Perfectly placed for you to make the most of both university and city life, Shoemakers is just ten minutes’ walk from UEA and a short bus or bike ride away from the hustle, bustle and buzz of Norwich.
So, where is Shoemakers? IN ONE OF THE UK’S MOST VIBRANT, HAPPENING CITIES
The perfect location for your home from home
Take a look at what’s on your doorstep
Your adventure starts here PERFECTLY PLACED FOR THE UNI LIFE AND A CITY LIFESTYLE
Fall in love with The Lanes
A network of pedestrian-friendly alleyways, courtyards, open spaces and narrow streets, the Norwich Lanes is home to over 300 independent shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. You’ll also find an independent cinema, community theatre, two museums, several galleries and a whole host of live music venues. Explore, get lost…in the nicest possible way.
Into the city
WALK, BIKE OR BUS Whether you walk, bike or bus, you’re just minutes away from all the action.
Simply follow the Earlham Road into the heart of the city, you’re only 25 minutes’ walk away.
Cycling down the Earlham Road Green Pedalway will get you into the city within 15 minutes.
Catch the 21, 21A, 22 or 22A bus for a quick 12-minute trip into the city.
Getting around the city
The beauty of Norwich is that nowhere is very far from anywhere else. Compact yet perfectly formed, this is a city that’s best explored by foot.
Groceries to gifts
From the weekly shop to one-off buys, Norwich combines the convenience of the high street with an eclectic selection of small independent retailers selling everything under the sun. Take a stroll down The Lanes and you’ll see just what we mean.
Grab a coffee
From small, passionate, independent coffee shops to every large multinational, Norwich is well-served for anyone looking for a well-deserved kick of caffeine. We’re sure you’ll find your own favourites, but here are a few of our own…
A multi award-winning coffee shop and roastery with two locations in Norwich Lanes.
Popular with true aficionados of the caffeine infusion, there’s now an outlet in the Sainsbury Centre on the UEA campus.
Close to Norwich Cathedral, this little haven also mixes a mean cocktail.