiest place to work and the best place to raise a child, and if that doesn’t tell you everything you need to know, then I’m not sure what will.

We have not one, but two shopping malls that are connected by a bustling high street. Norwich has one of the biggest variety of shops to be found anywhere.  Not only does Norwich feature all of the large-chain regular retail outlets, but is also features a historical market and the inderpendant Norwich retailers in the Norwich lane.

Attracting over 2.5 million people each year, The Forum, Norwich, is one landmark destination with a unique mix of community resources, visitor experiences and conference, meeting and event facilities The Forum is home to an innovative programme of events and activities, many of which are free.You can go on a BBC tour visit the Digital Gallery, The Milleninium Library and two resturants. Its a communal building in Norwich, built on the site of the old Library which was sadly burnt down in 1994. The Forum is part of Norwic 12, a colection of buildings in Norwich spanning the Norman, medieval, Georgian, Victorian and modern eras.

Norwich also has not one cathedral but two! The early medieval Anglican Cathedral of the Holy and Undivided Trinity still bears the scars of the Protestant Reformation and the 19th-century Roman Catholic Cathedral of St John the Baptist which is an example of Victorian Gothic architecture.

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