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…


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.


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. We do not often run tours at weekends or during school holidays as we share the space with local escape game company History Mystery. 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. 
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 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.

How long are gift vouchers valid for?

Each gift voucher is valid for 1 year from the selected date of delivery.

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. 
If you have any problems please email 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 our Castle Meadow or Tombland, please contact or call 01603 850309.

Do you sell child tickets?

Yes, we sell child tickets for children under the age of 12. Under 2s are free. Please call us on 01603 850309 or email us at to arrange for children to come along.  

Cafe Opening Times

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

01603 850309

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