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Thank you so much for all the love and support you have shown us and we look forward to welcoming you all back before too long

The Hotel is continuing to remain open to support all those guests who are permitted to travel for essential purposes. For the comfort of our guests, we will be providing room service of both full English breakfast all delivered safely to the bedroom door.

Following Government guidelines we are delighted that as from Monday, April 12th, our pretty courtyard is open for alfresco dining.  From this date we can also offer a night of escape in one of our self-contained suites.  To find out more click on the link, these can only be booked direct with the hotel. Providing the roadmap stays on track, we will be fully open from Monday, May 17th and our fantastic team cannot wait to welcome you back.

To find our more, or to make a booking, please call 01603 209955, or email reservations at [email protected]

Rest assured we have put into place all the Government’s COVID-19 Secure health and safety measures to ensure the comfort and wellbeing of all our guests and staff and we are committed to rigorously updating our risk assessments as the Government guidelines change.

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Norfolk Day 27 July – it’s 1549 and it’s Kett’s Rebellion!

Rob Knee as Sir Thomas Paston Rob Knee as Sir Thomas Paston

Head to the Maids Head on Norfolk Day, Saturday, July 27 for two free events that focus on Norwich at the time of Kett’s Rebellion, 1549. Donations welcomed to the Maids Head’s charity of the year, Break.

Meet Sir Thomas Paston to hear tales of his involvement during this tumultuous period in the history of Norwich. This costumed talk by Rob Knee from the Paston Heritage Society, will include readings from the famous Paston Letters. Arrive at 10.30am for coffee and cake, view the Paston 600 exhibition and listen to Sir Thomas at 11am.

Then in the afternoon, there is an opportunity to join Norwich tour guide Paul Dickson for Shardlake’s Norwich, a two-hour walking tour celebrating CJ Sansom’s best-selling novel Tombland.

Paul Dickson

Paul Dickson

The tour starts and finishes at the Maids Head Hotel, beginning at 2pm and includes Tombland, Augustine Steward’s House, Norwich Cathedral Close, Bishopgate (Holme Street in the novel) and the Great Hospital, Bishop’s Bridge, the site of Bishop’s Gate and Lollards Pit, followed by a climb up to Kett’s Heights with its fabulous views across the city.

The return journey follows the north side of the river with views of the medieval Cow Tower before crossing the river and visiting the site of the Battle of Palace Plain.

Advance booking required for both events online at Eventbrite:

Book here for Sir Thomas Paston

Book here for Shardlake’s Norwich

 

 

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