Visit Norwich

EXPLORE NORWICH

If you've never been to Norwich you'll find there's much more than just great crime writing. We'll be adding to this guide and you can find out more at the Visit Norwich website.

Things to do

Independent bookshops

Independent bookshops

Norwich is a free-thinking, independent city, packed full of unique pubs, cafes and shops - including an eclectic range of bookshops stocking everything from second hand books to expertly curated new titles for adults and children.

Find out more and download a walking tour from the National Centre for Writing website.

The lanes

The lanes

The Norwich Lanes is where you will find individual, independent and quirky retailers and businesses offering an exciting lifestyle, fashion and art against a backdrop of narrow alleys and beautiful historic buildings. Discover exquisite galleries, vintage shops, quaint coffee houses, trendy cafés & bars, contemporary restaurants, eclectic entertainment venues and atmospheric real ale pubs.

The market

The market

One of the largest and oldest open-air markets in the country and situated in the heart of the city.

Browse a fantastic range of stalls: clothes, children's toys, jewellery, fresh fruit and vegetables, local butchers and fishmongers, freshly baked bread and cakes and food from around the world. You'll discover something new - and probably tasty - on each day of your visit.

Latest news

Poirot – The Greatest Detective in the World

Bringing together two of Hercule Poirot’s biggest fans for a conversation spanning the 100-year history of one of Agatha Christie’s most beloved creations.

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Attica Locke: The Noirwich Lecture 2020

We are delighted to welcome award-winning US author and screenwriter Attica Locke for the annual Noirwich Lecture, in which she explores the ways that crime writing can challenge the distribution of power and authority at a structural and individual level.

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The Love Boat

Read 'The Love Boat', a short story by novelist and Noirwich UNESCO Virtual Writer in Residence Anita Terpstra. It has been translated by Danny Guinan.

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Solstice

Read 'Solstice', a short story by novelist and Noirwich UNESCO Virtual Writer in Residence Anita Terpstra. It has been translated by Sarah Timmer Harvey.

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