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Norwich Shopping

One of the top shopping destinations in the UK, Norwich has a mix of high street names and small individual shops, plus a large open market.

Discover why Norwich is one of the top Shopping destinations in the UK

Jarrold the store
Norwich Royal Arcade
Norwich Market
Elm Hill Shop
Norwich Castle Mall

Norwich is a shop-a-holics delight! It is one of the top shopping destinations on the UK, with a mix of small individual boutiques and large department stores. You will find 2 modern shopping malls, one of the largest outdoor markets in England and plenty of cobbled, picturesque alleys and lanes. Sit back and discover why Norwich is great place to come for that weekend or city shopping trip.

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Norwich is fairly compact, compared to other cities in the UK and therefore makes a good choice for a weekend shopping spree as all the main areas can be accessed easily on foot. You will find some lovely streets and alleys linking the main areas, containing all kinds of shops, from chain stores to individual boutiques.
Norwich London Street
Shopping in London Street, Norwich
Timberhill
Shopping in the Timberhill area of Norwich
Haymarket
Shopping in the Haymarket area of Norwich
Marks & Spencer
Norwich Marks & Spencer Store
Debenhams
Debenhams Store on Rampant Horse Street
Jarrold the Store
Jarrold the store, London Street
Tombland Antiques
Norwich Tombland Alley and Antiques
WHSmith
W H Smith on Gentleman's Walk
Elm Hill Shop
Norwich Elm Hill Shop

After the Norman Conquest of 1066, Norwich Market was moved to its current location, in an area known as 'Mancroft', to give it more space. By 1300 the market had grown substantially and sold vegetables, fish, meat, bread, cloth, shoes, rope, livestock and many other commodities; all from their own designated place. Today, Norwich Market remains one of England's largest and finest open air markets, selling all kinds of different goods. The market is open Monday to Saturday, with around 200 traditional stalls covered with a canopy of stripped canvas.
Norwich Market Canvas
The roof of the stalls on Norwich Market
Norwich Market View
Norwich Market sitting in the shadow of Norwich Castle
Fruit
Fruit for sale on Norwich Market
Sripped Canvas
Norwich Market looking towards the Guildhall
Market Stalls
Stalls on Norwich Market

Norwich Royal Arcade runs from the market place towards Norwich Castle and was designed by architect George Skipper in 1899. It has been described as a fragment of the Arabian Nights dropped into the heart of the old city! Among its many interesting features are some specially designed glazed tiles manufactured by Doulton, with images of Peacocks and flowers. Today the Royal Arcade contains fine timber shop fronts, housing shops such as the famous Colman's Mustard Shop.
Norwich Royal Arcade
Norwich Royal Arcade and Coleman's Mustard Shop
Doulton Tiles
Doulton Tiles in the Royal Arcade
Peacock Tiles
Tiles of Peacocks by Dalton
Arabian Lights
Arabian Lights!
Norwich Royal Arcade
Norwich Royal Arcade

The Norwich Lanes offer a relaxed alternative to the busy malls and chain stores.  With narrow cobbled streets lined with beautiful historic buildings, the area is packed with small and creative independent retailers.  It is a beautiful mix of modern and traditional shopping at the original heart of Norwich.
Norwich Lanes
Norwich Lanes and Shops
Art Gallery
Art Gallery along the Norwich Lanes
Toy Store
Independent Toy Store along the Norwich Lanes
Circular Sound
Circular Sound Music Shop
The Norwich Lanes
Pretty Squares along the Norwich Lanes
Pottergate
Pottergate along the Norwich Lanes

Underneath Norwich Castle is the Castle Mall shopping centre, opened in 1993 the site redeveloped the area around one of the oldest streets in Norwich (Timberhill) as well replacing the unsightly area of the old cattle market. The Castle Mall features a vast array of shops on three levels, food courts, two car parks, bars and restaurants, a cinema and even park gardens on the top!
Norwich Castle Mall
Norwich Castle Mall
Norwich Castle Mall
Norwich Castle Mall Shops
Norwich Castle Mall
The elevators between the three floors in Castle Mall

Newly opened in 2006, the Chapelfield Shopping Mall has over 80 shops, 17 tempting cafés and restaurants and the only House of Fraser in the region. It was built on the site of the famous Caley’s chocolate factory. Built in 1890 and employing over 700 staff, their chocolate was transported all over the world. During the 1930's the factory developed Rolos, Munchies and Quality Street.
Norwich Chapelfield Mall
Norwich Chapelfield Shopping Mall
Norwich Chapelfield Mall
Norwich Chapelfield Shops
House of Fraser
House of Fraser store in Norwich Chapelfield Centre
Chapelfield Roof
The curved lines of the roof architecture

At Christmas Norwich is a colourful winter wonderland. It is a great place to do all your Christmas shopping and find all those bargains in the January sales.
Jarrolds the store
A festive Jarrold the store in London Street
Norwich Royal Arcade
Decorations in the Royal Arcade
Norwich Lanes
Christmas Shopping in the Norwich Lanes
City Hall Lights
Christmas Lights on City Hall

 
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