Affordable Half Term
The holidays can be expensive whether you are taking the kids out for the day or eating out more. We know that Norwich has plenty to offer, so your day out needn’t break the bank.
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
Situated in the grounds of the University of East Anglia (UEA), the Sainsbury Centre is known for its incredible exhibitions and stunning outdoor art. With sculptures by the likes of Henry Moore and Anthony Gormley, take a wander around the grounds and enjoy the tranquility of the Broad. Download the Sainsbury Centre Sculpture Park map here. FREE entry to see the permanent collections.
Experience the spooky side of Norwich, and visit the most haunted streets in the city on a Norwich Ghost Walk. Starting from the Adam & Eve – the oldest pub in Norwich – listen to tales of lost spirits and poltergeists that can still be seen to this day… we hope you are feeling brave! (Tickets: £7 Adults, £5 Concession)
Eaton Park Crazy Golf is fun for everyone, from toddlers to OAPs. Just a short distance from the city centre, the 18-hole course is located is set in a beautiful park, so why not make a day of it – bring along a picnic or buy food and drink from the lovely café.
Norwich is lucky in that we have not one, but two beautiful Cathedrals. The Cathedral of St John the Baptist, on Unthank Road, offers Groundfloor Tours of the stunning Victorian Gothic Revival building and Tower Tours where you can see spectacular views across the city – for just £5 each.
At the Norwich Cathedral, free tours (donations welcome) are held Monday to Saturday where you can discover how the Cathedral has survived through riot, war, plague and fire.
Marble Hall is one of Norwich’s better kept secrets. Commissioned by Norwich Union (now Aviva) this grand Edwardian architecture was designed to be a ‘splendid yet functional office space’, and it currently used as the visitor’s entrance. Marble Hall is free to visit during working hours and tours can be arranged for groups.
Eating out can be expensive, but not at Barnham Broom (16 miles from Norwich)! Until the 31st March, you can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea experience for just £10 per person. Nestled in the Norfolk countryside, Barnham Broom hotel also boasts two golf courses and a luxury spa.