- 24 December 2012
- 5 Days
Ref HX12154 · Twin/Double for Sole Use £nil
Norton Park Hotel
This splendid modern 4-star hotel is set in 54 acres of Hampshire parkland, 7 miles from Winchester. The hotel offers comfortable surroundings in which to relax, an indoor swimming pool, sauna, aroma steam room and gym. You can also book in for treatments in the Reflections Spa. Spacious bedrooms, in a separate annex connected by a covered walkway, and are equipped with Sealy beds, TV, telephone, ironing facilities, hairdryer, fridge, safe and hospitality tray.
- Luxury Coach Travel
- Door to Door Service
- Half Board + one Lunch
- Festive Fare and Programme
- Watercress Line
- Excursions as Listed
We return to the Norton Park Hotel for good food and company! Be pampered in the luxury spa, visit Winchester and travel back to WWII with a trip aboard the Watercress Line.
Day 1 Christmas Eve: Picking you up by taxi from your home early afternoon, we travel to the Norton Park to arrive in time for tea and mince pies in the lounge. This evening a drinks reception with musical entertainment before dinner in the Scene Restaurant. Should you choose to attend midnight services, details will be available at reception.
Day 2 Christmas Day: Happy Christmas! A relaxing morning is followed by a five course traditional gourmet luncheon in the Norton Suite. Tea and Christmas cake will be available in the lounge where we can see the Queen’s speech. A buffet dinner is followed by an evening quiz.
Day 3 Boxing Day: After a hearty brunch, we travel into Winchester for a visit to the sales or to the beautiful cathedral. We return in time for tea and scones in the lounge. This evening a Gala Dinner Dance in the Norton Suite.
Day 4 A half day trip on the Watercress Line today for the ‘Christmas Leave Special’. By steam train, we experience the sights and sounds of a WWII Christmas with civilian and military vehicles to view at the station. The afternoon is at leisure at the hotel.
Day 5 We depart our hotel after a leisurely breakfast and make our way back to our taxis, arriving home in time for a late lunch.