The best places to spend your wedding night in Norfolk, UK

Norfolk is known for its stunning English countryside, wonderful seaside towns and its endlessly flat horizons! Serene, scenic and beautiful, Norfolk is such a romantic destination for all the just-married couples who are looking for a perfect place to spend their wedding night.

Are you looking for a good hotel in Norfolk? Well, listed below are some of the top beautiful and stylish accommodations available for short-term stays across Norwich and Norfolk. Don’t forget to hire a professional wedding photographer to take stunning photos while spending those first few romantic days with your partner! Why not book a photoshoot whilst you explore all the beautiful locations Norfolk has to offer you, whilst sampling the fresh local produce.

If you are looking for the best hotels in Norfolk:

The Victoria Inn

Located just a few minutes of walk from the famous Holkham beach, the Victoria Inn Hotel will offer you a unique Norfolk experience. Holkham beach is one of the most unspoilt and stunning stretches of sand in the whole of England. If you like beach walks and fresh, local and seasonal food, the Victoria Inn is the place for you. Rooms are booked well in advance, so book now!

The Assembly House

Are you having a city wedding? The Assembly House is a great place to spend your first night together as it offers luxurious and comfortable rooms right in Norwich City centre. However, the Assembly House is not just a place to rest, it also offers an extremely elegant setting for your wedding day. Like afternoon teas with all the trimmings? This is the place for you!

The Loddon Swan

Boutique bedrooms and fine local wines, The Loddon Swan hotel is known for its local eclectic wine and ales, alongside serving award-winning dishes. Based in the beautiful, historical town of Loddon, with a strong sense of community, the pub to fits into that country village feel whilst simultaneously offering something different for the locals and tourists alike. A home from home.

Norfolk countryside wedding at night
Norfolk Countryside Wedding At Night

St Giles House Hotel

St Giles House Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Norwich. This is the most amazing place to have your first night away as a married couple if you want a touch of class. The hotel has 24 unique bedrooms as well as a stylish bar, breakfast area, terrace, and relaxing lounge areas. Why not unwind in a world of blissful indulgence at their in-house spa where they offer a holistic approach to relaxation.

The Maids Head Hotel

Situated in the heart of the historic Tombland in Norwich and dating back over 800 years, the Maids Head Hotel is impressively the oldest hotel in the UK. On the outside, this classically English hotel exudes charm and history, on the inside the service quality is very impressive. There are contemporary bedrooms for both you and your wedding guests (if needed) and they have recently been refurbished to a high quality. Despite the city centre location, the Maid’s Head has complimentary parking – a massive bonus.

My favourite romantic unique stays in Norfolk:

Cley Windmill

One of life’s most unique experiences has to be staying in a windmill! The ground floor includes a magnificent circular dining room where antique furniture and inviting leather chairs nestle comfortably around a roaring open fire, perfect for an intimate wedding supper. Drop-off dining is available from Bayfield Catering, and Back To Your Place 7 days a week so there is no need to think about cooking!

The Little Potting Shed

Bijou, rustic and utterly romantic, this seriously gorgeous retreat, formerly the gardener’s potting shed, is tucked into the walled garden on the beautiful Fring Estate just a few miles from Brancaster beach. Accessed via a golf buggy and with an outside bath tub to boot, you will feel the stresses of everyday life slip away when you choose to stay at this little Norfolk hideaway. Perfect for couples wanting to escape from the outside world, guests are afforded ample peace, with access to the parkland and woodland that surround the estate.

The Railway Carriage

Want to step back in time and immerse yourself in a few Agatha Christie novels? Well, be sure to book your wedding night at the Railway Carriage in Norfolk. The carriage is designed to be excellent base from which to explore both rural and coastal North Norfolk at any time of the year. Let your imagination run wild as you take an adventure aboard your very own Victorian railway carriage.

The Link

The Link is a romantic North Norfolk lighthouse bolthole for two that’s ideal for bracing coastal strolls and seaside activity. Perfect for a romantic break by the coast (with no children or pets permitted), you’ll find The Link beautifully equipped with panoramic sea views, together with a welcoming open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge that will make you feel truly at home away from home!


The Wild Duck

The Wild Duck is no ordinary holiday home. Converted from a boat dating back to the 1870s, the accommodation is beautifully presented, romantic and peaceful. Nestling behind the dunes overlooking the Snettisham RSPB reserve on one side and The Wash and beach just 200 metres on the other, you will fall asleep to the sound of the sea and the rustling of the reeds. Enjoy a beautiful sunset while enjoying your barbecue.

Norwich City Castle Wedding
Norwich City Castle Wedding


The Woodcock Cabin

The Woodcock Cabin is a hand-built, bespoke and off-grid wooden cabin. Winding through narrow country lanes with barely a whisker to spare, you’ll pull off into Nick and Emily’s farmyard (one of Norfolk’s oldest) in search of your eco cabin, perched amid the sugar beet and barley. Set far away from TVs, Wi-Fi and traffic, The Woodcock seems to float above the meadow, only the birds and occasional lowing of the cattle to break the silence. Get cosy, light some candles and make the most of the lack of electricity and contact from the outside world. The ultimate nature-filled romantic wedding night.

The Breakers

Do you want the most luxurious wedding night surrounded by mesmerizing panoramic views of Norfolk’s seaside? Well, The Breakers in North-Norfolk is for you. With no expenses spared, this luxury accomodation has been styled to create the perfect holiday home. With a private balcony, a beautiful outdoor space, underfloor heating, white company bedlinen, hypo-allergenic pillows – the list goes on! Rest assured, all the finer details have been thought about here. You even get a welcome hamper full of local goodies.

Big Sky Barn

This fabulous get-away and rural retreat is located just a few miles from the coast. With two bedrooms and bathrooms, an open plan living space and private, enclosed courtyard garden, this is a super spot (a perfect romantic getaway) that will appeal to couples on their wedding night for sure!

At One with Nature

Thorpe Forest

The cabins come with a hot tub and are perfecly designed for a couple’s staycation. Be at one with nature and cook your meals in an outdoor kitchen fully equiped with a gas barbecue. You can also enjoy various outdoor activities including tree climbing. Be sure to book a cabin with a log burning stove if you are having a winter wedding so you can cosy up to your other half. Why not book a cabin themed post-wedding photoshoot?

West Lexham

Set in an idyllic river valley replete with ancient trees and abundant wildlife, West Lexham is a place for connection, creativity, and transformation. Here you can nourish your soul, body as well as mind. Choose from staying in their renovated barns, tree houses or bell tents. The West Lexham Garden Kitchen is open all day for staying guests, from early breakfast right through to late night supper. Teas, coffees and cakes are served throughout the day. The Café serves a range of beautiful vegan and vegetarian food – plus our wood-fired pizzas are served in the evening. Make sure to book a stay here if you are a foodie.

The Water Cabin

Beautifully curated and spacious, The Water Cabin is an immaculately renovated 1930’s cedar-clad cabin located on the bank of the River Thurne, in the heart of the Broads National Park. The ideal retreat for your romantic getaway on your wedding night together. Situated on the Norfolk Broads but just 15 minutes away from the coast, ideally located to explore. This artistic and peaceful spot away from the day to day bustle of daily life is great for silently slipping into a riverside community you never knew you needed to be a part of – even just for the weekend.

Not just a comfortable stay, some hotels can offer you some great elopement photography points. Book now and enjoy your day.

Also Read: How Do I Create A Perfect Photography Timeline For My Wedding Day?

Jul 9, 2021

Hannah Hutchins

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