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The historic Maids Head has successfully reopened

We are delighted to announce that on Saturday, 4th July we successfully and safely reopened our doors. Rest assured we have put into place all the Government's COVID-19 Secure health and safety measures to ensure the well being of all our guests and staff. We are continuously updating our risk assessment as the Government guidelines change.
We would love to hear from you if you would like to discuss making a bedroom reservation or to book a table in our WinePress Restaurant, call 01603 209955 or email [email protected]

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Hotel Entrance from Car Park Project

Maids Head Hotel Entrance Improvements

7th October 2019

Last Tuesday (October 1), we began a project to improve the entrance to the hotel from the car park, and build a much-needed showroom for our two Bentleys. The work will take ten weeks and should be completed by the end of November. Read more »

Norwich Clockmaker Returns to Work on Historic Maids Head Clock

27th September 2019

Simon Michlmayr, of Norwich clock and watch makers and repairers S Michlmayr & Company, returned to the scene of his first summer clock repair job as a 14 year-old – the Maids Head Hotel.

Forty years ago Mr Michlmayr, under the watchful eye of his late father Fritz, repaired the mid 19th century clock, which overlooks diners in the Maids Head Hotel’s 2 AA Rosettes Wine Press Restaurant. Now it was the turn of Mr Michlmayr to oversee his assistant, Esme Collins, who repaired and restored the clock.Read more »

Matthew Shardlake (Paul Dickson) and Christine Malcolm with the new plaque

‘Matthew Shardlake Stayed Here’

2nd August 2019

Matthew Shardlake’ (Paul Dickson) and Maids Head Hotel General Manager, Christine Malcolm unveiled a plaque outside the hotel on Friday, August 2 to celebrate the Maids Head appearing in CJ Sansom’s best-selling novel Tombland.Read more »

Sir Thomas Paston (Rob Knee) with guests on Norfolk Day

Norfolk Day at the Maids Head

29th July 2019

The Maids Head went back to 1549 and Kett’s Rebellion to mark Norfolk Day on Saturday 27 July and raised £89  in donations from guests for the hotel’s charity of the year, Break.

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