About Norwich

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Norwich is a major business, cultural and historical centre in the Eastern Region of England. A thriving City offering an outstanding quality of life.

Combined with the best elements of a modern city, Norwich is one of the greenest cities in the UK with miles of riverside walks, unique parks and acres of woodland running right into the city centre. An average travel to work time of just 19 minutes makes living and working in Norwich an attractive prospect, more people walk or cycle to work in Norwich than any other city in the UK.

There’s a unique quality of life you’ll enjoy in Norwich and Norfolk. There’s great entertainment, abundant restaurants, cafés and shopping in the City Centre and outside the city limits are market towns, beautiful countryside, the Norfolk Broads and East Anglia’s stunning coastline. The City boasts unique architectural treasures, over thirty medieval churches, two cathedrals and a Norman Castle.

  • River Wensum Norwich
  • Norwich Cafe
  • Tombland Norwich

Norwich is in the top 10 of UK retail destinations combining two shopping malls, many of the country’s top high street retailers and designer brands. Also, there is a thriving independent retail sector, the Norwich Lanes for specialist shopping and England’s largest permanent outdoor market. See Visit Norwich Shopping.

The city has a thriving night life with bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants attracting thousands of people to the city centre. There is a wide variety of entertainment including three multiplex cinemas and a local arts cinema plus three theatres which present a wide range of productions, plays, comedy and music. There are regular gigs at the university and other venues across the county. Central to the city’s arts scene is the annual Norfolk and Norwich Festival, which attracts international attention and audiences and performers from all corners of the world.

See Locate Nofolk for Living in Norwich and Norfolk.

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