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A Stranger in Norwich Quest Experience

A Stranger in Norwich Quest Experience

Discover some of the most impressive landmarks in Norwich with this fun smartphone game. Visit important medieval and Tudor sites while uncovering a few hidden gems. Get lost in some fascinating stories, as you play the part of a 16th-century 'Stranger', who has just arrived in the city. Picture what it must have been like to have been a newcomer at this time with the help of this game that is both exciting and informational. Immerse yourself in some of the city's dark history and admire sights like the famous Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle. Find your way with ease with precise directions through the city. Play at your own pace and feel free to pause and explore your surroundings whenever you wish. You can play on your own or as a group Solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against each other.

Norwich: Quirky self-guided smartphone heritage walks

Norwich: Quirky self-guided smartphone heritage walks

If you are Curious About Norwich, take one of our quirky self-guided walks, where you can explore the heart of this charming East Anglian city. Not only will you visit the better-known places – we make sure you visit the unusual and intriguing ones too! Added to this we provide compelling stories about the history around you, whilst you have fun following our detailed directions, finding answers to our addictive clues and matching pictures to places along the way. You’ll discover "hidden treasures", whilst reading about the history of Norwich and the people and events that have shaped it – whether you’re familiar with Norwich or a first-time visitor, you will spot things you would not have otherwise noticed. Download the walks to your mobile device, then follow the directions and enjoy our self-guided heritage walks at your own pace and level of interest The walks are 1.5 miles and 1 mile respectively. Both walks are suitable for wheelchair and buggy users (the second walk has a small diversion).

Norwich: Norfolk Broads Stand-up Paddleboard Rental

Norwich: Norfolk Broads Stand-up Paddleboard Rental

This paddleboard rental allows you to explore and unwind down the Norfolk broads for 2.5 hours. With two routes available, either head north into the tranquility of the broads and witness wildlife and beautiful scenery or head south with options of Riverside bars to stop off at and enjoy.With our location on the banks of the River Wensum, our unrivalled launching point in our beautiful location offers the perfect start to your hire. Our team is on hand to help you out throughout your hire, offering guidance and advice for whichever route you choose to pick. You can either head upriver through the winding and tranquil meadows into the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside or head right and explore Norwich’s city centre by the water as you’ve never seen it before. Both routes offer a fantastic and unique paddle-boarding experience! Prior to your launch a tuition and basic demo is provided and everything included lifejackets and dry bags are provided as part of your hire.

Norfolk Broads: Canadian Canoe hire in Norwich

Norfolk Broads: Canadian Canoe hire in Norwich

Come explore the Norfolk Broads national park on our 3 person Canadian canoes! Each hire comes with a safety demo and basic tuition taught by our qualified instructors and includes lifejackets and dry bags to ensure your safety whilst on the water. Amongst the tranquility of the River wensum is a variety of wildlife such as kingfisher, heron, river otters and swans, offering the perfect day out for all the family. As a bonus, we have no motorised craft on our section of the river, offering enhanced safety and ambience for all our customers.

Norfolk Broads & Coast: Interactive Guidebook

Norfolk Broads & Coast: Interactive Guidebook

-This online travel guidebook helps you create a bespoke road trip to help with planning your break before you travel as well as when you are on your break, with 12 months of access. -Therefore, we suggest you don’t wait until your travel date, purchase the guidebook in advance to help you with your planning. Choose an early date and get planning straight away! • Start your Norfolk road trip in the historic city of Norwich, then journey through the scenic Norfolk Broads National Park to reach the east coast of England. • Follow the coastline north, passing through charming fishing villages, ports, resorts, and beautiful beaches on the Norfolk Coast - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. • Conclude your trip in the historic port town of King's Lynn, boasting a maritime heritage dating back to the 12th century. • Find nearby Norfolk Coast hotels, B&Bs, campsites and motorhome stopovers. • Get the best out of your break with our user-friendly, online guide that will make planning a breeze. Simply cherry-pick from the options provided ensuring you won’t miss a thing! Norfolk Broads & Coast Highlights: • The online guidebook's suggested mapped route is fully flexible, helping you plan your trip with places to go and things to see and do, whether for 3 to 14 days. • The route is a fully flexible route that begins at Norwich, heads through the Broads and then traces the Norfolk coastline. As a linear route, this is around 113 miles. • Don't miss the Norfolk Broads; they offer a unique experience you won't want to overlook. Visit the Norfolk Broads for breathtaking natural beauty, tranquil waterways, diverse wildlife, and peaceful boat cruises. • Enjoy the seaside charm with several villages and towns. The town of Cromer offers seaside charm in abundance and features a vibrant pier, sandy beaches, and an array of shops and eateries for your enjoyment. • Discover Enjoy King's Lynn, a historic market town, that boasts a rich heritage showcased in landmarks like the Guildhall, Custom House, and St. Margaret's Church. Museums and art galleries also enrich the town's cultural scene. • Covers visitor information for 19 destinations and locations along the way, plus loads of links and references. • Mapped out on 3 Norfolk maps, including a flexible driving route. •The Overnight Stay to locate 90+ campsites, 20 motorhome stops, 90+ hotels and 130+ B&Bs, guesthouses and lodges • The Uncover More map pinpoints to 30+ viewpoints, 145+ places of interest, 25+ hidden gems and 6 wild swim spots.

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Overall rating

4.4
(54 reviews)

The paddle boarding experience was absolutely brilliant! My friends and I loved it! Despite the awful weather we had, it was so much fun and we left feeling that we can’t wait to do it again!

Enjoyed finding out more about the history ! Some challenges could have been more challenging !! Overall lovely walk and visits to different establishments as well for some refreshments!

Absolutely loved it! Hands down the most enjoyable walking tour that you can do at your own place! Informative, engaging and a lot of fun!

It was a great experience. It was raining but it did not stop us from having fun. They provided the best service.

Really fun, easy, and we saw things around the city we would otherwise have missed