Furnished Rentals in Norwich City Centre - Why Go ?
The city is one of Britain's finest places. It's castle, museums, theatres, cathedrals, old churches and medieval buildings, makes it a ideal spot for a city break. It's a really lively city with great restaurants, fantastic pubs and bars. Norwich has a modern city centre with two shopping malls that merge effortlessly in the historical backdrop.
Apart from the city centre there are a number of interesting independent shops, situated along the small side streets. The city has a booming and vibrant outdoor market where holiday makers can shop for exotic Asian spices, organic fruits and vegetables, second hand books, and of course clothes, bags, hats etc.
What is striking about the outdoor market is that it stands alongside the Guildhall that dates back to the 16th century. This beautiful piece of architecture was built from local flint. This historical edifice was a government building and used for various purposes, though today the building houses Caley's Cocoa Café and Angel's Crystal Shop.
Affordable Short Term Stay for the Weekend or One Night
Accommodation is easy to find when you are on holiday to the city. Apart from hotel and guest house accommodation of which you can find many there are a number of apartments to rent available for short stay and long term. The advantage with apartments to rent is that most of them are self-catering, and offer a lot of flexibility. Such rentals are ideal for one night stay or the weekend.
The most preferred location for one night or weekend rentals is around Unthank Road area, also known as the Golden Triangle and Earlham. Rentals for short stay and long term are available within walking distance of many main attractions in the city, including the city centre.
What to See
There is a lot to see and do in the city. Historical sites worth visiting include the Norwich Castle a grand, imposing structure that overlooks the city centre. The magnificent building was built in the 11th century for the Normans, as a Royal Palace, at the behest of William the Conqueror.
Visitors can take a tour of the dungeons and the fortification in the Castle. The Castle houses a museum with interesting treasures from ancient Egypt and a bunker from World War I. The 900 year old Norwich Cathedral stands amidst exquisite surroundings. This old Cathedral has one of the tallest spires in England. The magnificent structure is stunning with its stained glass, carvings and stone work.
A visit to the city would be incomplete without a walk down the cobbled street of Elm Hill. The quaint street is steeped in history with timber framed buildings that date back to the Tudor times.
The other attractions of the city include the Plantation Garden spread across three acres. The gardens are popular for the various events held here all year around for instance the tea and cakes on Sunday afternoons, big band night and the jazz music evening. The Whitlingham Country Park in Trowse is a haven surrounded by woods and still waters. It is a beautiful place to enjoy some quiet time. The city is just 2 hours away by train from Liverpool Street railway station and is the perfect weekend getaway.
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