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- - as we travelled around. In many places though, the wild flowers / grasses have grown so much that the Broads themselves are not so easy to see. the algae which has built up during the hot weather seems to be on many ponds / slow moving water as well.Written 16 July 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Large cathedral with some interesting ancient features including one of the few bishop's thrones in its original position. Some lovely stained glass. Free to enter. You can attend services and there is a good choir.Written 28 September 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- An absolutely fantastic day out exploring the many faceted landscapes of these wonderful gardens. It is a work of art and well worth a visit. I would highly recommend for a day of tranquility and to reflect on all the beauty around.Written 15 September 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- A fascinating house in attractive park land and an outstanding walled garden. Only one small niggle: it was not easy to pick up the start of the lake side walk, but it was well worth the effort and it goes past the church, which is also worth a visit. Highly recommended and, if you have to choose, go here rather than Blickling.Written 18 September 2022
- A great little wonder around the garden to get away from the heat and chill for an hour or so ,
Peaceful , Beautiful and relaxing,Written 13 August 2022
- This Museum has just started expansive to allow exhibits from another closing aviation museum to be saved for the future.
The museum staff very helpful and opened extra doors to allow electric wheelchair access , some areas a little tight but enough to interest everyone with items inside and out.
A selection of planes outside including Nimrod, Vulcan, Jaguar, Lightning and many more.
Some you can pay an extra £2.50 per person per plane for a guided tour .
Reason for 4 not 5 was lack of hot food in cafe and sandwiches and baps all had mayonaisse which is no good for those allergic to egg.
Also off putting lady sweeping up dust while we were trying to eat and drinkWritten 21 September 2022
- When I was planning my trip, I was a bit disappointed to learn that the keep is currently undergoing major renovation work and is therefore closed. But since the museum is open, I decided to visit anyway, as it was my first time in Norwich.
Finding the entrance proved a bit challenging, as I was walking halfway around the hill and then back again - only to realise after my visit that had I walked just about 50 metres further, there would have been another entrance, so I could have saved myself the long walk. Given that the museum is extensive, with lots of treasures to see, my feet would probably have thanked me for that...
And yes, there is a LOT to see: From paintings to archaeology to stuffed wild animals - it's vast! I hadn't been expecting that.
The individually themed areas all have their individual entrance, but are also interconnected, which can be rather confusing, because if you don't pay attention, then you're suddenly stepping from the gallery zone with paintings to the Roman history zone... In fact, several times I got lost and had to retrace my steps, as I felt that I was missing out on some areas. Maybe it would help to assist visitors with better signposting to indicate the general recommended flow.
Apart from that, I did like what I saw, especially the large number of paintings!
In the end, I just about managed to get around all the areas by the time I heard the announcement of the closing time.
I would certainly love to be back after the re-opening of the castle itself, hopefully also with a proper souvenir shop, as the museum shop was rather disappointing.
But overall I did enjoy my time in the museum and believe it's well worth a visit!Written 9 June 2022
- Not a long walk, along a cobbled street. It's near the river and not too far from the cathedral. A variety of old houses, some of which are shops, with one turned into a cafe at one end. Some seating at this end as well. Surprisingly it wasn't too busy when we went.Written 25 September 2022
- Delightful visit. Very entertaining, winemaker doing the tour full of passion and pride and great sense of humour. Delicious wines and you leave the place understanding fully the difference between fine wines and the rest and purchasing a case of their liquid gems. Highly recommend!Written 11 September 2022
- The Sainsbury Centre is a museum, gallery and sculpture park in the campus of the University. It makes an ideal day out for hot weather. In the morning you can explore the outdoor collection of sculptures. There is a guide that you can collect from the front desk. The path around the lake (broad) is especially pleasant on a hot day. The bird like creatures by Elizabeth Frink are a little like flamingoes, and right at home next to the water.
When it gets too hot you can go and cool off in the air conditioned gallery. There is a small cafe opposite the entrance an a larger restaurant at the far end. Most of the exhibitions are free, but there is a small charge for the current temporary display. About Scottish Women Artists, in association with the Flemming collection in Glasgow. The permanent collection is displayed to make you think about the connections between work produced at very different times and cultures, rather than art historically. Only slight irritation was the cloak room which needed pound coins.... lots of us don't carry cash around these days.Written 12 August 2022
- Nice peaceful walk in the centre of a city. Lots of benches, and no rubbish! Many interesting buildings and history - Pull's Ferry, Cow Tower and historic bridges. Lovely cafe by Wensum Bridge with a hidden courtyard. The only downside is that the walk is not mobility scooter friendly if starting from the railway station, we had to carry it down stairs through a pub yard.
Good addition for the city.Written 21 August 2022
- A brilliant park with so much going on especially for children but not only. Mt visit was to the miniature railway which runs for a huge distance through the park. The guys here on my visit were brilliant. Loads of engines and plenty happening. ALL children of all ages 1 up will enjoy their visit.Written 13 July 2022
- David and I love visiting the gardens. We always find solitude and peace along the lake walk. I love the wildlife and am thrilled if I am treated to a sighting of the tiny little frogs. We also enjoy the cottage garden, often pinching ideas for planting and never pass up a cuppa and cake in the tearooms.
We have visited many times and always come back when we visit Norfolk.
Thank you for sharing your gardens with the public.Written 18 August 2022
- The inside of this market is mainly food stalls with a lot of variety. One side seems dedicated to excellent vegetable stalls - much better quality & price than we get in Manchester !Written 16 July 2022
- A great location for a great evening
Very polite and professional staff
All areas spotlessly clean
Highly recommendedWritten 25 September 2022
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