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Holiday cottages in NORWICH, Norfolk

TG2308 : View east along Cattle Market StreetTG2308 : A dragon on the wallTG2308 : Path traversing the site of Boulton & Paul's ironworksTG2308 : 19 Rose Lane - Tudor Hall (detail)TG2308 : Obsolete bath tubs and a composterTG2308 : Unusual planters in a community garden
Norwich is one of England’s most unexplored treasures, for many have never visited and know little about the city. Once the second largest city in the country, Norwich boasts a fascinating history that can still be discovered in its impressive Norman cathedral, narrow medieval streets and elegant buildings. Regarded as the most complete medieval city in the UK, Norwich is a fantastic setting for a self-catering cottage holiday and sits on the doorstep of one of the largest counties in England with a host of family attractions.

Dominating the city Norwich Cathedral is a stunning architectural feat which spans nearly a thousand years of history. A visit to this magnificent building is not-to-be-missed, as is a tour of the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, the second of Norwich’s cathedrals and the second largest Catholic cathedral in the UK. Stunning views across the city are available from the tower of this architecturally impressive building.

Formerly a royal palace, the Castle Museum and Art Gallery sits prominently on a hilltop close to the main shopping centre in the heart of Norwich. With interactive natural history, fine art and archaeological exhibitions, including Ancient Egyptian mummies, the museum is sure to entertain visitors of all ages.

TG2308 : Norwich: The 'Glasshouse'

Beyond Norwich the county of Norfolk offers a range of activities, including the unblemished landscapes of the Norfolk Broads, Banham Zoo with its collection of one thousand animals and the unspoilt beauty of the North Norfolk Coast.

TG2308 : Office blocks on Rose Lane

After a self-catering cottage holiday in Norwich, you’ll feel that you’ve only just scratched the surface of this remarkable city and its surroundings.

TG2308 : Painted wall by St John Street