EARLY SPRING 2014
TO STAY AT
S A X L I N G H A M
N E T H E R G AT E
Uniquely Away has teamed up
with the Old Hall, at Saxlingham
Nethergate, to offer one lucky
reader the chance to win a three-
night, mid-week break for up to
12 adults and four children.
The lucky winner will also win a
delicious three-course meal on
one of the evenings, fully catered
and waitressed by Bespoke,
commended by Michelin, the
Good Food Guide and Sawdays.
To enter our draw to win this
magnificent prize, simply send your
name, address, email address and
daytime telephone number to
or send a postcard to
The Old Hall Competition
12 Upper King Street
Norwich NR3 1HA
The competition closes on Friday 28 March 2014. The winner will
be announced in the next issue of Uniquely Away.
The usual Uniquely Magazines terms and conditions apply.
For full details visit
A date for the stay
will be arranged directly with the Old Hall and is subject to
availability and must be taken by Thursday 12 March 2015 and
excludes Tuesday 1 July to Friday 29 August 2014, Christmas, New
Year and bank holidays. The booking must be made in accordance
with the Old Hall’s terms and conditions (including the payment of
a good housekeeping deposit of £1000). All competition entrants
must be 21 years or older. The prize must be claimed and used, by
the winner, within 12 months of the date of notification. The prize is
non-transferable and no cash or property alternative is available.
planting hundreds of roses. In the
summer, the scent from these old
varieties is just incredible.”
The Old Hall is often booked by large
groups wishing to gather together for
special celebrations. It is also, however,
ideal for conferences, meetings and
business away days, offering a
completely different experience to a
Some guests to the house, which is just
15 minutes from Norwich, choose to
explore the glorious surroundings while
others just wish to indulge in the
experience of the manor itself.
Trips out can be arranged for guests and
activities as diverse as archery, chocolate
tasting and beauty therapies can also be
brought to the house.
While the Old Hall, which was featured
by the Independent as one of the best
50 places to stay in Britain, is booked on
a self-catering basis, Janine can arrange
for fine meals to be brought in.
This can be in the form of a pop-up
restaurant experience, from renowned
caterers Bespoke, or delicious, home-
cooked meals can be delivered for guests
to serve themselves.
“Guests love this. They go up to dress
for dinner while the team prepares the
food, lights the candles and the fire, and
lays the table. They are then greeted
with champagne on a silver tray. After
the meal, everything is cleared up – and
it is as if the fairies have been!
“We can also arrange for our local fish
and chip man to bring his van to cook
for guests to eat either in the garden or
round a roaring fire or we can ask fine
Indian cuisine caterers Ethnic Fusion to
deliver some of their delicious, freshly
Janine adds: “What we have found is
that people love to lose themselves in
the whole experience of being here.
“By coming to the Old Hall they are able
to live out their dreams, spending time
in a quintessential Elizabethan country
house, as if it were their very own.”
Photography courtesy of the Old Hall
For more information on the Old Hall
call 07773 767290 or visit
For more information on Bespoke see page 44