23 Oct

Norwich: A place of rich history and stunning architecture

Norwich: A place of rich history and stunning architecture

The UK is blessed with a broad and diverse heritage that stretches back thousands of years. As a result of this long history, many towns and cities have developed a unique identity and charm that has helped to define British culture.

For many, a place with an intriguing past is the ideal place to relocate and begin their future.

People seeking to relocate somewhere with a rich sense of history could look at property for sale in Norwich.

Norwich contains some of the most impressive architecture in the UK. The city is one of the most complete medieval cities in England and contains numerous heritage buildings. Fantastic Norman influences can be seen in the Cathedral and Norwich Castle.

As well as its rich Norman heritage, the city also has Anglo-Saxon and Roman links. History lovers can discover more on Norwich’s impressive past at one of its many museums.

Even shopping in the city is a historic affair. Norwich contains one of the largest open-air markets in England which is located on a market place first established in 1071 by the Normans. The are also contains various shopping complexes which provide a wide range of high street shops and brands. 

There are plenty of places to eat and drink in the city as the Norwich nightlife offers a range of bars, clubs and pubs. When the weather is fine many restaurants encourage their patrons to dine al-fresco - adding to the city's medieval tradition.

Norwich also contains an array of open spaces within the city which is ideal for fitness-fanatics and families with children. Chapelfield Gardens, opened in 1880, provides playgrounds for the kids as well as an area for hosting festivals and outdoor events. Other parks include Heigham, Waterloo and Jubilee.

A vibrant music scene can be found  through Norwich’s local venues. Norwich Arts Centre and The Waterfront both regularly host live concerts. As well as music both the Cathedral and Castle provide dramatic backdrops for theatre in the summer months.

Another great feature Norwich provides is its close proximity to the Norfolk Broads. The highly popular inland water way is perfect for a holiday or a day trip with the wild expanse of water and woodland providing a beautiful natural setting.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801652660-ADNFCR

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