Are you looking for enjoyable activities to do with your grandparents in Norwich? Look no further! We’ve put together a list of three fantastic locations.
The Castle site comprises the 900-year-old Castle and a large gallery complex converted from the City’s Victorian prison. It houses internationally important collections in archaeology, natural history, regimental history, and fine, decorative and contemporary art.
Norwich Castle has a lovely Café and Shop on site for a spot of lunch or a cup of tea and a scone. The closed parking facilities are located within the Castle Mall Shopping Centre.
There is Wheelchair access throughout the museum and the art galleries on the ground floor and first floors.
For further information visit www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/norwich-castle
Situated in the heart of Norwich, the Theatre Royal provides creative experiences, rooted in the art of performance. The theatre presents a vibrant programme of live performance and creative engagement activities to entertain, enrich and inspire audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
There are two other venues in Norwich that also have regular entertainment including the Norwich Theatre Playhouse which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2020, and the Norwich Theatre stage two which is the newest venue which opened in 2016.
For further information visit: www.norwichtheatre.org
Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell is an ancient building that is packed with displays and collections that all the whole family will enjoy exploring.
You can catch a film at the mini cinema, check out a 1950s living room and listen to memories about the city shared by local people from a bygone age.
Many of the exhibits are hands on and interactive, which is a great way for kids to learn while having fun at the same time. There are listening points and even some smell stations which help kids stay actively interested and are great fun to try to.
The museum is fully accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs plus provides an accessible toilet, so with the range of multi sensory displays and handling opportunities this is an ideal trip for those with special needs, too!
For further information visit: www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/museum-of-norwich
Norwich Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Norwich, Norfolk, dedicated to the Holy and Undivided Trinity. It is the cathedral church for the Church of England Diocese of Norwich and is one of the Norwich 12 heritage sites.
From its beginnings as a Benedictine monastery to its role as a modern-day cathedral, there is so much to explore. Whether you’re visiting for the first time or regularly pop into the Cathedral, there’s always something new to discover.]
Why not pop into The Refectory Bakery and Café for some tea and cake or a light lunch. They serve their famous artisan bread and cinnamon buns all from the local Norfolk Bakery Bread Source.
At Home Instead, we understand the importance of spending quality time with your loved ones, and we’re dedicated to making it easier for older adults to engage in activities they enjoy. Our compassionate Care Professionals can accompany your loved ones on these lovely outings in Norwich, ensuring their safety and comfort throughout the day.