This bank holiday make the most of that extra day off with a UK city-break escape to Norwich! From great offers to convenient locations, these are our picks for the long weekend.
Enjoy luxurious accommodation with wonderful spa, fitness, and golf facilities plus a choice of delightful eateries at Barnham Broom – and, thanks to various offers, the August Bank Holiday is the perfect time to check it out!
Barnham Broom’s Bank Holiday Special* is a great offer - enjoy a 1-night stay (arriving Friday 26 August, as you’d probably worked out!) with Champagne afternoon tea, full English breakfast in the morning and use of their health & fitness club, so even if you stuff yourselves full of good food and cake, you can appease your conscience with a workout (or not – you are on holiday, after all!) Perfect!
if you enjoy yoga read our blog post about yoga days at Barnham Broom.
* Offers subject to availability; please check with the hotel before booking and visit their website for more information.
There’s plenty to do at this 16th century Manor hotel; luxuriate in the elegant en-suite guest rooms and enjoy its great facilities - the hotel is well known for its excellent golf course and it offers luxury pampering in the spa for the ultimate relaxation. Take a dip in their amazing pool or feast on a meal at their award-winning 1 AA Rosette ‘1559’ restaurant, before heading into the city to do some sightseeing!
The hotel’s brilliant location, only 3.5 miles away from the Norwich city-centre, means it’s ideal to enjoy a countryside-style break whilst still being able to explore Norwich to your heart’s content – after all, there’s plenty to do in the city over the bank holiday weekend!
For a combination of quality, great value and an amazing central location, look no further than the Holiday Inn. They have two hotels in Norwich with comfy rooms and great locations which we feel are perfect for a bank holiday city break: Holiday Inn Norwich North and Holiday Inn Norwich City.
The Norwich City hotel is conveniently located right by the Norwich City Football Club stadium and very close to the train station, so if you’re coming via rail you won’t have far to walk! It’s only a 10 minute walk from the city-centre too, so is ideally placed for making the most of your trip without having to fork out for a taxi or bus.
The Norwich North hotel offers convenience and comfort close to the Airport including an indoor pool and great gym facilities and only 15 minutes’ drive from the city-centre. Both hotels have a contemporary restaurant to enjoy a spot of dinner in if you're not venturing into the city-centre.
Here's a few events taking place over the bank holiday to tempt you further...
Abellio Greater Anglia have Advance fares from £9 one way between London Liverpool Street and Norwich. Trains run every 30 minutes. Abellio also serves Colchester, Ipswich and Diss on the Norwich line. Direct trains also run from Cambridge.
East Midlands Trains runs services from Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham.
Flights into Norwich served from Edinburgh, Manchester, Exeter, Aberdeen, Jersey*, Guernsey* and Amsterdam.