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Attractions Near to Norwich Airport
Norwich Airport is located in East Anglia, and serves Norwich and the surrounding area. A convenient regional departure point, the airport offers services to Europe and flies to a number of popular tourist destinations. Just a few miles from Norwich itself, the airport offers direct access to this historic city, as well as the chance to tour the glorious Norfolk Broads and the stunning local coastline. Book Norwich Airport parking in advance and enjoy some of Norwich surroundings before you fly.
Whilst departing from Norwich Airport, stock up on those last-minute essentials at Skylines, which offers a range of newspapers, books, magazines, confectionary, and travel-related goods. There's the chance to enjoy some tax-free shopping, too, at Eclipse Duty Free, where you can choose from wines and spirits, tobacco, cosmetics, fragrances, designer sunglasses, jewellery and accessories before you fly.
Eating and drinking
The airport is home to two eateries, the Cafe Oasis and The Yard of Ale, both offering varied menus for travellers. There are hot and cold meals available, as well as a full bar service, and drinks and snacks at Costa Coffee.
With internet access throughout the terminal, you can surf the web on your laptop, or use one of the pc's in the departure lounge whilst you wait. Travellers can take advantage of the Multiyork Executive Lounge, and enjoy peace and quiet, complimentary drinks and snacks, as well as the unique service of a Duty Free 'Personal Shopper'.
Things to do around Norwich Airport
There are direct links from Norwich Airport to London Liverpool Street, train services across the country, and buses and coaches departing the airport. Norwich City is just 4 miles away, and easily accessible by public transport.
Norwich is home to a number of sights and attractions, thanks to its rich heritage, and visitors can take advantage of a number of city tours available. Major sights include Norwich Cathedral, with its beautiful architecture, and the Castle, now a museum and gallery, as well as the historic medieval centre, full of charming little streets and hidden alleyways. There are two large shopping centres in the city, as well as plenty of bars and restaurants, and family attractions such as the Dinosaur Park and Puppet Theatre.
Whilst in the area, you can escape to the Norfolk Broads, and rent a boat in which to tour the famous canals, or head out to the unspoilt Norfolk coastline, and visit centres such as Great Yarmouth or tiny fishing towns. The Norfolk countryside is a delight to explore, dotted with stately homes, National Trust properties, gardens, railways and wildlife parks, with popular local attractions including Sandringham, Bure Valley Railway and Pensthorpe Nature Reserve.