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Tour Norfolk's stunning landscape, famous Broads and delightful coastline, and enjoy a unique culinary experience with one of its most famous faces

On this exciting five-day tour, you will be hosted by Delia Smith for a full day at her Food and Wine Workshop, where you'll also be joined by chef Alex Mackay and wine expert, Jason Banner.

Your fun-packed food and drink experience will include a three-course lunch with wine tasting, a cooking demonstration with Alex, cocktail masterclass and a special Q&A session with Delia. You'll also dine at Delia's Restaurant and Bar where it's all about seasonal menus that put the emphasis on local produce.

There's a dinner at Yellows Bar and grill included too. This relaxed friendly neighbourhood restaurant serves the best burgers in Norfolk, and an eclectic range of dishes from around the world.

Yellows has a permanent exhibition of vibrant paintings from local artist Nick Chinnery, depicting the exceptionally beautiful city of Norwich, which was gifted to the restaurant by Delia and her husband Michael.

You'll also enjoy a ride on the Bure Valley Railway, go on a paddle steamer on the Broads and tour Blickling Hall. You'll visit the coastal towns and villages of the North Norfolk coast, including Burnham Market, with its arts and crafts shops. You'll have time to explore Norwich itself, on an illuminating city walking tour.

During your trip you'll be staying at the award-winning Maids Head Hotel, one of the oldest hotels in the UK, with a history stretching back over 800 years. Perfectly located in the centre of Norwich, providing a great base for exploring this fascinating city.

Meet our special guest

Delia has been teaching the country to cook for over 50 years. She was awarded the prestigious Order of the Companions of Honour in 2017, receiving the award from HM The Queen for her contribution to cooking. Delia is joint majority shareholder at Norwich City FC.

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Delia Smith
Cook, cookbook writer and television presenter

Delia has been teaching the country to cook for over 50 years and has sold more than 21 million books. She was awarded the prestigious Order of the Companions of Honour in 2017, receiving the award from HM The Queen for her contribution to cooking and cookery education. Delia is joint majority shareholder at Norwich City Football Club.

Price includes

  • Attend a full day's Food and Wine Workshop hosted by Delia
  • Participate in a special Q&A with Delia following the workshop
  • Eat a three-course dinner at Delia's restaurant
  • Enjoy yours of Blickling Hall, Norwich and North Norfolk Coast
  • Sail on Norfolk Broads on the 'Southern Comfort'
  • Journey on the Bure Valley Railway
  • Visit beautiful towns on the North Norfolk Coast

Also included: Four nights at the Maids Head Hotel in Norwich, welcome dinner, cream tea, lunch in a Norfolk tavern by the sea, all transport and the services of tour manager

Availability

From
Mon, Mon, Oct 24, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Oct 28, 2022
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,149*

* Price based on two sharing a room and is subject to availability at time of booking . Single supplement available from £220. In the case of unforeseen circumstances, expert(s) may be substituted, and any expert-led events and the overall itinerary may be subject to change. Expert(s) will not join you for your full trip duration unless otherwise stated.

Norwich (NRW)
From
Mon, Mon, Nov 14, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Nov 18, 2022
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,149*

* Price based on two sharing a room and is subject to availability at time of booking . Single supplement available from £220. In the case of unforeseen circumstances, expert(s) may be substituted, and any expert-led events and the overall itinerary may be subject to change. Expert(s) will not join you for your full trip duration unless otherwise stated.

Norwich (NRW)
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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Arrive in Norwich
    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Today you'll arrive in Norfolk and check in to your home for the next four nights, the historic Maids Head Hotel, Norwich.

    Meals - Dinner
  2. Day
    2
    Southern Comfort boat trip, tour of Norwich and dinner at Yellows
    Norwich, United Kingdom

    This morning you will board the Southern Comfort Mississippi Paddle Boat for a scenic cruise on the Broads. The route will take you along the Bure river, passing thatched cottages, windmills and Norfolk reed beds, with a commentary pointing out the water birds along the way.

