The most complete Norman Cathedral in England and one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture in Europe, Norwich Cathedral is a must see for any visitor to Norfolk.
Founded in 1096, Norwich Cathedral has welcomed visitors and pilgrims for over 900 and continues to adopting its founding principles offering a welcoming place to all who visit. The Cathedral boasts the highest Norman tower and largest monastic cloister in England and is home to a renowned and famous collection of over 1,000 medieval roof carvings and a selection of original Norman wall paintings.
As well as the awe inspiring Cathedral, you can enjoy the tranquility of the Cathedral Close, stop for lunch or a drink in the Refectory, visit the Library with its collection of over 30,000 books and view the collection of treasures within the Cathedral's Treasury. Other attractions include the relaxing Herb Garden and Exhibition Space which hosts a programme on local, national and international exhibitions throughout the year.
Very much a living building, Norwich Cathedral hosts 1,500 services a year as well a variety of events and you can discover over 900 years of history and learn about how the Cathedral survived riot, war, plague and fire by taking a free guided tour.
No visit is complete without popping into the Gift Shop which offers delightful selection of unique locally sourced gifts - perfect for picking up a keepsake to remember your visit! For more information and opening hours please visit www.cathedral.org.uk
Free entry, donations welcomed.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Fri 8 Mar 2013 - Wed 31 Dec 2014||Mon - Sun 07:30 to 18:00|
|Notes||The Refectory and shop are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Various facilities open at different times and seasonal opening hours apply. Please visit http://www.cathedral.org.uk/visitorinfo/opening-hours-opening-hours.aspx
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62 The Close, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4EH
Map reference: TG 234088 Lat: 52.63169 Long: 1.30036
Take the A47 to Norwich. Norwich Cathedral is situated in Tombland.
Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Norwich station
Voted Norfolk's favorite building
Ranked number 1 visitor attraction in Norwich on TripAdvisor
Design award for the Refectory Restaurant & Coffee Shop
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Events at this venue
|Sat 8 Jun 2013||SOUNDS OF WALES|
|Sun 16 Jun 2013||Civic Service|
|Sun 15 Sep 2013||Battle of Britain|
|Sun 10 Nov 2013||Remembrance|
|Tue 24 Dec 2013||City Christmas Carol Concert|