"Lavender blue, dilly-dilly, lavender green..." you may not be a king or queen, but you will feel like royalty after visiting the retreat of Her Majesty, The Queen, along with lots of other goodies on this packed tour. ©Sandringham Estate
Detailed Overview

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • 3-course dinner with 3 choice menu

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Visit to Norfolk Lavender, England's premier lavender farm

  • Entrances to Sandringham house

  • Single journey on the Bure Valley Railway

  • Boat ride from Wroxham

  • Guided tour of Holkham Hall and tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival

  • Entrance to Thursford Museum

  • Porterage

  • Escorted throughout

Image: ©Sandringham Estate

Tour Itinerary
Day 1.

We travel to our hotel and settle in before dinner.

Day 2

Norfolk Lavender Farm & Sandringham House
Enjoy a morning visit to England's premier Lavender Farm, founded in 1932, the lavender farm is renowned worldwide and has nearly 100 acres of lavender under cultivation. Spend the afternoon exploring Sandringham, the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty, The Queen. Discover the house, which is set in 24 hectares of stunning gardens, the visitor centre and the museum which houses collections of royal vehicles, rare ceramics, photographs and memorabilia.

Day 3

Bure Valley Railway & Broads Cruise
Journey by steam train through picturesque Norfolk countryside to Wroxham, travel a short distance by coach or if you prefer you can walk the 15-20-minute distance from the Station to Wroxham Bridge, the starting point for your cruise on the beautiful Norfolk Broads. After your cruise you will have a little time to explore Wroxham with its abundance of eating places, shops and the famous Roys of Wroxham which claims to be 'The World’s Largest Village Store'.

Day 4

Holkham Hall & Thursford
This morning, we visit the magnificent Holkham Estate located in a stunning location on the north Norfolk coast. Visit the Hall, the Walled Garden and the Field to Fork Experience, an interactive exhibition all about food and farming. In the afternoon, we make a visit to Thursford Museum, a working museum of mechanical organs, Wurlitzer shows, silent movies, old fashioned fairground carousels and static displays of both fairground engines and road engines and all kinds of related memorabilia.

Day 5

After breakfast, we journey home back to the local area.

Other Information


3* Best Western Brook Hotel, Norwich

The Best Western Brook Hotel is a beautiful three-star hotel on the outskirts of Norwich, a fine city in the heart of Norfolk. Arrive to a very warm welcome from the friendly Reception Team, whatever time of day or night! Relax in your spacious en-suite bedroom with a great variety of bedrooms over two levels. This Norwich Hotel also offers free Wi-Fi, fantastic Restaurant and well stocked Bar.

• Free WI-FI • Restaurant • Lounge Bar • En-suite bedroom • Flat screen TV • Window seat • Large double bed or twin beds • Direct dial telephone • Hairdryer • Towels • No lift but easy access rooms on the ground floor (available in request) •

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