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Elm Hill

Waggon and Horses Lane, Norwich NR3 1HG, England
+44 1603 666071
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Interesting for architecture but not for shops

Interesting architecturally and historically and it used to have some interesting specialist shops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John A
Lincoln, United Kingdom
For history enthusiasts & architectural students only

Whilst Elm Hill is undoubtedly of interest to historians & architectural students, it has very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cobbled street” (90 reviews)
“teddy bear shop” (32 reviews)
“old buildings” (36 reviews)
Waggon and Horses Lane, Norwich NR3 1HG, England

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting architecturally and historically and it used to have some interesting specialist shops but whether they have closed for the winter or closed completely I don't know - but was disappointed. So have a look on the way to the Cathedral but I don't recommend...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst Elm Hill is undoubtedly of interest to historians & architectural students, it has very little to offer as a tourist attraction. Having visited just a few days ago, I can report that there are virtually no shops to visit. The only two I can...More

Thank Portia50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Narrowly escaping the developers in the 19th C. This street is arguably the most attractive in GB. A real preserved gem and adjacent to the medieval castle and cathedral.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This medieval street is a treasure of Norwich. With it's buildings which stretch back hundreds of years and quaint shops that now occupy them, if you're visiting Norwich be sure to take wander to this part of the city. There are plenty of plaques around...More

Thank jameswatling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street is as it was a few hundred years ago, many buildings rebuilt after a fire in 1507. The cobbled streets lead on to others and there seems to be a church on every one! Many of the buildings bear blue plaques so you...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Elm Hill several tines and have never been impressed with the shops although the medieval architecture was interesting. If you want to see great antique and vintage shops go to Magdalen Street which is 10 x better..huge range and great value. The antique...More

Thank localfoodiea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden treasure of old city. Stumbled across accidentally and stepped back in time on cobbled street and medieval buildings. Quiet area leading eventually into city centre. Plenty of restaurants and coffee shops in area near the riverside walk.

Thank babs-4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any visit to Norwich must include walking in the Tombland area of the city, which is very close to Norwich cathedral. This part of Norwich has hardly changed in several hundred years and a walk down the ancient cobbled streets are well worth the time...More

Thank Dermott R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

this is a very good place for a walk especially when friends come from the other side of England. The house or shop were quite old style. insteresting

Thank harrisonuppaoma
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Elem Hill and Waggon and Horses Lane are the most photograhed areas of the "fine city". Wear flat shoes, Elm Hills famous cobbles (now concreted firmly - back in the day they were loose..) are ankle killers to heel wearers! The shops are a delight,...More

Thank lindabits
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