Going on a family holiday can often seem like a hassle — packing up the luggage, lugging the children along, and other responsibilities can sometimes make a holiday as stressful as your job! You may end up coming back from your holiday just as exhausted as you left. Fortunately, it is possible to have a wonderful time; all you need to do is to properly prepare for it. Here are a few tips to ensure your trip to Norfolk becomes a fun and memorable adventure.
Choose the Ideal Place to Stay
Wisely selecting from among the lovely hotels in Norfolk is an essential part of ensuring your holiday will be a great one. Opt for a hotel that can provide you with cosy rooms and an appetising menu. Ask about the services that the hotel provides and if they are child-friendly. You should also take a look at the food they serve; a trip to Norfolk isn’t complete until you taste local delicacies like Cromer crab and local artisan cheeses.
Have a Flexible Itinerary
When you’ve figured out where you’ll be staying, it’s time to plan out your activities. This will depend on where you’re going to stay. Popular hotels like The George Hotel at Cley are often located near key routes with excellent public transport options; this can provide a jumping-off point for your plans. For example, Cley-next-the-Sea has several landmarks you might want to visit like the iconic Cley Windmill or St. Margaret’s Church, built in the 13th century. Other places of interest are the nearby beaches and marshes. Set your plan in a way that you have a major goal each day, with alternatives ready in case factors like inclement weather leads to changing your plans. This ensures that you’ll always be busy and have something to aim for.
Be a Prepared Packer
Another key to holiday success is packing your bags light and right. Consider what you will be doing to ensure you’re bringing what you need. For example, if swimming is in your plans, a swimsuit and sunscreen should definitely be in your bags. Pack at least three to four outfits for short breaks, and clothes that mix and match well for longer trips.
The main thing is to have fun. With proper preparation, you can be sure that your Norfolk holoiday will be both unforgettable and stress-free. Avoid digital distractions (aka smartphones, laptops, etc.) and focus on spending quality time with your loved ones.
Tips for Planning the Perfect Family Vacation, Huffington Post
Ten Tips for Planning A Great Family Vacation, Family Travel Network
10 Tips for Planning a Stress Free Family Vacation, SignUpGenius
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