Celebrate English Tourism Week from Saturday, March 30 to Sunday, April 7 at the historic Maids Head Hotel in Norwich, winner of Best Independent Hotel and the Investing in the Future award at the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2019.
A classic English Afternoon Tea will be on offer comprising egg and cress, salmon, cheese and homemade tomato chutney sandwiches; homemade sausage roll, scotch egg (originated from Fortnum and Mason in 1738); Cherry Bakewell, Victoria Sandwich and traditional fruit cake; Raspberry Eton Mess and cheese and fruit scones with clotted cream and jam.
The hotel has a new partnership with shoe artist, Emily Jupp of Milly J Shoes in Tombland. Emily is producing special shoes linked to key events in the Norwich and Norfolk calendar, which will be displayed in Maids Head reception. Her English Country Garden shoe, marking English Tourism Week, is launching the new partnership.
Christine Malcolm, General Manager, Maids Head Hotel explained: “English Tourism Week is an annual celebration of the importance of tourism to the country’s economy. Tourism contributes more than £3.245 billion to Norfolk’s economy, supporting just under 65,400 jobs, which is 18.4% of the workforce. We are pleased to play our part in this celebration, marking the importance of our heritage and our owners, the Chaplin family’s commitment to the continuing sympathetic refurbishment of the hotel, ensuring that the historic building meets the expectations of 21st century visitors.”
For more information about the Maids Head Hotel and to book Tourism Week Afternoon Tea
t. 01603 209955, www.maidsheadhotel.co.uk .
For more information about Milly J Shoes see www.millyjshoes.co.uk; winner of Footwear Designer of the Year in The Footwear Industry Awards 2015.
For more information about English Tourism Week see www.visitbritain.org/english-tourism-week