Norwich is the best preserved medieval city in England. You can visit a number of historical sites. Here you will find the beautiful cathedral, the Norwich Castle Museum, the Bridewell Museum and two other historic medieval buildings called Stranger's Hall and Dragon Hall. Norwich is also a popular shopping city.
Norwich International Airport (NWI), is the international airport near Norwich, about five kilometers from the center. It is a small airport with less traffic than the small airports around London.
The Dutch airline offers three direct flights a day to Norwich. They are in the Skyteam alliance, together with airlines such as Air France. Very useful when you have a connecting flight with another airline of the alliance.
British Airways is the largest airline in England in terms of passenger numbers, but comes second after Easyjet. It has its home base at Heathrow in London and is the founder of the Oneworld alliance. It flies to 183 destinations, including 6 domestic ones. It has a fleet of 286 aircraft including the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Direct flights from Amsterdam to Norwich have a flight duration of around 50 minutes. From London there are no flights to Norwich due to the short distance.
Norwich Castle is a striking sight in the city. It serves as a museum for no less than one million historical artifacts.
When construction was completed in 1145, Norwich Cathedral was the largest building in Eastern England. The construction was made with limestone from the French city of Caen. The impressive tower dates from the twelfth century, but the peak was renovated during the fifteenth century after the original was damaged by lightning.
The narrow street Elm Hill is considered the most beautiful and famous street in Norwich. It runs from St Pete Hungate church to Wensum street and is very photogenic because of the many houses in the same style. This is because they were rebuilt after a fire in 1507. Nowadays you will find numerous galleries, cafes and shops in the houses that sell handmade goods.
Norwich is a city with a small-scale character. It has invested heavily in public transport in recent years, making it easy to explore the city in this way.