Norfolk Country Christmas

From Norwich to Norwich

Visiting: England


Tour Operator: Great Rail Journeys


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Tour Overview

Discover 3 of Norfolk's most scenic railway lines on a holiday that showcases some of the most beautiful areas of this idyllic county. Also spend a magical Christmas Day from your base near historic Norwich.

Highlights

  • iconVisits to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden and Sheringham
  • iconJourney on the Mid-Norfolk Railway
  • iconJourney on the Bure Valley Railway
  • iconEnjoy a guided tour of Norwich
  • iconJourney on the North Norfolk Railway

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Days 1-2 - Norwich and Christmas Eve

Arrive in Norwich today, where your Tour Manager meets you at the 4-Star Barnham Broom Hotel, located in a lovely village outside of the main city of Norwich. We dine in the hotel this evening.

On Day 2, we venture into Norwich to enjoy a guided tour of some of the most famed sights of the city, including the magnificent cathedral. This afternoon, you are free to continue exploring Norwich. The city boasts of an incredible heritage, with over 1,500 years of history.

icon Day 3 - Christmas Day in Norwich

Enjoy a fabulous Christmas Day today, with plenty of food and optional festivities to inspire your festive mood. After a Bucks Fizz breakfast, perhaps take the time to explore the pretty scenery around the village. There is a drinks reception, and lunch is served with all of the trimmings. This afternoon, there is the option to enjoy a game of Bingo and relax in the hotel. Alternatively, why not explore Norwich further in your own time? In the evening, we enjoy a light buffet meal ahead of a quiz night.

icon Day 4 - Boxing Day on the North Norfolk Railway

Enjoy an exciting Boxing Day on board the North Norfolk Railway. We begin by taking a coach to Sheringham, transferring to the station, then boarding the steam-hauled locomotive for a return journey on the festive 'Mince Pie' service. Enjoy delicious mince pies as we delight in the beauty of the passing Norwich scenery. There is time for lunch, before we transfer to Fairhaven Woodland Garden. We take a guided tour, learning about the flora that flourishes here.

icon Day 4 : Days 5-6 - The Bure Valley Railway and Norwich

We venture to Wroxham on board the Bure Valley Railway, taking us through the lovely Bure Valley. From here, we transfer to Wymondham for a journey on the Mid-Norfolk Railway to Dereham, a delightfully quaint town which epitomises the small-town beauty of Norwich. After breakfast on Day 6, you are free to depart Norwich as our holiday comes to an end.

What's Included

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    All rail and coach travel throughout your tour

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    The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish

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    Standard Class Rail

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    5 nights' accommodation at the 4-Star Barnham Broom hotel

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    4* Hotel Accommodation

Accommodation

  • Barnham Broom Hotel, Norwich
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