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WE ARE OPEN FOR THOSE GUESTS WHO ARE PREMITTED TO MAKE ESSENTIAL JOURNEYS, OFFERING ROOM SERVICE OF BOTH FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST AND SUPPER

Sending warmest wishes for a happy, healthy and safe 2021 from all the team at the Maids Head

Following the latest Government announcement on Wednesday, 23rd December, we will continue to stay open to support all those guests who are permitted to travel for essential purposes. For the comfort of our guests, we will also be providing room service of both full English breakfast along with a hearty supper menu, all delivered safely to your bedroom door. Call 01603 272007, or email reservations at [email protected] if you have any concerns, or if indeed if you would like to make a reservation. We will keep you updated and let you know as soon as we are able to throw open our doors once more.
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 have also been awarded the Good to Go mark. We are continuously 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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