Norwich ranks as one of England’s most significant cities – on all manner of historic levels.
From Romans and Normans to Cromwell and beyond, Norwich has collected historic tales and artefacts that make any visit worthwhile. Go today, and you’ll see English history laid out before you, in a civilised, compact and highly explorable form.
National Express East Anglia has the lion’s share of services in and out of Norwich, with local and regional services to London Liverpool Street, Colchester, Cambridge, Ely, Sheringham, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. To come from further afield, you’ll need East Midlands Trains services from Liverpool via Manchester, Nottingham and Peterborough.
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Aha! Put the city’s least favourite son, Alan Partridge, to one side and discover the real Norwich. Take in the impressive keep at Norwich castle. Look up and admire tha nave at Norwich Cathedral. Or simply ‘do a Delia’ and get behind the Canaries of Norwich City FC at Carrow Road.
The Bure Valley Steam Railway, 12 miles north of Norwich, operates Norfolk’s longest 15 inch gauge line offering an 18 mile round trip through the picturesque countryside. Head south towards Diss and you’ll find Bressingham Steam and Gardens, where the blooming spirit of steam is being kept alive.
Norwich Station - http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/nrw/details.html
Bure Valley Steam Railway - http://www.bvrw.co.uk/
Bressingham Steam and Gardens - http://www.bressingham.co.uk/default.aspx
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