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Norfolk Country Christmas

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Discover this idyllic county this Christmas

6 days Sold out

2020 Tour code: NKX21

About the tour

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.


What’s included


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.

  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Norwich Cathedral
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.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Christmas Lunch
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.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
North Norfolk Line
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.

  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
Bure Valley Railway

Additional information

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.


Barnham Broom Hotel

Barnham Broom Hotel, Norwich

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Bure Valley Railway
Mid-Norfolk Railway
North Norfolk Railway

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Mr G Haywood

5 stars

Submitted 18 Apr 2019

A well organised tour, good hotel with excellent food

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Norfolk Country Christmas

Discover this idyllic county this Christmas


Lynne Broadley
Luke Simpson
Helen Laverack