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Norwich & Norfolk at Christmas

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Really enjoyed the break at Christmas and the boat and train trips.
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(Tour code: 21NFX)

Explore the waterways and heritage trains of Norfolk this Christmas

Explore the heritage trains and meandering waterways of Norfolk over the Christmas period. Discover this charming region from your base in Norwich.

  • Norwich including a guided tour
  • North Norfolk Railway
  • Woodland Garden excursion
  • Journey on the Mid-Norfolk Railway
  • Journey on the Bure Valley Railway’s ‘mince pie special’ service
  • Cruise on the Norfolk Broads
What’s Included
  • Heritage Rail Excursions
    All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    Christmas Lunch
  • Norfolk Broads Cruise
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
    All included experiences

Norwich & Norfolk at Christmas 2020Tour Details

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Day 1 Norwich
Norwich Cathedral


Your tour begins in Norwich, where you meet your Tour Manager at your hotel, enjoying mulled wine and mince pies on arrival. After checking in, you are free to begin exploring.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Norfolk Broads
Norfolk Broads

Norfolk Broads Cruise

Your day begins with a special Christmas Eve cruise along the Norfolk Broads. Boarding the boat at Wroxham, experience the enchanting winter countryside with commentary and a glass of mulled wine and mince pies. Continue this afternoon with a guided walk through the Woodland Garden at Fairhaven.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Cathedral


Enjoy Christmas Day at leisure. This afternoon you sit down to a traditional Christmas lunch, followed by time to continue exploring the beautiful city of Norwich. This evening, there is a delicious Christmas buffet served at the hotel.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 North Norfolk Railway
North Norfolk Railway

North Norfolk Railway

On Boxing Day, you take a guided walking tour of Norwich's Old Town, before a coach trip to seaside Sheringham. After time in Sheringham, you board the North Norfolk Railway, or 'Poppy Line' as it is locally known. The railway pulls out all the festive stops as you experience the 'mince pie special' service, on a festive return trip through the stunning rural landscapes.

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

Mid-Norfolk Railway

This morning, join the Mid-Norfolk Railway at Dereham for a wonderful journey aboard a privately chartered diesel train, followed by some free time in Wymondham. This afternoon, enjoy a trip on the Bure Valley Railway, a cheerful heritage railway which curls through the pretty Broads National Park. Afterwards, stop for a seasonal drink at a local café.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Norwich

Homeward bound

After breakfast, your tour concludes and you are free to depart at leisure. Alternatively, you may wish to continue looking around Norwich and the fantastic surrounding area.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

On many of our UK & Ireland tours, you may check in at the first hotel on your itinerary anytime after 14:00; your Tour Manager will be available between 16:00 and 18:00. However, if you are arriving later, you can meet your Tour Manager before dinner from 19:00.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner each day, including a traditional Christmas lunch
  • All included experiences

Included Experiences

  • Cruise along Norfolk Broads - Sail across the beautiful Norfolk Broads on Christmas Eve and enjoy the quaint and charming scenery.
  • Guided tour of Norwich - Explore famous sights including Norwich Castle and Cathedral. You also enjoy free time to explore the Christmas festivities.
  • Journey on the North & Mid-Norfolk Railways - Embark on 3 wonderful journeys aboard Norfolk's heritage railways, taking you through the county's pretty wintry landscapes.

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

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.

Helen Laverack
Luke Simpson
Norwich & Norfolk at Christmas

Explore the waterways and heritage trains of Norfolk this Christmas


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