Image: © Holkham Hall Estate
Detailed Overview


4* Holiday Inn Norwich City

The hotel is walking distance from Norwich Cathedral, the castle, shopping, The Forum, Delia Smith's restaurant and Riverside entertainment complex. There is a mini gym, a restaurant for dinner and breakfast, and a lounge bar for light meals and free Wi-Fi. Holiday Inn Norwich City will welcome you with outstanding service.

• Flat-screen TV • Free Wi-Fi • Iron/Ironing board • Air Conditioning • Bathroom • Hair Dryer • Tea/coffee making facilities • Telephone • Mini Gym • Restaurant • Lounge Bar • Lift •

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • 3-course dinner with 3 choice menu

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

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

  • Entrances to Sandringham house

  • 45-minute single journey on the Bure Valley Railway

  • 1-hour 30 minutes boat ride from Wroxham

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

  • Entrance to Thursford Museum

  • Porterage

  • Escorted throughout

Image: © Holkham Hall 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.

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