Visiting the Hostry Festival

Artwork by Jon Asher.

The majority of Hostry Festival events take place in the building it was named after; the Hostry building in Norwich Cathedral. The cathedral is located in Tombland, a vibrant and beautiful part of central Norwich. See here for a helpful map of the area created by local illustrator Fiona Gowen.

The Hosty in it's first year, image Paul Tiagi
The Hostry building by night. Picture by Paul Tiagi.

Getting to Norwich

By train:
Norwich Train Station is just a 10- to 15-minute walk away from the Hostry, Norwich Cathedral and has frequent services to London and across the county.

By bus:
Norwich Bus Station is a 15-minute walk away and runs local and regional services. 

By car:
A limited amount of parking is available within the grounds of the cathedral from 6pm onwards. There is no public parking during the day. However, there are many car parks within walking distance. Below are details for some of the easiest options:

Norwich Park and Ride (services run between Norwich and a number of locations on the outskirts of the city).
St Helen’s Wharf pay & display car park 
Rose Lane Multi-storey Car Park

For more information on travelling to Norwich Cathedral, see here.

Staying in Norwich

Norwich is a wonderful city, rich in history and culture. If you don’t live locally why not stay for a few nights? There’s plenty of things to see and do. 

We’ve partnered up with The George Hotel, an independent business in the heart of Norwich. Hostry Festival visitors can get 10% off accommodation. Simply book over the phone and quote the Hostry Festival.

The hotel also has an on-site bar & bistro, The Arlington, open Monday to Friday 7am to 11pm and weekends 8am to 11pm. Hostry Festival visitors can also get 10% off the bistro menu between 12pm and 6pm.

The George Hotel & The Arlington Bistro
10 Arlington Lane

+44 (0)1603 617841