Welcome to Norwich, a vibrant city of stories. According to the Sunday Times the city is one of the best places to live in the UK. But don't just take their word for it. Go explore and see for yourself.

Norwich is our best kept secret – now yours.

Where is Norwich?

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Around Norwich

Where is Norwich?

  • Norwich City Football Club • 21 mins

    Grab your scarf and pedal your way down to support the yellow & greens. An easy route to the city and down to the ground to watch some live Premier League football.

  • Intu Chapelfield • 16 mins

    Norwich’s multi-million pound investment in cycle routes paves the way for easy access from UEA into the city. Browse the clothes shops or meet friends for a coffee in Norwich’s largest shopping centre.

  • Norwich Rail Station • 20 mins

    Fancy a day trip? Norwich train station has conveniently located and secure bike storage facilities. Lock up your bike, hop on the train and go and explore the beautiful Norfolk coast.

  • London • 2 hours

    Regular trains means a day trip to the capital city is quick and easy from Norwich. Step off the train and you're right in the heart the famous landmarks. Pick up some shopping in some of the world’s top department stores or simply meet up with friends and family for the day.

  • Cambridge • 1hr 15mins

    Take a trip to this historic city. You can explore the marketplace, enjoy live music and comedy at the famous Corn Exchange or take a punt down the river.

  • Norfolk Coast • >30 minutes

    Norfolk's 90-mile coastline has something for everyone. Enormous empty beaches? Tick. Five-thousand grey seal pups? Tick. An old-style Victorian pier theatre complete with and obligatory Christmas pantomime and every best-worst cover band around? Tick.

  • Amsterdam • 55 mins

    Norwich international airport means Europe is only a short flight away. With daily, direct flights from Norwich it’s easy to take a quick trip over and explore some of its famous sights and canals.

  • Prague • 3 hours

    Travel to and from Prague to explore its historical buildings and when the sun goes down, explore a unique nightlife experience: with its beer halls, pubs and clubbing until the early hours.

  • Paris • 3-4 hours

    Grab a connecting flight from Amsterdam and travel to the city of love. Like Norwich, the city is bursting with culture and cuisine. The famous iconic buildings to its stunning parks, this could be the ultimate weekend break from your studies.

Learn more from our student guides

Everything I did in London, I can do in Norwich.

Buket Komur
UEA graduate


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