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After the year we’ve all had, it’s safe to say a little bit of self-care is in order! So to help you make up for lost time, we’ve put together a rundown of the best spa breaks and luxury holidays on offer in Norwich and Norfolk, so you can catch up on some much-needed pampering, or maybe even treat someone! Relax and unwind with unique spa break experiences, magnificent guest houses in the Norfolk countryside, and cosy weekends away at 4-star hotels.
Park Farm Hotel & Leisure
Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at Park Farm Hotel, a stunning retreat set in 200 acres of idyllic countryside. The hotel boasts an incredible range of suites, lodges and apartments that are just perfect for a spa break or luxury holiday. Relax and unwind in the Boutique Suite, a room boasting its own fireplace, a stunning walk-in shower, and even a spa bath! Or if you’re looking for the perfect romantic weekend away check out the Beech Suite, which boasts a mini cinema lounge for you to enjoy. And don’t forget to check out the on-site spa facilities, it’s the perfect way to top off your stay! Enjoy a fully-equipped gym, pool, sauna, steam room, hair salon, and spa rooms offering a fantastic range of massage and body treatments. Luxury suites start from £120 per night, and there’s also a great range of high-end double rooms starting from £70 per night.
Another extravagant resort tucked away in the Norfolk countryside. Barnham Broom boasts stunning guest rooms, suites, and a range of facilities including a gym, sauna, heated swimming pool, tennis courts, and two 18-hole golf courses. Choose from a range of spa break offers that include: overnight stay in a luxury room, access to Barnham Broom’s state-of-the-art facilities, and a treatment of your choice. Top off your stay with fine-dining experiences at their award-winning Brasserie, or a cosy drink at the Valley Bar. Spa breaks start from £105 per person sharing (includes overnight stay, treatments, access to Barnham Broom’s facilities, and breakfast).
Norfolk Mead Hotel
Located in 8-acres of private countryside in the Broads National Park, The Norfolk Mead is a beautiful Georgian Grade II listed country house, that offers guests the chance to escape the rush of everyday life. With a stunning range of deluxe rooms and suites, as well as private cottages and summer houses to choose from, the Norfolk Mead specialises in decadent breaks. Rooms start from £135 per night and include breakfast at their 2 AA Rosettes restaurant. Guests can round off their holiday with a range of spa experiences at Norfolk Mead’s treatment rooms. Everything from deep tissue massage and facial treatments, to manicures, pedicures, and even pregnancy massages for you and your bump! Seasonal spa treatments start from £39PP.
The Assembly House
With 11 guest rooms (six with their own secret gardens, four with their own lounges), The Assembly House is a truly unique guest house in the heart of Norwich. Immerse yourself in Georgian splendour, with rooms boasting four poster beds, walk-in showers, roll top baths, and private lounges complete with stunning décor. The Assembly House also offers a great range of dining experiences, from traditional English breakfasts to sophisticated afternoon tea. Rooms start from £170 per night and include breakfast.
The Victoria Inn
Just a short walk from the sandy Holkham Beach is The Victoria Inn, a 10-bed guest house and restaurant at the edge of the Holkham Estate. Each room is designed with an emphasis on comfort and relaxation; guests can enjoy king-sized beds, roll top baths, and jaw-dropping views of the Norfolk countryside. Spend a weekend roaming the stunning beachfront and nature reserve, before unwinding with a delicious meal at The Victoria Inn restaurant. The kitchen utilises produce grown or raised on the estate, so freshness is at the heart of every dish.
The Maids Head Hotel
Known to be the oldest hotel in the UK, the 4-star Maids Head has been welcoming guests in style for over 800 years. Situated in the heart of Norwich city centre, this stunning hotel boasts 84 stylish rooms, as well as The WinePress, a 2AA Rosettes restaurant ran by Head Chef Magic, a finalist in the 2021 National Chef of the Year competition. Relax and unwind in a suite, complete with four poster bed and your own private lounge. Or spend a cosy weekend in the Filby junior suite, a unique room nestled in the eaves of the hotel that boasts exposed beams, stunning décor, and a roll top bath in the bedroom! Check out their incredible Friday Feeling Hideaway offer: an overnight stay in a junior suite, complete with complimentary cheese board, a bottle of wine, and breakfast on Saturday for £190!