We return to the Norton Park Hotel for good food and good company! Be pampered in the luxury spa, visit Winchester and travel back to WWII with a steam train ride on the Watercress Line.
Day 1 CHRISTMAS EVE: Picking you up by taxi from your home early afternoon, we travel to Norton Park to arrive in time for tea and mince pies in the Conservatory Café. This evening enjoy a glass of Bucks Fizz 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 a festive quiz.
Day 3 BOXING DAY: After breakfast we travel into Winchester for a visit to the sales or to the beautiful cathedral. We return in time for our buﬀet lunch. This evening a Gala Dinner Dance in the Norton Suite.
Day 4 A half-day excursion to 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.
This splendid modern four-star hotel is set in 54 acres of Hampshire parkland, seven miles from Winchester. The hotel oﬀers comfortable surroundings in which to relax, WiFi, 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, are equipped with Sealy beds, TV, telephone, ironing facilities, hairdryer, fridge, safe and hospitality tray. The hotel has a lift in the annex.