The Abbey is only a quick 10 minute drive from Norwich City Centre. If you’re in the area, there’s no excuse not to soak up Norwich’s best 20 attractions with our Top 20 Things to do in Norwich!


Fancy yourself a bit of a history buff? Home to Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle you will be spoilt for choice with the artefacts on display. Is a national trust Manor House more to your liking? Then head to Blicking Hall Estate.


Art and culture

Amongst the Top 20 Things to do in Norwich, this city delivers a vast array of arts on offer. There’s Norwich Puppet Theatre which is a unique attraction. The art and decoration of The Theatre Royal will leave you wanting more. Salisbury Centre For Visual Arts has works from Henry Moore and Picasso.
The Forum brings diverse exhibits and attracts 5000 people to its doors every day! Music lovers have no fear, the city is famous for its music scene; pubs, gigs in the forest and the Waterfront / LCR you will always be able to catch someone you like live.



The hustle and bustle may not appeal to you and surprisingly Norwich has some beautiful walks located in and around the city. Earlham Park is a picturesque nature reserve and you will find numerous walking trails when you head to Mousehold Heath. Catton Park is hosting the Open Cinema throughout the year and Eaton Park’s 80 acres and boat pond will be the backdrop to a perfect day out.


Food and Drink

From pubs like The Playhouse Bar and The Birdcage offering the finest beers, or Coffee shops such as Bread Source and Alchemista you won’t struggle to find somewhere to grab a quick (or long!) drink.
There is a diverse restaurant scene catering to all tastes, with Benedict’s Restaurant being described as one of best in the city. Delia Smith’s Restaurant is located at Carrow Road so why not catch a game while you’re in the area! Can you really beat some traditional chips from the iconic Market?
A short stay will not be enough time to fit it in, and you will soon be booking in again to tick everything off your list!