Narrows Place

Location and lifestyle

Norwich, Norfolk

Fine City Living

With a rich cultural heritage, Norwich is proving increasingly vibrant and growing, with one of the fastest-growing universities in the UK and only a two-hour commute to London.

A medieval city bustling with culture has a rich history spanning back decades and celebrates its rich history year-round – from exhibitions, museums, theatre performances to regular events at Norwich Castle and Norwich Cathedral.

The city is also known for its vibrant nightlife scene - with popular cocktail bars in the high-end Tombland area of Norwich, gigging venues near the river and nightclubs lining Prince of Wales Road, there’s always something to do no matter your taste!

The events in Norwich are known to take a quirky turn among fun-loving locals, with a yearly ‘duck race’ down the river, outdoor cinema experiences and comedy/karaoke nights at the popular riverside venue, The Playhouse.

Voted as one of the best cities to live in, twice, by the Sunday Times and was described as ‘cheap and cosmopolitan’. It has also been voted one of the safest cities to live in due to its low crime rates and high population of families and students.

Over 8 million tourists are attracted to Norfolk each year with hundreds of fast transport links in and out of the city leading to key airports and more importantly, local Norfolk attractions. The Norfolk Broads and sandy Holkham Beach form part of the National Nature Reserve which covers 11 miles of the Norfolk Coast. In the summer, the broads and rivers that wind from the broads and into the city host a wealth of activities like paddleboarding, canoeing, boat racing and boat hire.

Norwich also boasts a thriving shopping scene with 2 modern, recently redeveloped shopping malls, hundreds of local independent shops, the world renowned Norwich Market and plenty of award winning restaurants to keep you entertained.

Stay connected

Norwich is in England's Norfolk County. With excellent transport links to Cambridge, Lowestoft and London.

Norwich Airport

Narrow's Place is a short 17 minute drive to Norwich International Airport. Passengers can also get to the airport via busses no. 5, 8 and 14, taking only 25 minutes. The airport offers direct flights to destinations such as Aberdeen, Alicante, Manchester and Edinburgh. It also offers connecting flights to a variety of long haul destinations.

Norwich Train Station

Located 6 minutes away by car and 24 minutes by foot, Norwich Train Station offers a direct route to central London in just 1 hours 50 minutes. Oxford is approximately 1 hours 10 minutes and Cambridge approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. Direct trains run from Cambridge, with connections to Peterborough to the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.

Travel by car

Getting to and from Norwich is easy with excellent road links. Taxis are also an excellent way for stress-free travel whether you need a lift back from the city centre with shopping or after a night out enjoying the many local bars and pubs. Taxi ranks can be found all over the city including Norwich Train Station, Castle Meadow, Tombland, Prince of Wales road and City Hall.