    You'll then have some free time in Norwich for lunch followed by an insightful walking tour of the city.

    In the evening you'll enjoy dinner in Yellows Bar and grill, a relaxed friendly neighbourhood restaurant serving not only the best burgers in Norfolk, but an eclectic range of dishes from around the world. You can also admire an exhibition of vibrant paintings from local artist Nick Chinnery, depicting the beautiful city of Norwich. Delia and her husband Michael bought this historical collection specially for Yellows.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  3. Day
    3
    Full day Delia Cooking Experience
    Norwich, United Kingdom

    Today you'll attend a cooking experience hosted by Delia and chef Alex Mackay. You'll enjoy coffee and cake on arrival, followed by a live cookery demonstration from Alex and a masterclass from a cocktail expert.

    Afterwards you'll enjoy a delicious three-course lunch and a tutored wine tasting with wine expert Jason Banner. Delia and Alex will then be happy to sign your cookery books, both old and new, before hosting a special Q&A session, so you can ask all your burning culinary questions and get tips from these knowledgeable experts.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch
  4. Day
    4
    Bure Valley Railway, Blickling Hall and dinner at Delia’s
    Wroxham, United Kingdom

    This morning you'll travel to Wroxham known as the 'capital of the Norfolk Broads' to join the Bure Valley Railway. This delightful route takes in some of the most unspoilt countryside as it crosses 17 bridges and passes through idyllic villages to reach Aylsham, where you'll enjoy tea and cakes at Aylsham café.

    This afternoon you'll visit historic Blickling Hall. You'll have a look around the principal rooms, including the long gallery, often described at the grandest of its period in England and the library, which contains one of the most historically significant collections of manuscripts and books in England.

    This evening, you'll have a very special dining experience at Delia's restaurant, with delicious food all cooked to Delia's exacting standards. You'll enjoy canapes on arrival, a three-course dinner, followed by coffee and something sweet. Delia's Restaurant and Bar is committed to supporting local produce and the menu changes regularly to reflect the seasons.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day
    5
    North Norfolk Coast
    Burnham Market, United Kingdom

    Today you will have some time to explore the sights and attractions of Norfolk's lovely North Coast. You'll stop at Walsingham, a village which has been a place of pilgrimage since the Middle Ages, with several fascinating shrines to see.

    You'll also head to Burnham Market, which is well-loved for its independent shops and boutiques, with hardly a chain store in sight!

    After a spot of shopping, you'll enjoy a farewell lunch at The White Horse in Brancaster, an inn with award-winning food and glorious views of Norfolk's marshland coastline.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation

4* Maids Head Hotel - Norwich

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The award-winning Maids Head Hotel is one of the oldest hotel in the UK, dating back over 800 years. Perfectly located in the centre of Norwich, this independent hotel, has a wonderful atmosphere which mixes tradition and history with contemporary elegance. The 2 AA Rosette restaurant, the WinePress, will delight you with mouthwatering dishes using seasonal produce sourced from local producers, combined with our extensive wine list.

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Availability

From
Mon, Mon, Oct 24, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Oct 28, 2022
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,149*

* Price based on two sharing a room and is subject to availability at time of booking . Single supplement available from £220. In the case of unforeseen circumstances, expert(s) may be substituted, and any expert-led events and the overall itinerary may be subject to change. Expert(s) will not join you for your full trip duration unless otherwise stated.

Norwich (NRW)
From
Mon, Mon, Nov 14, 2022
To
Fri, Fri, Nov 18, 2022
Duration
5 Days
Price per person
£1,149*

* Price based on two sharing a room and is subject to availability at time of booking . Single supplement available from £220. In the case of unforeseen circumstances, expert(s) may be substituted, and any expert-led events and the overall itinerary may be subject to change. Expert(s) will not join you for your full trip duration unless otherwise stated.

Norwich (NRW)
Call now to book 02039934304
Quote ref: GHK TST DELIA FIVE