Sometimes, after a day of serious sightseeing and shopping, it's great to know you're only a hop, skip and a jump away from 'home' – be it only a temporary home.
Book a stay at one of our top city-centre picks; they're not only in the middle of all the action but they're equally relaxing – just what's required of a UK city break. Whether you're looking for a hotel, B&B or self-catering apartment, you can guarantee a short walk back to base to drop off your purchases before showering, changing and heading back for a night on the town!
Top image: The Assembly House
Image: Gothic House
We've raved about this characterful B&B many times before (see our blog post all about it here), and its location makes it perfect for a city break – on the edge of the Cathedral Quarter. Gothic House is a delightful Grade II listed building with lots of history and beautifully decorated. Enjoy bountiful Norfolk produce breakfasts and a small outdoor courtyard for when the sun is shining – whatever the season!
Double room B&B from £95 per night.
Image: Number 17 B&B
This 4 star-rated B&B offers comfortable and spacious en-suite rooms right in the heart of Norwich (close to the beautiful Cathedral Quarter, city centre and railway station). A stylish barn conversion with an open fire to curl up by in the colder months, Number 17 also boasts a tranquil courtyard in warmer weather perfect to enjoy an al-fresco autumnal breakfast in, as well as all the usual facilities to ensure you have a great stay!
Double room B&B from £90 per night.
Image: 106 The Malt House
A gorgeously spacious self-catering bolt-hole on King Street, 106 The Malt House is very central, located close to the river and part of a complex of contemporary apartments. Boasting great features such as dishwasher, washing machine, hob and oven and wifi, it has plenty of room including a wonderful outdoor private terrace – the star of the show!
Minimum 3 nights' stay, prices from £100 per night.
Just a 5 minute walk from the city-centre, Wedgewood House B&B offers light and airy rooms with comfy beds and en-suite bathrooms – pure convenience and the added bonus of an award-winning full English breakfast in the morning.
Double room B&B from £65 per night.
Image: The Assembly House
This beautiful Georgian building houses 11 chic and sophisticated rooms, recently launched and each with their own style – six of them even have their own secret gardens! The Assembly House is a great option for an elegant and luxurious stay whilst enjoying a truly central location right in the heart of Norwich – and it has a fantastic restaurant to dine in, too!
Double room from £160 B&B per night.
This Victorian 3-bedroom terraced house is located right in the heart of one of Norwich's trendiest accommodation areas – the Golden Triangle, only 15 minutes' walk from Norwich city centre. Nestled between Earlham and Unthank Road, two of Norwich's main thoroughfares, No 51 has been recently refurbished with self-catering facilities for up to 5 people, and given a 4 star rating by Enjoy England. It's also close to some great city pubs – say no more!
Property starting from £750 per week.
Please note all prices are correct at time of writing and are subject to change - please contact the businesses to confirm prices.
Abellio Greater Anglia have Advance fares from £9 one way between London Liverpool Street and Norwich. Trains run every 30 minutes. Abellio also serves Colchester, Ipswich and Diss on the Norwich line. Direct trains also run from Cambridge.
East Midlands Trains runs services from Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham.
Flights into Norwich served from Edinburgh, Manchester, Exeter, Aberdeen, Jersey*, Guernsey* and Amsterdam.