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There are plenty of brilliant things for groups to do together in Norwich. From learning about the city’s history at museums, to soaking in stunning modern art and experiencing Norwich from the water – there’s options to suit any preference. Book in advance to get more information ahead of your visit, and discounted rates at some attractions.
For guided tours around Norwich, full of interesting facts and historical tales, Paul Dickson Tours is the way to go. Paul runs a range of bookable guided walking tours in Norwich, with prices starting from £7 per person.
Tours include: Norwich an Introduction, Norwich: A Black History, The Great Market (Norwich Market), Norwich – the City of Stories, The Historic Pubs of Norwich and more!
Contact Paul Dickson at [email protected] or 07801 103737 for group bookings.
Discover the medieval City of Norwich aboard an open-top sightseeing bus. See all the highlights of the city, with the freedom to hop off wherever you like to get up close and uncover more.
For group bookings and discounted rates, contact David at [email protected] or 01263 587005.
Looking out over the city, you can’t miss Norwich Castle. This medieval fortification is not just impressive from the outside either. Inside is a museum and gallery, showcasing objects from the region, archaeological finds, history specimens, and wonderful art.
Contact the castle at [email protected] for information on group bookings.
With exhibits that tell the story of Norwich’s industries and people, all the way from medieval times to the modern day, the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell is the place to go for a proper history lesson. Plus, there are limited tours of the 14th century undercroft below the building to enjoy!
Group bookings are currently available Thursday – Saturday. For larger groups there is a discount on admission. For more info or to book, email [email protected] or call 01603 493636.
With 900 years of history within its walls, Norwich Cathedral is must-see for anyone visiting the city. The most complete Norman Cathedral in England and a fine example of Romanesque architecture in Europe, it boasts one of the largest monastic cloisters in England, and its surrounded by a beautiful cathedral close – one of the largest in Europe.
For a unique experience, why not take a walk through the haunted streets of Norwich? See the spooky side of Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle, Elm Hill, Tombland and more as a ghost-hunter takes you on a journey through the most areas of the city.
Groups can join public walks if there is enough availability, however private walks are also available. £10 per head (minimum booking of £100).
To book a private walk email [email protected]
The Maids Head Hotel’s Frolic 31 electric boat, The Tiffany Rose, is the ideal way to experience the city from a new perspective.
Able to take up to 10 passengers, The Tiffany Rose is available to hire for afternoon tea afloat and guided river tours (from Spring onwards). Taking you on a two-hour trip departing from the Quayside next to Fye Bridge, heading to Whitlingham and then returning to the city centre.
The Tiffany Rose will take you on a two-hour trip departing from the Quayside next to Fye Bridge and will head to Whitlingham before returning to the city centre.
For more information contact Maids Head Events on 01603 272008, or [email protected] .
Take some time to visit the award-winning Norman Foster designed Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. An art gallery and museum, it houses a permanent collection which is free to view, and hosts regular exhibitions. You’ll also want to schedule in time to explore its Sculpture Park as well, set within 350 acres of parkland and featuring outstanding art for all to enjoy.
Group visits currently only up to 9. Check the website for further updates on numbers.
For group bookings, please contact [email protected] or call 01603 593199.
The Grade I listed Cathedral of St John the Baptist is a brilliant example of the great Victorian Gothic Revival. Originally built in the early 1870s, it was only made a cathedral in 1976. Until then, it was believed to have been the largest parish church in England.
Why not visit the Cathedral of St John the Baptist for a stunning tower tour? Nowhere else in the city can you experience such memorable views of Norwich. Tower tours take place every Saturday starting May 6th at 1.30pm, until the end of September.
Group tours need to be pre-booked at least one month in advance. Call 01603 724381 / 724380 or email [email protected] for information on booking and discounts.