Christmas and New Year are all about celebrating, unwinding and putting your feet up. Whether you’re after a romantic break, spending time with the family or celebrating with friends, what better way to end the year than with a relaxing getaway.
Here are some of the best places in Norfolk that are offering special Christmas and New Year breaks. Remember to secure your booking early!
The Dukes Head Hotel
Located in the vibrant town of Kings Lynn, The Dukes Head Hotel is set in a magnificent Georgian building overlooking the town’s market square. Period charm meets contemporary chic, and is the best place to relax and unwind in the spacious rooms. Like all great hotels, there’s always a great menu to catch your eye, whether you choose to dine on lounge food in Massey & Co or take a table in Turners for à la carte indulgence.
This Christmas, enjoy an exclusive three night Christmas package from Christmas Eve to the 27th. Enjoy multiple course meals each day, including a five course Christmas Day lunch, buffets, live entertainment, festive film night and topical quiz night.
The Grove Cromer
Situated on the North Norfolk coast, The Grove offers the ideal setting for a peaceful holiday. The hotel offers a range of rooms, from the contemporary orchard rooms overlooking the landscaped gardens, to the self-catering cottages in barn conversions. Indulge in local food at the 2 AA Rosette restaurant and make the most of a heated indoor swimming pool, table tennis, children’s play area and a private path leading down to Cromer beach.
The hotel is offering a three night Christmas package starting from Christmas Eve. The package includes a three course dinner, champagne breakfast, Christmas lunch, buffet dinner, full English breakfast and Boxing Day dinner.
The Imperial Hotel
This independent luxury hotel is located at the relaxed end of Great Yarmouth seafront and boasts outstanding sea views. The bedrooms are comfortably furnished with all the modern amenities you need. With 2 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence, the hotel’s Cafe Cru offers modern British cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere.
Make the most of the Imperial Hotel’s Christmas offer this year. The package includes a three night stay from the 24th to the 27th. Amongst other things, the package includes afternoon teas, breakfasts and champagne breakfast, four course Christmas lunch, suppers, film night and bingo.
You can also choose to stay over New Year’s, with a two night or three night stay starting from the 30th or 31st until the 2nd. There’s plenty to look forward to in this package, including multiple course dinners, afternoon teas, breakfasts and a five course New Year’s Eve Black Tie Dinner and a film night.
Felbrigg Lodge Hotel
Set on seven wooded acres, Felbrigg Lodge Hotel is the ideal place for some much needed R&R. The individually decorated suites have all you need for a relaxing stay, and feature antiques, four-poster beds, vaulted ceilings, spa baths, private terraces, woodburning stoves and TVs. Amenities include a restaurant, heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and spa treatments.
Enjoy a three night Christmas package at Felbrigg Lodge from Christmas Eve until the 27th. On arrival, tucked into complimentary mulled wine and homemade mince pies before drinks and dinner. The package also includes a Christmas day breakfast, traditional Christmas lunch, an evening buffet and Boxing Day brunch. If you fancy some relaxation, make the most of the heated indoor swimming pool.
Maids Head Hotel
Originally built for the adjacent Norwich Cathedral, the 13th century Maids Head Hotel is an independent, AA 4 star hotel. Boasting charm and character, the hotel combines period features with modern luxuries. The warmly furnished, individually decorated rooms are luxuriously comfortable, perfect for an end of year getaway.
The Maids Head Hotel is offering either a three or four nights package from the 23rd or the 24th until the 27th. You’re in for a real treat as the package includes multi-course dinners, afternoon teas, buffets, Christmas Day lunch, performances at Norwich Cathedral, guided walking tours, sightseeing in a vintage Bentley and quiz nights.
The festivities don’t stop there. Stay over New Year and enjoy a two night celebratory package from the 31st. There are two special events on offer – a Candlelit Dinner Party or Maids Head Gala Ball, both of which include casino tables and entertainment. If you wish, head to the Fakenham Races the next day and tuck into a four course tasting menu when you get back to the hotel.
Le Strange Arms Hotel
Just a two minute walk from Old Hunstanton Beach on the North Norfolk Coast, Le Strange Arms Hotel is the perfect venue for a relaxing seaside break. The lawns lead down to the sandy beach, offering the perfect escape. Many of the rooms have sea views, and all have been decorated to a high standard. Look out to sea while you dine in the relaxed restaurant or enjoy a drink on the terrace.
Enjoy a special three night break starting from Christmas Eve until the 27th. Treat yourself to afternoon teas, hearty breakfasts, multi-course dinners, buffets and a traditional Christmas Day lunch.
You can also enjoy a relaxed New Year’s Eve at the hotel with an overnight stay. In the evening, celebrate with pre-dinner drinks and canapes followed by a four course dinner.