Tag Archives: Norwich

Learning the ropes; HighBall Climbing Centre, Norwich.

As part of our family’s christmas present (to ourselves) we thought we’d book a lesson in rock climbing at a local centre in Norwich – which is where we were based at the time.  We chose the Highball Climbing Centre that is located in the Twickenham Road Business Park. It’s about a 10-15 minute journey from the…

Pensthorpe Park in Winter, Norfolk.

Pensthorpe Park in Norfolk is a natural conservation park for birds, mammals, invertebrates and plants.  It’s managed by Pensthorpe Conservation Trust and offers people the opportunity to see a diverse range of natural habitats close up.  We visited during winter where the landscape is leafless and a little bleak however I can imagine that during the summer months it…

The Plantation Gardens in the centre of a city.

Plantation Gardens I love discovering little walled gardens. I think it takes me back to when I read The Secret Garden as a small child. I was fascinated with finding a little hidden gem all of my own. The Plantation Gardens are in Norwich, just outside the ring-road, tucked in behind the Catholic and United…

  • Cynthia GiblingOctober 22, 2016 - 7:43 am

    What a super piece on your visit. fab photos too. You are having some wonderful travels. I shall also enjoy looking at the rest of your pages.

  • EmmaOctober 22, 2016 - 11:25 am

    Thank you very much Cynthia for your kind words. The gardens are one of our favourite hidden gems in Norwich 🙂

  • Marjorie WilsonNovember 10, 2016 - 10:38 pm

    Loved your blog about our special garden in Norwich. As Head Gardener, who looks after the volunteers, it is very good to see and read of your adventures and so glad you enjoyed our beloved garden

  • EmmaNovember 17, 2016 - 8:47 am

    Hi Marjorie,

    Thank you so much for leaving me a message. We loved the gardens and are hoping to return in spring to see how much has changed. Emma