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16 January 2018

Norwich is a romantic city. It just can’t help it.

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The easiest Christmas Shopping you've ever done...

1 November 2017

Christmas shopping can be tiring work. It is an activity that requires stamina, animal cunning and mathematical skill, and by the time it’s over all you really want to do is lie in bed and drink tea through a straw.

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WIN The Ultimate Family Christmas Break!

25 October 2017

Christmas is well and truly, almost, very nearly here – and what is more classically Christmas than a trip to the Pantomime? VisitNorwich has teamed up with Norwich Theatre Royal and the Maid’s Head Hotel to offer you the chance to win the ultimate, chocolate-box-Christmas break for you and your family in beautiful, illuminated Norwich.

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Me, Myself & I (and breakfast)

18 October 2017

Have most of us seen The Holiday? If you haven’t, it’s a Christmasish type rom-com, in which our heroines Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet swap homes over the festive season, and go on solo holidays to try and find some zen over the festive season.

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Our Halloween Hit-list & Best Bonfires

18 October 2017


We’ve all got coats on and I’ve got a conker in my handbag; it’s officially Autumn! There are so many things to choose from over half term and beyond for Halloween and Bonfire night – here are our top picks.

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If you fancy getting away this Christmas...

20 September 2017

This week saw the invariable ‘100 days until Christmas’ memes posted all over the internet. Iterations of Christmas characters graced our news feed in various excited guises to remind us all that the season of peace and goodwill is fast approaching. 

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Adult escapes - with chocs and bubbles!

12 September 2017

September it's an ideal time to visit Norwich with a spontaneous adult escape, as the attractions are quieter and prices can be cheaper as peak-season ends.When it comes to rest and relaxation, we have an indulgent range of hotels with some fantastic late summer deals available.  

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Five Go On An Adventure in Norwich

3 May 2017

There’s plenty of entertainment and fun in The Famous Five, a much-loved British children’s series which featured in many of our childhoods! The series centred around Georgina (aka George) and her cousins Julian, Dick and Anne – and, of course, Timmy the dog! In a nod to the popularity and success of this series in its 75th year, we’ve created the ultimate guide (and we’ve had some fun here ourselves!) to having a truly Famous Five experience in Norwich…

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It's Pillow Time!

3 April 2017

1 April may have been International Pillow Fight Day, but we don't think that's the best use of a fluffy, comfy pillow. So we’ve compiled our list of favourite places to stay with bedding that’s lovely and luxurious!

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Stay & Play from £75 for two!

31 January 2017

We’ve selected 5 cosy places to stay and paired them with the perfect activity. We take you from a city break in Norwich to a ‘great outdoors’ overnighter in the Broads National Park (in a beautiful country house hotel, of course!)...

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Fantastic February Stays

23 January 2017

Make the most of Half Term and Valentine's Day, or just book a spontaneous trip away; Norwich has some lovely hotels, B&Bs and self-catering properties to relax and unwind in. Once you're here, head out for some food and make sure you make the most of Norwich's brilliant shopping offer.

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Embrace Hygge in Norwich!

22 October 2016

You may already be aware of ‘hygge’; the concept is becoming more and more prevalent here in the UK, having picked up the pace recently. It originates from Denmark (in fact there’s no straight translation for this word into English) and, if you’re not familiar with the term, it’s basically about embracing life – all year round, but particularly during the colder months when moods can dip as much as the temperature.

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Oh-So-Central Stays

9 October 2016

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.

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Top 9: Wine, Dine & Stay

14 September 2016

Sometimes a break is all about the food; it’s not about how far you’ve travelled. It’s about getting together with friends or a partner, to really savour the taste and aroma of a glorious meal (with wine) usually involving tasty local produce. And enjoying a delicious meal out is usually best rounded off with just a short walk to your room!

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DIY Dinners!

5 September 2016

Though we all love being cooked for, sometimes it’s lovely to be able to prepare your own food with time to spare whilst on a trip away. So here’s our round up of 13 (a baker’s dozen, if you will!) great self-catering cottages and apartments, all with kitchens in which to whip up a tasty meal made with local produce!

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Tee Time

28 August 2016

Gather up your clubs and don your golf shoes; it’s time to plan a great golfing break complete with luxury accommodation. Whether you’re a pro, a novice or treating someone else, here are our picks of the best hotels to enjoy a golfing break at.

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Oh Buoy! Boating Holidays For All!

14 August 2016

It’s summer and it’s sunny, so make the most of it by getting out onto the water.

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Bank Holiday Stays

8 August 2016

This bank holiday make the most of that extra day off with a UK city-break escape to Norwich! From great offers to convenient locations, these are our picks for the long weekend.

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Accessible Norwich

25 July 2016

Norwich has plenty of accessible attractions and accommodation for disabled people. Its compact street pattern means a lot of attractions sit fairly close together. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to visit or stay at which are suitable for disabled visitors.

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Showbiz Weekends & Family Short Breaks

25 July 2016

This summer book a trip with a difference at Potters Resort: the first five star holiday village in the UK, offering fantastic escapes away in a wonderful location near the beautiful Norfolk coast!

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Gothic House

18 July 2016

Combine history and elegance with impressive architecture and a fantastic location at this elegant 3-storey luxury B&B right in the city-centre.

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Fun On The Water

12 July 2016

There’s plenty of fun to be had around and in the water – forget hiring a boat for now, this is about getting right in the water… whether it’s in a lovely outdoor pool or indulging in some wild water swimming. Norfolk is blessed with lots of lovely spots to take a dip, so here are our favourites!

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The Perfect Escape for Summer

25 June 2016

This summer, channel that just-been-for-a-stroll-in-the-countryside, relaxed, no-worries feeling by… actually getting out into the countryside for a relaxing break in Norfolk!

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Hotels for Book Lovers

15 June 2016

Thanks to its status as England’s  first UNESCO City of Literature, and an impressive literary legacy, Norwich the City of Stories and bookworms are natural bed partners. With that in mind, Good Hotel Guide, the impartial hotel experts, have selected four of the best hotels to curl up in with a good book, from their carefully curated collections of hotels in Norfolk and Norwich.

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Bikes to Beer & Angel's Share for Father's Day

5 June 2016

Father's Day is looming. Whether you want to show your appreciation for dad or grandad (or in fact any father figure in your life), avoid the mad scramble for socks and lame cards - we've got a whole host of Father's Day treats that will get you in their good books for at least a few months!

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Spring Stays In May

1 May 2016

If you’re eagerly counting down the days to the imminent May Bank Holidays (two of them, hurrah!) or the hot-on-their-heels half term holiday, then a city break is the perfect way to celebrate those much-anticipated extra days off.

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