Norwich: An Introduction

Erpingham GateDiscover more than 1000 years of Norwich’s history on this circular tour starting and finishing at the 15th century Erpingham Gate, Norwich Cathedral, Tombland.

Explore the ancient Cathedral Quarter, then find out about the city’s historic woolen cloth and shoe making industries. Hear stories of Norwich Castle, walk through the late Victorian shopping arcade, then see Norwich Market, the 15th century Guildhall, City Hall and Jarrold’s department store.

The return journey passes the Museum of Norwich, where you hear about Norwich’s former chocolate history, followed by Cinema City and St Andrews & Blackfriars Halls – a former Dominican Friary, before passing down picturesque Elm Hill to the River Wensum and back to the Erpingham Gate.

  • Tour lasts 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Price £7.50 per person (maximum 10 people  to allow for social distancing)
  • Minimum charge £40

Public bookable tours

Saturday 29 May at 10am, meet at the Erpingham Gate. Book here

Saturday 19 June at 10am, meet at the Erpingham Gate. Book here

Saturday 10 July at 10am, meet at the Erpingham Gate. Book here

Thursday 12 August at 10am, meet at the Erpingham Gate. Book here

Thursday 23 September at 10am, meet at the Erpingham Gate. Book here