Christmas Spectacular tickets DO NOT include entrance
into Santa’s Magical Journey or the Enchanted Journey of Light.
Essential carer tickets are available and can only be booked over the phone
on 01328878477. Proof of eligibility will be required.
COME EAT AND DRINK WITH US HERE AT THURSFORD!
Whether you’re looking for a meal, sweet treat or a quick snack, we have plenty of options for you to enjoy!
In our Garden Pavilion (pictured at Christmas time) you can sit down and relax with a hot home made meal including pie or sausage and mash. Our Barn Café also serves Fish & Chips and our Fantasy Land building offers pizzas. There’s also pastries, sausage rolls and sandwich options as well as cakes, chocolate and mince pies!
Drinks can also be purchased including a range of hot and cold drinks
PLACES TO EAT NEAR THURSFORD
The George Hotel Swaffham
Perfectly placed in the historic town of Swaffham, The George is a 16th century coaching inn, still boasting much of its original charm and character. Our enviable setting makes us the ideal choice for pre-performance drinks or food if you have tickets to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular.
Guests can enjoy wonderful dining in our restaurant, with our dishes being known for their flair, flavours and exquisite presentation thanks to our Head Chef, Peter Crundwell and his team, or perhaps have a light bite in our bar, where equal care and attention has been placed on the food and service we deliver.
We also can cater for coaches, making us the ideal luncheon venue if you have a group attending the Thursford Christmas Spectacular Matinee. Our purpose built Peddlars suite can offer light bites or a two-course lunch menu, and our dedicated culinary staff will ensure you leave feeling satisfied.
Overlooking a pretty, leafy Georgian square in the bustling seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea, The Globe Inn is perfectly placed for a visit to Thursford, just an 8.5 mile drive, and an adventure on the beautiful North Norfolk coast. Newly refurbished and inspired by the towns maritime charm, the pub and dining room have been lovingly updated. Food is available all day, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, sharing plates and festive set menus.
The Owl is the oldest tearoom in Norfolk and situated in the picturesque Georgian town of Holt, just 7 miles from Thursford. Friendly bakery and coffee shop in the town centre with a spacious tearoom and licensed dining room behind. Everything is made on the premises by hand with an emphasis on fresh, delicious food and drink served with a smile. Breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon teas. Booking recommended.
The Feathers is situated in Holt’s bustling high street, a Georgian gem of a town that’s perfectly just 7.5 miles from Thursford. Lined with cafes, galleries and thriving independent shops, bustling with activity particularly during the festive period when the town lights are a sight to behold, the perfect place for a festive pit stop to refuel. Open for food all day, every day. Serving breakfast, lunch, light-bites, dinner, and festive set menu.
The Three Horseshoes, Briston is situated 6 miles from Thursford. Enjoy our delicious menus made with local produce, and carefully selected list of wines, local ales, and gins. With a beautiful garden, cosy bar and restaurant, relax at The Three Horseshoes in summer or winter, rain or shine. The five newly refurbished ensuite bedrooms are sublimely comfortable, and we have a large car park too.
The Three Horseshoes team look forward to welcoming you!
Set in the tranquil surroundings of the Norfolk countryside, Fakenham Racecourse offers a unique venue for your coach party. Why not add a lunch or dinner stop to accompany a visit to Thursford Christmas Spectacular.
The Prince of Wales Stand offers unrivalled facilities. We can comfortably facilitate 2 x 52 seater coaches at the same time and provide direct access to the front door upon disembarking the coach. The Cool Roxy Bar or the new Long Bar could offer a buffer lunch or dinner too. With The Cool Roxy Bar capable of hosting 104 guests and the Long Bar 208 guest.
Our catering team from The Crown Inn at East Rudham are able to offer first class catering tailored to your individual needs.
A traditional village pub offering a wide selection of real ales and good food served throughout the day standing just a stone’s throw from the beach, the pub enjoys stunning sea views and spectacular sunsets.
The Bull is in the picturesque Norfolk village of Little Walsingham, 30 sec walk from the Anglian Shrine of our Lady Walsingham. Only 4 miles inland from the North Norfolk coast, this area is steeped in history and ideally located as a base for exploring the North Norfolk coast. The beautiful sandy beaches of Wells-next-the-Sea can be accessed by the Wells and Walsingham Light Steam Railway only a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.
The Wiveton Bell, situated a mile from Blakeney, close to the unspoilt salt marshes of the North Norfolk coastal landscape and just 8 miles from Thursford. Our cosy and relaxed pub has an open fire, seasonal menus and view over the village green and church. Open all day for drinks, breakfast, lunch, light-bites, dinner and our festive set menus.
Situated in the charming village of South Creake, The Ostrich Inn serves delicious, locally sourced dishes and daily specials. Lunch is served from 12 noon and a pre-evening show dinner is available from 16:00pm every day. Please phone to make a reservation – booking essential. We hope to see you soon.