5 days - from only £349pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Thursford Christmas Spectacular and Turkey & Tinsel in Great Yarmouth

Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Enjoy the festive season twice this year with mulled wine on arrival, Christmas dinner with a complimentary drink, and a festive cream tea one day. Get into the festive spirit in Great Yarmouth with its miles of sandy beaches, a proud maritime heritage, and a bustling town centre. The highlight of this trip is Thursford Christmas Spectacular, a fantastic festive show.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Great Yarmouth and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Thursford Christmas Spectacular

    Today we visit Thursford for the highlight of this trip. Visit the ‘olde worlde’ village of shops, such as the Best of British Pantry Shop selling British jams, chutneys and biscuits, and The Christmas Shop for everything you will need for a perfect festive season. Why not also see the world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs (extra charges apply)?

    Then it’s time to take our seats for the fabulous Christmas Spectacular, a show which has entertained millions of visitors for over 40 years. It is one of Europe’s biggest seasonal shows and this award-winning production is sure to amaze with a cast of dancers, singers, musicians, and variety acts.

    We return back to the hotel in time for our 'Christmas Dinner' complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Please note the order of excursions is subject to change and Thursford Christmas Spectacular may take place on a different day.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Cromer

    Relax in Great Yarmouth or join our optional excursion to Cromer, the ‘Gem of the Norfolk Coast’. Once a small fishing village and now a traditional seaside resort. Stroll down its Victorian pier, which has withstood many storms and even an attempt to blow it up by the Government in WWII to prevent it being used as a landing strip for enemy invaders! Why not sample the famous Cromer crab, a local delicacy? You can also discover the town’s maritime history at the Lifeboat Museum and Cromer Museum.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cromer

    Cromer

    Included Highlights

    • Cromer
  • Day 4: Norwich

    This morning we visit historic Norwich where, in this truly English city, it is still a pleasure to wander among the medieval streets, particularly cobbled Elm Hill, which is full of character. Norwich is the most complete medieval city in the UK, the only city in a National Park, and was England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It is of course also famous for Alan Partridge, Steve Coogan’s comedic character presenting Radio Norwich. There is also Norwich Market, open six days a week, as well as two shopping centres and four department stores. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Norwich

    Norwich

    Included Highlights

    • Norwich
  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning full of festive cheer and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the Carlton Hotel in Great Yarmouth.

  • Carlton Hotel

    Formerly a Bay Hotel, stay at the Carlton Hotel close to the seaside, the pier and many of Great Yarmouth’s best attractions. Enjoy a comfortable lounge and bar to unwind in after a busy day and experience the unique Norfolk Broads and historic Norfolk. The Carlton Hotel is right on the town’s seafront with the Sea Life Centre and Wellington Pier just across the road. Walk either way along Marine Parade to discover fantastic attractions and numerous cafes and bars serving great food and refreshing drinks. Venturing a little further from the hotel you can discover the beauty of the Norfolk Broads by taking the train to Berney Arms where you can visit the historic Windmill and marshes that the place is famous for. Historic Norwich is also easily accessible from here for an easy day trip, or for something a little closer Travel north along the coast to the quieter beach at Caister-on-Sea. The hotel’s hard-working team will ensure your stay is as comfortable and relaxing as possible. The Carlton Hotel’s restaurant serves delectable meals for breakfast and evening meals with a varied menu, in the bar and lounge, you can enjoy a relaxing nightcap after dinner.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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