The Greater Norwich Area


Norwich leads The 10 Happiest Cities to Work in the UK, is in the Telegraph’s Britain’s 20 Best cities and North Norfolk is number two in Britain’s Top 20 places to raise a family. It is ranked in the Top 10 shopping cities in the UK.

Norwich is home to the University of East Anglia, Norwich University College of the Arts, City College Norwich, and many good schools. Norfolk is also home to some of the biggest movers and shakers in industry; from the world-famous Lotus Cars to global insurance giant Aviva, Kettle Chips and the RAC.

It is an easy drive or train journey to the counties of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire with all they have to offer. It has direct trains to Liverpool Street in London.

East Anglia is one of the best places in the country to live for quality of life. Norwich is the capital of a wonderful rural county blessed with some great beaches, picturesque towns and villages, and the natural beauty of the Norfolk Broads – Britain’s largest protected wetland and the third largest inland waterway.

Norfolk is also a county rich in history and the city of Norwich boasts a Norman castle and two of the finest cathedrals in the country. It has a vibrant nightlife, based around the regenerated Riverside area of the city centre and is also popular for arts, culture, music, and tourism.

Norwich hosts The Norfolk & Norwich Festival, which is the flagship arts festival for the East of England with a reputation for innovative and inspirational performance and entertainment.

The city is also proud to be home to Norwich City FC, which is firmly rooted in the community and works hard to develop its deserved reputation as a real family club. Leisure plays a big part in local life and the city has 25 parks, gardens and recreation grounds to choose from, as well as cinemas, theatres and other attractions.

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