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A community hub for all of Norfolk
Located on the outskirts of Norwich, The Nest is the Norwich City Community Sports Foundation’s brand new community hub.
Facilities at The Nest include a floodlit 3G pitch, high-quality grass football pitches, residential bunk boxes, cafes, conference spaces and an outdoor Challenge Woods adventure area, all set in a green and leafy secure 22-acre site.
It’s the perfect venue for businesses, sports teams, school groups, private functions, children’s birthday parties and more.
Inside the two Hub and Clubhouse buildings are engage and multi-use spaces, two cafes, four changing rooms, meeting rooms, a physiotherapy room and an IT suite.
Unique on-site accommodation comes in the form of five bunkboxes, which can sleep up to 70 guests at a time.
As the home of the Norwich City Community Sports Foundation, a number of weekly community sports sessions run at the venue, including:
During holidays, it is also the venue for the Foundation’s Soccer Schools.
We pride ourselves on excellent value and great service, and the team will be there to support you every step of the way.
It's a great play area for parents with young children looking for something to do outdoors. It's free for 0-3 year olds and £3 for children.
Visit thenest.org.uk to find out more.
Norfolk Woodburners provide a bespoke service to its customers, before any purchase of a stove or woodburner is made, an in-home visit is conducted to discuss the customer’s individual requirements and to check the suitability of each property for their chosen product.
All site surveys and consultations are free of charge. Our quotations are provided within 24 hours of our free site visit. There is no one else in Norfolk that provides a better service for the supply and installation of wood burners, log burners and multifuel stoves.
Hetas registered, Norfolk Woodburners provide the best quality classic and contemporary wood burners, wood stoves, log burners and multifuel stoves. They are main dealers in Norfolk for Aga, Hunter, Parkray, Broseley, Di Lusso, Avalon, Termatech, Eco Ideal, Woolly Mammoth, Carron and Cleanburn stoves, all offering excellent, efficient stoves to heat your home.
To help clean up the air in Norfolk and as part of our Scrappage Scheme, Norfolk Woodburners are proud to offer you up to £250 off a new woodburner and flue installation. Switch from having no warranty on your old inefficient, polluting woodburner or fireplace to enjoying a brand new super-efficient, more environmentally friendly woodburner with up to 10 years warranty included. Use less fuel, saving you money! There’s never been a better time to trade in your old polluting woodburner or open fire grate.
Here at Norfolk Woodburners we supply and fit small wood burners, large wood burners, freestanding stoves, inset stoves, multi-fuel stoves, classic and contemporary stoves, pretty much anything you are looking for! We also design and build fireplaces and make alterations to existing fireplaces.
Norfolk Woodburners also offer a service plan for each log burner that they supply and fit.
The annual service plan covers sweeping the chimney and issuing a Certificate, checking the stove rope and replacing if necessary, checking the condition of the woodburner / multi fuel stove, smoke testing the appliance and checking the operation of the Carbon Monoxide alarm. Most woodburners require an annual service to maintain their warranty, by offering such a plan they are helping customers maintain the warranty on their stoves. It also ensures that their chimney is being swept by a qualified chimney sweep’
Contact the Norfolk Woodburners team today to discuss how we can help with the sale and installation of your next wood burner. Norwich Office 01508 498393 . Fakenham Office 01328 700161 or email us at email@example.com
We are also dealers of The Solo Stove Bonfire and Yukon are unlike any other fire pit you've ever seen. The best part? Nearly no smoke and minimal ash left over!
Not only are the Yukon and Bonfire easy to clean up, but they won’t leave you smelling like a campfire. The Solo Stove Yukon is the largest, designed for sitting around on a patio or deck, keeping warm, chatting with friends, whilst the Solo Stove Bonfire is smaller and designed for smaller outdoor spaces or to take with you on trips away. Both are available from us and both include a stand and FREE delivery. Contact us to place your order now.
Solo Bonfire Fire Pit with stand £365 FREE delivery
Since opening our first store in 1916, the Dipple & Conway business has successfully grown and maintained as a family-run, independent Norfolk optician. Now, with three stores across Norfolk, based in Diss, Swaffham and Norwich.
Our Dipple & Conway team take pride in each of our services and customer experience. Putting each one of our customers first, offering a memorable and tailored experience.
Using only the best and most advanced technology within each store, we focus on results and client care.
Embracing every update and change within the industry, alongside our client care is why we are one of the most successful groups in the region.
We can assist and find an everyday solution for everyone. With services such as advanced eye tests, contact lens fitting and also having a dry eyes clinic.
We have been fitting lenses since the 1960s and are an award-winning contact lens practice.
Understanding that glasses may not be for everyone, our Dipple & Conway team have invested in time and training to give our contact lens customers the best experience, knowledge and understanding of their lenses.
Our friendly and knowledgeable team can also help to pick out your glasses, choosing the perfect frames to suit your face shape.
With a huge choice available, including luxurious designer glasses, you will simply be spoilt for choice.
If you’re searching for a local optician, book an appointment with our experienced and welcoming team today by either requesting an appointment online or simply phoning your nearest store as detailed below
Norwich Practice: 19 Castle Street, Norwich, NR2 1PB Tel 01603 626750
Diss Practice: 12 Market Place, Diss, IP22 4AB Tel 01379 642598
Swaffham Practice: 63 Market Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7AQ Tel 01760 724777
If you love exploring the outdoors or just relaxing in your garden then Norwich Camping & Leisure superstore is the place to visit. We like to call it an outdoor "leisure village" with so much to see for the entire family.
From outdoor leisure equipment to our beautiful displays of garden plants, lunch at the coffee shop or a visit to our farm shop, you can spend several hours with us. Our site is adorned with glass showrooms, plants, paths, marquees, party tents, above ground pools, barbecues and so much more. We have aisles and aisles of camping and outdoor leisure equipments to acres of tents on display, meaning the finest array of camping and outdoor supplies await you.
We are proud to maintain the best customer service in the business and will not be beaten on price. We are a state of the art family destination and a Norfolk independent business which always remember that you are the customer.
Opening hours are:
Monday to Saturday: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Bank Holidays: 10.00am - 5.00pm
The AA 4 Star silver Maids Head Hotel is renowned for being the oldest Hotel in the UK. The site has been providing hospitality since the early 12th century. With its long history of famous guests, including Edward the Black Prince, Catherine of Aragon and Queen Elizabeth I and tradition of service to the local community, the hotel is filled with character that sets it apart.
As an independent hotel we pride ourselves on excellent service, attention to detail and flexibility making our guests feel welcome and at ease whilst staying with us.
Our Chefs understand that every guests needs are different and whilst creating our mouth-watering menus of local produce they will be happy to look after any dietary request. Our restaurant and bar staff are on hand to recommend the perfect wine to match your meal and will do so by course as required.
In addition to our bedrooms and restaurant the hotel we can cater for up to 120 guests in our versatile event rooms.
In 2019 we invested in 2 Bentleys and in 2020 we will be able to offer our Frolic 31 electric boat for cruises along the River Wensum to enjoy afternoon tea, or maybe drinks and canapes.
All of our event rooms have individual character, combining this with our flexible approach to events we can tailor make bespoke events to match our customers' needs.
The Maids Head Hotel were also winners of the Best Independent Hotel and Investing in Future Tourism Awards 2019.