Top Choice Museum in Norwich

Norwich Castle

Crowning a hilltop overlooking central Norwich, this massive, 12th-century castle is one of England’s best-preserved examples of Anglo-Norman military architecture. Its superb interactive museum crams in lively exhi…
Top Choice Museum in Norwich

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

Best be on your best behaviour: 14th-century Bridewell is a former house of correction, a 'prison for women, beggars and tramps'. Displays here explore Norwich’s prominence as England's second city in the Middle Age…
Top Choice Cathedral in Norwich

Norwich Cathedral

Norwich's most impressive landmark is a magnificent Anglican cathedral. Its barbed spire soars higher than any in England except Salisbury's, while the size of its cloisters is second to none. Highlights include the…
Top Choice Historic Building in Around King’s Lynn


Both monarchists and those bemused by the English system will have plenty to mull over at this, the Queen's country estate. It's set in 25 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, and wandering around sumptuous r…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Holkham

Holkham National Nature Reserve

Beach, dunes, salt marsh, grazing marsh, pinewoods and scrub – a high number of habitats pack into 37-sq-km Holkham Reserve. It's easily accessed from the car park at Lady Anne’s Dr in Holkham village. From there, r…
Gallery in Norwich

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

The region's most important centre for the arts is housed in the first major public building by renowned architect Norman Foster. Its eclectic collections include works by Picasso, Moore, Degas and Bacon, and are di…
Museum in King's Lynn

Stories of Lynn

A £2m revamp has seen archive sources converted into multimedia exhibits, so you'll experience the stories of local seafarers, explorers, mayors and ne'er-do-wells. It's all set in the 15th-century Guildhall and par…
Church in King's Lynn

King's Lynn Minster

The patchwork of styles here includes Flemish brasses and a remarkable 17th-century moon dial, which tells the tide, not the time. You'll find historic flood-level markings by the west door.
Museum in King's Lynn

Lynn Museum

High points here include a large hoard of Iceni gold coins and the Seahenge Gallery, which tells the story behind the construction and preservation of the early Bronze Age timber circle which survived for 4000 years…
Historic Building in Norwich

Blickling Hall

Largely remodelled in the 17th century for Sir Henry Hobart, James I's chief justice, Blickling Hall began life in the 11th century as a manor house and bishop's palace. The grand Jacobean state rooms are stuffed wi…