Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Get a taste of glorious Norfolk with TV’s Delia Smith
Big skies, beaches that stretch for miles and pretty, peaceful towns just made for pottering – there’s a lot to love about Norfolk. From its famous Broads to historic market towns, the county offers a slice of quintessential English countryside and seaside.
And here’s a chance to get to know the very best of Norfolk and enjoy a special culinary experience in the company of one its most famous residents: Delia Smith.
On this exclusive and memorable five-day tour you’ll be hosted by Delia for a full day at her Food And Wine Workshop, where you’ll also be joined by chef Alex Mackay, cocktail expert Simon Atkinson and wine expert Jason Banner.
Tasteful: Guests will get to tour Blickling Hall, which contains some of the most historically significant manuscripts and books in England
A ride through beautiful countryside on Norfolk’s Bure Valley Railway is part of the itinerary
OUR SPECIAL GUEST
You will be joined by Delia Smith
Delia Smith has been teaching the country to cook for more than 50 years and has sold over 21 million books. In 2017 she was awarded the prestigious Order of the Companions of Honour for her contribution to cooking and cookery education, receiving the award from the Queen. Delia is joint majority shareholder at Norwich City Football Club.
Your fun-packed food and drink experiences will include a three-course lunch, a wine-tasting, a cooking demonstration with Alex, a cocktail masterclass and a special question-and-answer session with Delia and the team. You’ll also dine at Delia’s Restaurant And Bar.
But this is only the start of your Norfolk adventure. You’ll enjoy a ride on the Bure Valley Railway, go on a paddle-steamer on the Broads and take a tour of historic Blickling Hall.
You’ll also visit the coastal towns and villages of North Norfolk, including Burnham Market, and go on a tour of Norwich itself.
REASONS TO BOOK
EAT AT DELIA’S RESTAURANT: Enjoy a special dinner at Delia’s Restaurant And Bar. This acclaimed restaurant at Norwich City Football Club’s stadium offers meals to Delia’s exacting standards and has a seasonal menu with an emphasis on local produce. You will have canapes on arrival and a three-course dinner, followed by coffee and something sweet.
INTERACTIVE COOKING DAY: Your Food And Wine Workshop includes morning coffee with biscuits, a three-course lunch with wine, a cooking demonstration with Alex, wine-tasting with Jason and a cocktail masterclass with Simon. There will also be a Q&A session with the team, tea with cake and a book-signing with Delia and Alex, while guests will receive a goodie bag to take away.
SEE MAGICAL BLICKLING HALL: This majestic Jacobean house contains some of the most historically significant manuscripts and books in England.
CLASSIC NORFOLK EXPERIENCES: Ride the beautiful Bure Valley Railway through the countryside and across 17 bridges. You’ll enjoy a cruise on the Broads aboard the Southern Comfort Mississippi Paddle Boat, taking in the views as you follow the River Bure past cottages and windmills.
BEST OF THE NORFOLK COAST: Highlights include Burnham Market, with its arts and crafts shops, and historic Walsingham. You’ll also enjoy lunch in a traditional Norfolk tavern.
- Four nights at the four-star Maids Head Hotel in Norwich.
- A full-day food and wine experience at Delia’s Food And Wine Workshop.
- A special question-and- answer session with Delia.
- Dinner at Delia’s Restaurant And Bar.
- Tours of Blickling Hall, Norwich and the North Norfolk coast.
- A trip on the Southern Comfort Mississippi Paddle Boat.
- A journey on the Bure Valley Railway.
- Welcome dinner, afternoon tea and lunch in a Norwich tavern.
- All transport during the tour.
- Services of a tour manager.
YOUR ITINERARY: DAY 1 Welcome dinner in Norwich DAY 2 North Norfolk coast and lunch in a tavern DAY 3 Delia cooking experience DAY 4 Norwich tour, Norfolk Broads cruise and exclusive three-course dinner at Delia’s restaurant DAY 5 Blickling Hall, Bure Valley Railway and afternoon tea
HOW TO BOOK
The dates: May 16 to 20, 2022. The price: £999* for five days. Call us on 020 3993 2720 quoting ref maildelia. To find out more, visit mailtravel.co.uk/delianorwich.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: *From price based on two sharing. Transport to and from Norwich not included. Subject to availability. Single room supplement: from £212pp. Trip is ATOL-protected (3525) and Travel Editions is ABTA-bonded (V3120). Cancellation information available at traveleditions.co.uk/terms-and-conditions. This promotion may be promoted by other selected media partners.