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Best things to do in Norfolk

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“love this place. Just pay £3.50 for the car park and the wooden treetops park is free. Explore the hall and see the deer run free.”
55 locals recommend
Museum
“Home to the Queen beautiful parkland to see deer and wildlife lovely restaurant for lunch and teas”
29 locals recommend
Museum
“Norwich Castle was completed in 1121, although originally designed to be a Royal Palace, no Norman King actually ever lived in it. In 1883 worked started to convert the Castle into a museum, opening in 1894, which it still exists as today! The Museum has incredible archaeology, natural history, regimental history galleries, as well as fine decorative and contemporary art. Tours of the castle keep, battlements, dungeons and Victorian Shirehall courthouse are available. It’s a great day out for kids and adults alike and is a wonderfully interesting educational environment. The castle is open all year round, Monday to Sunday with admissions for a family (with 2 adults) available at £34.85. Visit here for more information and prices. ”
40 locals recommend
Church
“A joy to walk around inside, and outside through the cloisters, and don’t be surprised if you end up walking out into the most beautiful little mews of cottages at the back! The cathedral was begun in 1096 and constructed out of flint and mortar and faced with a cream-coloured Caen limestone. An Anglo-Saxon settlement and two churches were demolished to make room for the buildings. The cathedral was completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a wooden spire covered with lead. Several episodes of damage necessitated rebuilding of the east end and spire but since the final erection of the stone spire in 1480 there have been few fundamental alterations to the fabric.”
36 locals recommend
Park
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“Owned by the National Trust, Blickling Hall is a breath-taking red brick mansion with stunning gardens. ”
40 locals recommend
Cafe
“Love this place. Great for a day out. Feed the birds, watch the birds. It also has an Inside and outside play area.”
45 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“A mystical land populated by brave, adventurous creatures – including Crocklebrogs, Twiggles and Boggles. With parents encouraged to explore alongside their children, a visit to BeWILDwerwood is sure to be enjoyable for adventurers of all ages. This award winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure truly is a must visit if you're anywhere near Hoveton. ”
43 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful area to visit for water sports, including sailing, kayaking and canoeing. ”
28 locals recommend
Theater
“The Theatre Royal Norwich is an art deco theatre and has been part of Norwich for over 250 years. It holds a variety of shows throughout the year including a traditional Christmas panto. ”
21 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Not just a cinema! Cinema city has a great restaurant and bar, and is ideal for pre-movie drinks and food”
30 locals recommend
Garden
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“There is a secret free car park (ask us for directions) if you are not National Trust Members. Lovely walks.”
26 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely Beach in both directions from pay car park - good for dog walking even in poorer weather tas you can walk under fir trees all the way along to Wells. Have a llok at the tide times as can be miles out to the sea when low tide.”
25 locals recommend
Establishment
“Norwich Market is an outdoor market consisting of around 200 stalls in central Norwich, England. As one of the largest and oldest (11th Century!) open-air markets in the country, its rich heritage and traditional appearance is sure to charm you. Browse through the stalls and you will find a fantastic range of goods and services; whether you're after clothes, children's toys, jewellery, household goods, flowers, keys cut or shoes mended, the market has it all! ”
20 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Lovely views out to the marshes of Cley. Pretty cafe with space for children to play. Also has pizza/tapas evenings. Pick your own fruit”
31 locals recommend
Trail
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“Park managed by the National Trust. Humphry Repton presented his design for Sheringham Park way back in 1812. Over 200 years later you can still enjoy the coastal views he created and appreciate why he stated ‘Sheringham possessed more natural beauty and local advantages, then any place I have ever seen’”
23 locals recommend
Establishment
“Palladian Mansion built for Britain's First Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole. Award-winning Walled Garden. Contemporary sculptures, Deer Park, Café, Gift Shop, Soldier Museum”
18 locals recommend