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Norfolk Full Steam Ahead

Norfolk Full Steam Ahead

All aboard as we visit Bressingham Steam & Gardens, ride on the 'Poppy Line' and spend time in the seaside town of Cromer. We also visit classic Norfolk attractions - Sandringham & Norfolk Lavender, St Georges Distillery, home of English Whisky.

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NORFOLK – FULL STEAM AHEAD

 

15 – 19 August 2019

Thursday - Monday

5 Days

From £444

 

All aboard as we visit Bressingham Steam & Gardens ride on the ‘Poppy Line’ and spend time in the seaside town of Cromer.  We also visit classic Norfolk attractions – Sandringham & Norfolk Lavender, St Georges Distillery, home of English Whisky.

 

Highlights

 

Guided Tour of St Georges Distillery   |   Bressingham Steam & Gardens   |   Sandringham House   |   Norfolk Lavender   |   Cromer   |   North Norfolk Railway – The Poppy Line

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service; we journey to Norwich with a visit to Springfields Outlet Centre in Spalding enroute.  Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

This morning we visit St Georges Distillery, home to the English Whisky company, the distillery was designed and built by the Nelstrop family for the specific purpose of producing the finest English single malt whisky.  Our guided tour includes tea/coffee on arrival, tour of the distilling floor and No.1 Warehouse and a taste of some of the single malts.  In the afternoon we call into Bressingham Steam and Gardens where you can admire the collections of vintage locomotives and a National Dad’s Army collection, plus there are a number of model railway journeys to choose from (tickets not included can be bought on the day).  The train ride is a great way to appreciate the views over the 17 acres of gardens.

 

DAY THREE

This morning we travel to Sandringham House, the much-loved country retreat of the Queen.  A highlight is the opportunity to see the actual rooms where the Queen spends time when she is in residence, don’t miss the fascinating museum and the collection of vintage and recently retired motor cars.  We then travel the short distance to Norfolk Lavender, famous for its gardens, oil distillery, national lavender collection and herb garden.

 

DAY FOUR

Today we head to the picturesque north Norfolk coast, our first stop is the bustling seaside town and holiday resort of Cromer where there is plenty of time to explore the narrow twisting streets or take a walk along the pier for a cup of tea in the Pavilion Theatre.  In the afternoon we take a 10 mile round trip on the North Norfolk Railway, this heritage railway is known as the ‘Poppy Line’, a description given to the railway because of the many fields of poppies the line passes through.

 

DAY FIVE

After breakfast we depart our hotel for our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Return journey North Norfolk Railway

·          Admission Sandringham House

·          Visit to Norfolk Lavender

·          Distillery guided tour & tasting

·          Admission Bressingham Steam & Gardens.

 

HOLIDAY INN NORWICH NORTH

Situated on the outskirts of the city the Holiday Inn offers free WiFi, indoor pool, restaurant, bar, lounges.  Bedrooms are modern and feature flat screen TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities.

 

DAY ONE

Starting your holiday with our exclusive home pick-up service, we journey to Norwich with a visit to Springfields Outlet Centre in Spalding enroute. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning we visit St Georges Distillery, home to the English Whisky company, the distillery was designed and built by the Nelstrop family for the specific purpose of producing the finest English single malt whisky. Our guided tour includes tea/coffee on arrival, tour of the distilling floor and No.1 Warehouse and a taste of some of the single malts. In the afternoon we call into Bressingham Steam and Gardens where you can admire the collections of vintage locomotives and a National Dad's Army collection, plus there are a number of model railway journeys to choose from (tickets not included can be bought on the day). The train ride is a great way to appreciate the views over the 17acres of gardens.

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DAY THREE

This morning we travel to Sandringham House, the much-loved country retreat of the Queen. A highlight is the opportunity to see the actual rooms where the Queen spends time when she is in residence, don't miss the fascinating museum and the collection of vintage and recently retired motor cars. We then travel the short distance to Norfolk Lavender, famous for its gardens, oil distillery, national lavender collection and herb garden.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we head to the picturesque north Norfolk coast, our first stop is the bustling seaside town and holiday resort of Cromer where there is plenty of time to explore the narrow twisting streets or take a walk along the pier for a cup of tea in the Pavilion Theatre. In the afternoon we take a 10 mile round trip on the North Norfolk Railway, this heritage railway is known as the 'Poppy Line', a description given to the railway because of the many fields of poppies the line passes through.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After breakfast we depart our hotel for our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

HOLIDAY INN NORWICH NORTH

Situated on the outskirts of the city the Holiday Inn offers free WiFi, indoor pool, restaurant, bar, lounges.  Bedrooms are modern and feature flat screen TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Return journey North Norfolk Railway

Admission Sandringham House

Visit to Norfolk Lavender

Distillery guided tour & tasting

Admission Bressingham Steam & Gardens

 

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Garden City , Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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