Which guided tour will you choose?
Rails, Trails and Sails
Full day tour starting in Norwich with ‘Monks, Mayhem and Murder’, then catch the train to Reedham in the Broads National Park for lunch, followed by stories of wherries, railways and Romans.
The Great Market
A 1½ hour guided tour in and around Norwich Market, celebrating 940 years of buying and selling at the heart of the city, including sampling the food on offer at today’s market stalls.
A guided walking tour celebrating CJ Sansom’s best-selling novel Tombland, featuring Tudor lawyer Matthew Shardlake’s visit to Norwich at the time of Kett’s Rebellion (1549).
Norwich, An Introduction
Discover more than 1000 years of Norwich’s history on this circular tour starting and finishing at the 15th century Erpingham Gate, Norwich Cathedral, Tombland.
The Historic Pubs Of Norwich
Get a taste for the history of Norwich pubs on this guided walking tour which ends at the Maids Head where you will be invited to sample the hotel’s Maids Head Ale, brewed by Woodfordes.
Maids Head Hotel and Tombland
A 1½ hour guided tour of historic Tombland, Norwich’s ancient Anglo-Scandinavian Market Place, with coffee or tea and stories at the historic Maids Head Hotel.
River, Merchants And Markets
Half day tour in Norwich, exploring the River Wensum, visiting the oldest hotel in the UK, discovering the city’s story in the Museum of Norwich and sampling food on Norwich Market.
People and Places – Colegate and Elm Hill
A 1½ hour guided walking tour looking at the stories of the people and places in Colegate and Elm Hill, an area bursting with the history of Norwich.
Boardman and Skipper
This 1½ hour guided walking tour celebrates the architectural legacy of the great Norwich architects Edward Boardman and George Skipper.
Norwich on the Dark Side
This 1½ hour guided walking tour looks at the darker side of Norwich, crime, punishment, filth and misery!
Meet Paul Dickson
Paul has worked in the tourism industry in Norfolk for the last 30 years, initially for the National Trust and, for the last 20 years, as an independent PR practitioner working for organisations like Norfolk Tourism, Norfolk and Suffolk Tourist Attractions, Greater Yarmouth Tourism, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden and Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens.
Four years ago he fulfilled a long held ambition by training as a City of Norwich tourist guide.
He has also worked for the last four years as an independent guide for the Maids Head Hotel in Norwich and has expanded his guiding practice into the Broads National Park.
Paul is also an independent publisher working in partnership with Norfolk based authors.