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Little Trains Of Norfolk & The Mississippi Paddle Steamer

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS8580

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

UK 2021

PRICE FROM ? £279 per person
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Itinerary

Description

The beautiful county of Norfolk is characterised by charming seaside towns, unspoilt coastline and unique scenery, making it a perfect holiday destination. On this relaxing break we experience the striking landscape of the Norfolk Broads, consisting of shallow lakes and rivers, scattered with pretty market towns and villages along its shores. We discover the mystic beauty of its waterways by paddle steamer as well as enjoy nostalgic journeys on Norfolk’s heritage railways through picturesque countryside, taking us back to a bygone era.

Coach Itinerary

Norfolk Breaks & The Mississippi Paddle Steamer

Included Excursions
Cromer, Sheringham & the North Norfolk Railway (full day)
We head first to Cromer and Sheringham. Cromer is a classic resort on the north Norfolk coast famous for its tasty crabs and boasting wide open beaches and a traditional pier. Originally a small north Norfolk fishing village, Sheringham is now a popular seaside town with a sandy beach, seafront promenade and a diverse range of shops.

In the afternoon we board our train on the heritage North Norfolk Railway (also known as the Poppy Line) for a spectacularly scenic journey from Sheringham to Holt, passing through a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Bure Valley Railway & Mississippi Paddle Steamer Cruise (full day)
We experience a nostalgic trip on the heritage Bure Valley Railway, Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway, from Aylsham to Wroxham, meandering through the pretty Bure Valley countryside. After free time in Wroxham we travel by coach to the picturesque village of Horning. Here we embark on a memorable cruise along the Norfolk Broads on the Mississippi Paddle Steamer, passing lovely thatched cottages, windmills, ancient churches and reed beds while spotting some of the area’s unique wildlife along the way.

Optional Excursion
Norwich – £12pp (full day)
Join our optional excursion to Norwich. With a beautiful Norman cathedral that boasts the largest cloisters and the second tallest spire in the country, Norwich is the most complete medieval city in Britain. Steeped in history, the city’s winding lanes lined with period buildings add to the unique atmosphere, while other highlights include the original Colman’s Mustard shop and one of the largest outdoor markets in England.

Coach Bullets

  • Return coach travel
  • 4 nights at a selected hotel, Great Yarmouth with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings (Waverley Hotel only – guests staying at the Prince Guest House can see the entertainment at the Waverley Hotel opposite) 
  • Excursion to Cromer & Sheringham
  • Heritage train journeys on the North Norfolk Railway & Bure Valley Railway
  • Mississippi paddle steamer cruise on the Norfolk Broads

    Optional excursion to Norwich (£12pp)

    Please note: a £20pp supplement will apply for passengers departing from the Isle of Wight on all 2021 UK & Ireland breaks.

Search Bullets

  • 4 nights at a selected hotel, Great Yarmouth with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings (Waverley Hotel only – guests staying at the Prince Guest House can see the entertainment at the Waverley Hotel opposite) 
  • Excursion to Cromer & Sheringham
  • Heritage train journeys on the North Norfolk Railway & Bure Valley Railway
  • Mississippi paddle steamer cruise on the Norfolk Broads

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JG2+

JG2+ rated hotels offer a higher standard of hospitality, often by the friendly owner or manager and often with good home cooking plus enhanced décor, facilities and services. Food may be buffet style in some of the larger hotels. These hotels have proven to deliver a higher level of satisfaction according to our customer feedback surveys.

Self Drive Highlights

  • 4 nights at a selected hotel, Great Yarmouth with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings (Waverley Hotel only – guests staying at the Prince Guest House can see the entertainment at the Waverley Hotel opposite) 
  • Excursion to Cromer & Sheringham
  • Heritage train journeys on the North Norfolk Railway & Bure Valley Railway
  • Mississippi paddle steamer cruise on the Norfolk Broads

    Optional excursion to Norwich (£12pp)

    Please note: a £20pp supplement will apply for passengers departing from the Isle of Wight on all 2021 UK & Ireland breaks.

Self Drive Itinerary

Norfolk Breaks & The Mississippi Paddle Steamer

Included Excursions
Cromer, Sheringham & the North Norfolk Railway (full day)
We head first to Cromer and Sheringham. Cromer is a classic resort on the north Norfolk coast famous for its tasty crabs and boasting wide open beaches and a traditional pier. Originally a small north Norfolk fishing village, Sheringham is now a popular seaside town with a sandy beach, seafront promenade and a diverse range of shops.

In the afternoon we board our train on the heritage North Norfolk Railway (also known as the Poppy Line) for a spectacularly scenic journey from Sheringham to Holt, passing through a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Bure Valley Railway & Mississippi Paddle Steamer Cruise (full day)
We experience a nostalgic trip on the heritage Bure Valley Railway, Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway, from Aylsham to Wroxham, meandering through the pretty Bure Valley countryside. After free time in Wroxham we travel by coach to the picturesque village of Horning. Here we embark on a memorable cruise along the Norfolk Broads on the Mississippi Paddle Steamer, passing lovely thatched cottages, windmills, ancient churches and reed beds while spotting some of the area’s unique wildlife along the way.

Optional Excursion
Norwich – £12pp (full day)
Join our optional excursion to Norwich. With a beautiful Norman cathedral that boasts the largest cloisters and the second tallest spire in the country, Norwich is the most complete medieval city in Britain. Steeped in history, the city’s winding lanes lined with period buildings add to the unique atmosphere, while other highlights include the original Colman’s Mustard shop and one of the largest outdoor markets in England.

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Accommodation

Choice of hotel

Choose from one of two hotels:

The Waverley Hotel is located 150 metres from Britannia Pier and Great Yarmouth’s sandy beach. The hotel offers en-suite rooms with tea and coffee-making facilities as well as a restaurant and lounge bar. Breakfast and main courses at dinner are buffet style. (JG2+ rating)

The family-run Prince Guest House is situated less than a two minute walk from Great Yarmouth’s beach, Britannia Pier and all the seafront attractions. The guest house features a bar and restaurant and en-suite rooms with Freeview TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. (JG2+ rating)

Please note: the Prince Guest House has no lift or ground floor rooms and is therefore unsuitable for those with limited mobility.

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