Wymondham has a variety of amenities to help with day-to-day
living whilst being set in the beautiful Norfolk countryside. The town offers a
range of independent shops including a toy shop, wine merchants, clothes and
gift shops, as well as a delicatessen and a community run bookshop. If you are
in need of a supermarket then you have a choice of Morrisons or Waitrose, or if
you want something more unique, then there is a weekly Friday market and a monthly famers’
market selling local produce.
If being active is your thing, you'll be spoilt for choice with the wide range of sports clubs on offer, allowing you to be part of a local team. From football to rugby, to tennis and athletics, as well as bowls and martial arts clubs, there is something for everyone! Wymondham Leisure Centre has also recently undergone a £3.5 million refurbishment, offering a 100-station gym, swimming pool, and spa area and café for refreshing yourself afterwards!
Wymondham has a thriving arts scene, with exhibitions at
Wymondham Arts Centre and an annual two-week festival featuring a huge variety of
local music talent in a wide variety of music styles from classical to
contemporary and many more.For those that wish to spend time in the glorious
countryside why not try one of the trail walks alongside the River Tiffey.
While you’re out head to the 900-year old Wymondham Abbey, where the unusual
twin towers are a prominent local landmark.
There are a collection of places to eat in Wymondham, whether
it’s popping into the Hen House café for a coffee and a homemade cake, or an
evening at the Green Dragon - a 14th century tavern with a menu that
includes local produce. If you prefer dining out at a more mainstream restaurant, then
Norwich city centre boasts everything from a Jamie’s Italian to the Japanese
There are a number of primary and secondary schools within
easy reach of the new homes at Birch Gate, including Browick Road Primary School,
rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted at its most recent inspection. For older students
the University of East Anglia offers a wide range of degree courses and is
under 11 miles away.
For commuters the A11 provides routes to Norwich, under 12
miles away and Thetford 20 miles away. Wymondham railway station provides
services to Norwich in 15 minutes and Cambridge in 67 minutes. Meanwhile,
it’s just 30 miles to the popular beach resort of Great Yarmouth for a great
day out at the seaside.