Discover a part of Norwich that is seldom seen…

Castle Meadow

A fascinating tour of the historic basement and undercroft lying beneath the KindaKafe.

Come join our tour, led by a local storyteller and historian. Journey with us down two flights of stairs to explore the layers of architecture dating from the 15th century.

Hidden below Castle Meadow, between the market and the Norman Keep, you can discover the past of our Fine City, with its trades, houses and people. Ponder the myths of eerie prison cells, hidden streets and curious tunnels. Come help us unlock the many mysteries of this space…

Castle Meadow tours generally run during the day and evening on  Mondays and Tuesdays (excluding school holidays) and one weekend a month. Please note that this is subject to change.

This tour is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible as it involves two flights of stairs and uneven flooring. 

 

Tombland

Explore Tombland and discover the rich history of our fine City.

Join historian and storyteller Sarah Walker on a guided tour of Tombland organised by KindaKafe, home of Norwich’s famous Hidden History Tours.

See Norwich’s history of Romans, rioters and rebels, priors, friars and preachers come to life. Tales, true accounts and local legends all from the ancient centre of the fine city of Norwich.

This 90 minute walking, standing and sitting tour leads you around the Tombland area. Suitable for all ages and wheelchair accessible. Dogs welcomed.

FAQ’s

How do I buy tickets?

Click the ‘book a tour’ button above or follow this link to our booking page. If you have any problems call us on 01603 850309.

How much are tickets?

Tickets to our Castle Meadow tour cost £11.50 each for off-peak and £12.50 for peak times.

Tickets to our Tombland walking tour cost £9.00 each.

When do your tours run?
Our Castle Meadow tours run every Monday and Tuesday (excluding school holidays) and one weekend a month. 
Weekend tours do sell out quickly so if you are interested in when weekend or bank holiday tours may become available, sign up to our newsletter for updates. 

Our Tombland walking tours run on varying days and times, click above to ‘book a tour’ to see current availability or
 sign up to our newsletter for updates when new tickets become available. In times of poor weather, there will be fewer tours on offer. Over the summer months there will be more choices of dates and times.
I can’t find a tour at a time that suits me, when will you have more dates?
We try to release tickets for tours at least a month in advance of the tours taking place. 


If the dates currently listed have sold out or aren’t at a time that suits you, 
sign up to our newsletter to be first in line for new tickets. 

If you have enough people, we may be able to arrange a private tour for your group. Contact willow@missingkind.org to find out more. 

Where do I go for my tour?

Details of where to go for your tour and other additional information can be found in your order confirmation email.

Our Castle Meadow tour begins within KindaKafe. Just come to the counter and sign in with a member of staff.

Our Tombland walking tour meets by the Edith Cavell monument and Erpingham Gate. Our tour guide Sarah Walker will be there to meet all of our guests. Please bring your tickets with you to present to your guide.

Do you sell gift vouchers for the tours?

Yes, we sell gift vouchers for our Castle Meadow and Tombland tours. Please click the ‘buy a gift voucher’ button above or call us on 01603 850309.

Please note that Castle Meadow gift vouchers are sold at the off-peak rate. If you would like to redeem a gift voucher against a peak rate weekend or school holiday tour there will be a £1.00 charge per ticket which can be paid at the time of booking. 

How long are gift vouchers valid for?

Each gift voucher is valid for 1 year from the selected date of delivery. The tour you redeem your gift voucher against needs to take place by the expiry date.

Please allow time to comfortably book and attend your tour before the expiry date on the voucher. Gift vouchers cannot be extended.

How do I redeem a gift voucher?
We are transitioning to a new Gift Voucher system, if you have one of our older 5 digit voucher codes please select your tour date via our booking page and enter your voucher code where it states ‘Apply Promo or Voucher’. Please note if you have more than one voucher code you will need to make a separate booking for each code. 
 
If you have one of our new eGift Vouchers please follow the instructions listed at the bottom of the voucher. 
Please note that Castle Meadow tour gift vouchers are sold at the off-peak rate. If you would like to redeem a gift voucher against a peak rate weekend or school holiday tour there will be a £1.00 charge per ticket which can be paid at the time of booking. 
 
If you have any problems please email team@kindakafe.org or call 01603 850309.
Can I book a private tour for a group, workplace or event?

Yes, if you are interested in arranging a private tour, for either Castle Meadow or Tombland, please contact willow@missingkind.org or call 01603 850309.

We can also accommodate school trips. 

 

Do you sell child tickets?

Yes, we sell child tickets for children under the age of 12. Under 2s are free. The child ticket option can be selected at the point of booking.

Cafe Opening Times

Mon - Sat
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
CLOSED

01603 850309

21-23 Castle Meadow, Norwich, Norfolk  NR1 3DH
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