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Guided Walk/Tour, Tue 14 Aug 2018, £5

Strolls and Stories

Strolls and Stories


'Strolls & Stories' Evening Guided walking tour of Norwich: The French Borough

The Normans moved the City's market to its present location, then they created a new built up area west of the market. This area was called New Burgh or French Borough. This walk will concentrate largely on the history and development of the large area of the parishes of St Mancroft and St Giles.

Tour leaves from outside The Forum.

You can book by visiting or calling 01603 213999.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 14 Aug 2018 18:30
Tour lasts 90 minutes.


Adults: £5
Children (11-16): £1.50
Children under 11: FREE


Norwich Tourist Information Centre

01603 213999


Millennium Plain,
Bethel Street,


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children