Accommodation and Travel
Norwich is a modern, cosmopolitan and vibrant
city with a rich heritage. Located just under two hours from London
and an hour from Cambridge - it has the most intact medieval street
pattern in Britain , the largest six day open air market in England
and is one of the top 5 shopping destinations in the country.
It is an ideal city to visit for those with a love of culture,
history and the arts. With its intricate network of winding
streets, Norwich is home to many museums, theatres, cinemas and
galleries and a year round programme of festivals. It has a fine
tradition of beautiful and innovative architecture – the Cathedral,
the Castle, the Royal Arcade, the University of East Anglia and The
Forum are just some examples of the high quality design spanning
Norwich is an ideal base from which to explore the rest of the
county of Norfolk . Many visitors come to the county every year to
walk its beautiful beaches, go boating on the Norfolk Broads and
discover market towns and classic stately homes.
For further information about Norwich and Norfolk visit www.visitnorwich.co.uk and
There is a direct rail route from London Liverpool Street to
Norwich, journey time two hours. Link to www.thetrainline.com.
National Express passengers coach stop is in Norwich Bus Station,
Surrey Street. Link to www.nationalexpress.co.uk
Flights to Norwich Airport from Manchester, Aberdeen and
Norwich is reached by the A11 from the South and London, and the
A47 from the West and the North. www.theaa.com/travelwatch/planner
As the New Writing Season workshops and courses are held in
central Norwich, we suggest finding accommodation that is fairly
close to the city centre. An up to date list of local hotels can be
found at www.visitnorwich.co.uk.