Historic Pubs of Norwich guided walking tour


Tickets from £10

Get a taste for the history of Norwich pubs on this guided walking tour. The tour starts from the 16th-century Maids Head Hotel Bar on Wensum Street and lasts for 1½ hours.

See where Ralph McTell had his first professional gig and Paul Simon sang solo; explore where Monsieur du Pain entertained drinkers by dipping his feet in boiling lead; visit Alan Partridge’s favourite Norfolk bar and discover where 18th-century diarist Parson Woodforde used to drink. Hear stories of gruesome murders, Sixties music heroes, student sit-ins and much more.

The tour ends back at the Maids Head where you will be invited to sample the hotel’s Maids Head Ale, brewed by Woodfordes.

Ticket price includes a half pint or soft drink or tea/coffee at the end of the tour, which starts and finishes at the Maids Head Hotel.