Norwich and the Local Area



Just next door you have Namco Funscape with bowling and games to entertain yourself or your little ones, maybe you have a competitive streak and you want to show them how it's done! Namco Funscape famous for Ten Pin Bowling also offers pool and gaming. 

A couple of minutes drive you have the Bannatyne Health Club, a great chance to gym, swim, steam and sauna. 

Slightly further along is the Norfolk Showground, home to the ever popular Royal Norfolk Show, increasingly famous Sundown Music Festival and much more!

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Top Attractions

Where do we start? There is so much to see and do in Norwich and its beautiful surrounding towns or villages...

Whilst visiting Norwich why not take a trip to one of our coastal towns with long stretches of sand, hilly climbs, local seafood and gift shops.

Traditional pub lunches, quirky village shops, relaxing walks and cream cakes are all a part of our gorgeous Norfolk villages.

City Centre shopping, site seeing, eating, drinking and partying... there really is everything you need to entertain yourselves all within the centre of Norwich making it easy to cram lots in to one weekend.

Countryside views, fresh air, fruit picking, horse riding, nature walks and relaxing drives are all a brilliant way to learn whilst you enjoy yourself.

Fancy a thrill and want something more?? Take a trip to one of our adventure parks, there are just so many to choose from, just to name a few:

Bewilderwood Outdoor Adventure Park

Pleasurewood Hills

Dinosaur Adventure Park

Pettits Animal Adventure Park


To find out about the latest events in Norfolk take a look at the Norfolk Tourism website

If you need some ideas for where to go we have lots of information here at the Hotel for you and our staff are always happy to help and offer advice - Contact the Team

Top Pubs in Norwich…

Norwich used to be known for having a church for every week of the year and a pub for every day of the year!

Although Norwich unfortunately can no longer boast this fact as pubs are sadly closing, we do still retain a diverse mix of public houses which are the envy of many other cities.

Some popular pubs that have been around for a long time are the Fat Cat, known for its great range of real ales, foreign and fruit beers and ciders. Another also popular for its diverse range of beers and also for its food is the Belgian Monk, locals tend to flock here for mussels and a fruit beer or two!

One of the oldest remaining pubs in Norwich is the Adam & Eve pub on the edge of the city centre near the law courts, references date back to 1249 when it was run by the monks and this pub is still serving ales today.

The Forum Norwich

City Shopping in Norwich…

Norwich is growing and becoming one of the most popular shopping destinations in the UK, with lots of little lanes with boutiques and independent shops all selling different things and with lots of style!

There are also several large department stores including Norwich’s very own Jarrolds store which you will not find anywhere else, John Lewis  is also a very popular one amongst the others, all of which are fantastic if you want to go to one store for everything you need from a book to a T-shirt and a toy for your child.

Castle Mall and Chapelfield Shopping Centre are perfect for the serious shoppers with parking and eateries so you needn't go anywhere else…

The undercover 7 day market for a bargain, a bite to eat and some proper Norfolk banter!