Best Places To Live In Norwich

If you are thinking of moving to Norwich we have found the best possible places for you to buy your next home.

Norwich and its surrounding area is well known for having a strong local identity and community, who have built themselves on being a no nonsense city with fresh, vibrant and forward thinking ideas.

The area is very affordable compared to others and yet more picturesque than many cities in the UK. With a very strong culture for independent shops, cafes and restaurants there is something for everyone. In 2016 Norwich was ranked as the happiest place to work in the UK, so when it comes to encouraging others to move here, it doesn’t take much!


Wroxham is actually made up of two villages: Wroxham and Hoveton St John and they are split by the River Bure. A large majority of the facilities are based in Hoveton but the area is most often known as Wroxham. The town has plenty of shops, restaurants, pubs and a large department store. With the River Bure being a main focus between the two villages there are 3 boat yards where people can keep their boat or hire boats to take out onto to Wroxham Broad. It is a short 20 minute drive away from Norwich, which is ideal for those working in the city. With a primary and secondary school in Hoverton families are also well catered for.

Average house prices here are £422,970


Wymondham could be the place for you if you want a spot of peace and quiet but without a lack of local ammenities. The town has been able to keep a number of independent shops creating an eccentric bohemian feel through the town. With a selection of primary schools and a secondary school all ranked as at least 'High' by Ofsted this lively community could be a great place to start a family.

Average house prices here are £274,167


Mulbarton is a picturesque village 20 minutes drive south of Norwich. While Norwich itself offers the busy city life, Mulbarton offers a friendly, family orientated community village. With two schools and everything within walking distance including a selection of parks where you can keep your kids entertained and a choice of shops that offer all the important amenities you will need, it is a great placve to out down roots.

Average house prices here are £264,140


Aylsham is a scenic market town located north of Norwich within a short 30 minute drive from the city centre. It is also just a short drive away from the coast and like Mulbarton, it has a strong family community. The town's charm is that it has a rich heritage and beautiful architecture with a bustling town centre that hosts  two weekly markets as well as many independent businesses.

Average house prices here are £270,796

Publish date: 17/10/2018

Publisher: New Home Finder