Norwich is a quaint city with a history that spans back to medieval times. It is the main city in the county of Norfolk and is located along the banks of the River Wensum, 185 kilometres north-east of London. The history of Norwich can be seen throughout the city with beautiful architectural buildings built in varying styles, such as Georgian, Medieval and Victorian. Many of the streets are lined with pedestrian walkways making it easy for visitors to take a stroll whilst exploring the area. The city is home to Norwich International Airport, which has over 300 connections, including flights from Aberdeen to Norwich.
Things to do in Norwich
The city of Norwich is packed full of things for visitors to do. From historical attractions, to cultural events, shopping and a vibrant nightlife, Norwich has it all. Some of the main historical attractions in the town include Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, and Dragon Hall, along with 32 churches still standing from medieval times. The Forum is a great outdoor amphitheatre that has many cultural events throughout the year.
Various theatre productions can be seen at the Norwich Theatre Royal and the Maddenmarket Theatre. Norwich is also home to one of the largest open-air markets in England, with origins dating back to the medieval times. There are also many different types of shopping centres located throughout the city.
Norwich Airport is located around three miles south of the city centre. The airport serves the entire East Anglia region and has many daily flights, including flights from Aberdeen to Norwich. As a full service airport it has many facilities, including restaurants, duty-free shops, money exchange locations, and internet access.
There are many options for transportation to and from the airport. Norse operates bus services that takes passengers to destinations throughout the city and surrounding area. This bus operates from Monday to Saturday and stops every 10 to 15 minutes at Hellesdon that is around a two-minute walk from the airport. On Sundays, the First Eastern Counties Bus picks passengers up directly from the airport and takes them into Norwich.
Taxis are available from Norwich Airport and cost about £7 to travel to the centre of Norwich. There are also several car hire companies at the airport, including Avis, Europcar, and Hertz.
Why you should choose bmi when flying to Norwich
While flights from Aberdeen to Norwich are extremely popular, we now fly over 450 flights every week to 21 destinations in 8 different countries. All flights include complimentary food & drink on-board, free 20kg hold baggage allowance, 30 minute check-in and an all jet Embraer fleet. We have also been voted the UK’s most punctual airline for the eighth year in a row.