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Address: Bishopsgate, Norwich NR1 4EZ, England
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Norwich's best kept secret

What a wonderful privilege to have a Gala Dinner at this remarkable place - a hospital caring for people since 1249. Now the two remarkable medieval halls are available for... read more

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Norwich, United Kingdom

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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What a wonderful privilege to have a Gala Dinner at this remarkable place - a hospital caring for people since 1249. Now the two remarkable medieval halls are available for special functions, supported by an excellent events team and chef. We had an exceptional dinner for 50 guests - nothing was too much trouble - and everything ran smoothly during... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Can't just walk around outside site although it's easy to get onto site without seeing any signs. Guess they want your money that's why

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Thank Martin P
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Attended a birthday party at this venue, the second such visit for a celebration. The venue is magnificent, the staff smartly dressed, polite and very helpful. The food was very good and professionally served. The reception and dining rooms were very clean and very warm; central heating and a coal fire made the room very hot.

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Thank KHreviewer
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We visited the Great Hospital as part of the Heritage weekend events. As the site is still providing superb accommodation for older people, it is not open very often, so we were delighted to manage to get tickets for this event. The history of the site is amazing and we were helped to understand all about the different parts and... More 

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Thank Judi W
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I can only describe this hidden gem in the heart of Norwich as 'amazing!!' We had an excellent tour by Charlie, extremely knowledgeable and very passionate about the building, the history and works within The Great Hospital. Would I recommend this? ... YES!! 100%!! Can't wait to revisit and the Christmas Fair is already in my diary!!

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Thank Gail5B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The lovely staff of the Great hospital organised a tour for us, the Master Kevin showed us around he was a really helpful man with lots of interesting historical knowledge. The actual buildings were very beautiful and very interesting. We would defiantly recommend a visit to the Great Hospital and the residents were very lovely and welcoming too.

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Thank assisttust1990
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We arranged a business lunch at the Great Hospital, followed by a tour. What a fantastic experience all round. The food was first rate and the tour was fascinating. We heard all about the swan pit (the last remaining one in Britain) and about how eating swan was such a delicacy. The quarterer in the Refectory certainly brought it all... More 

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Thank auldjo4
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Great Hospital in Bishopgate, Norwich, is a beautiful setting and hosts a number of events throughout the year. Yesterday, I went along to an afternoon tea, held at the Hospital for an important charity, and it was a wonderful afternoon. We were blessed, pardon the pun, with the Hospital's priest, Father Barry, joining us and imparting his in-depth knowledge... More 

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Norwich
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My Husband and I booked a guided tour of The Great Hospital in Bishopgate Norwich - having walked past the building many times and not really sure what the buildings were used for - What a fabulous tour and Blue Badge Guide - He was so knowledgeable and knew so much about The Hospital and Norwich itself - it was... More 

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Thank jill w
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I did the touristy 'thing' and visited on an open day here many years ago, but yesterday enjoyed a Blooming Great Tea Party organised with Marie Curie Norfolk, so saw first hand just what a superb venue The Great Hospital is for holding events. The buildings are packed with history in beautiful surroundings (kudos to your gardener btw) the staff... More 

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