Planning a Hen weekend? Then look no further, we love to welcome hen parties to Kings Beck Barn. The welcome pack includes a freshly baked homemade cake, tea & coffee, a bottle of Prosecco chilling in the fridge and fresh flowers. All hens also receive complimentary toiletries. The bedrooms are very spacious and in total there are 8 beds; 6 singes and 2 super king sized doubles. We can also provide two z-beds, taking the total hens to 12 (extra charge applies). We provide 100% Egyptian Cotton bed linen & white fluffy towels.
There are so many things on offer either at the barn or locally and we have tried to list a few below. Click on the links to be taken to their specific websites. Please book directly.
Why not book a private chef to cater for your party at the barn. There are three excellent chefs that can come to the barn and they all provide delicious dinner party style food and do all the washing up!
Chef 2 Dine 4
Avril is a fabulous chef who can cater for you at the barn. Her website has lots of information about menu options and prices. Avril is very popular, so book early to avoid disappointment, alternatively you can use her ‘drop off service’.
The Private Chef Experience
Will is an experienced London chef who has returned to Norfolk. His website has details of menu options and prices.
Matts Catering Service
Matt is another superb chef who has a comprehensive website full of menu ideas.
Back to Your Place
An outside catering company that can provide you with restaurant quality food at the comfort of the barn. Options include pick up in Holt, drop off at the barn or the full works with preparing and serving at the barn.
Beauty & Styling at Kings Beck Barn
- Penny Hardy
Penny is a mobile beauty therapist who can provide a pamper party option in the barn including treatments such as massages, pedicures, mini-facials etc.
- Perfect Pamper
Perfect pamper will visit the barn with their mobile beauty business, providing you with a variety of packages and services to suit your needs.
- The Style Show
Either visit the Style Show studio in Norwich (approx. £150) or have a style party at the barn (£250).
Other entertainment ideas at Kings Beck Barn
- The Crafty Hen
Organise a craft activity to take place in the comfort of the barn. Options include (but are not limited to) making facinators, designing and making your own jewellery or making some decorative bunting. Their website has lots more ideas.
- Cupcake Decorating Party
Learn how to beautifully decorate cup cakes with flowers, birdies and butterflies, pearls and piping swirls using various techniques with sugar paste and buttercream.
- Duchess Afternoon Teas
Arrange for afternoon tea to be served at the barn and enjoy delicious cakes & sandwiches served with vintage china.
- Jaminns Cocktail Makers
Why not book yourself a Cocktail Masterclass? Jaminns will come to the barn with their mobile bar and show you how to make their amazing creations!
- Butlers in the Buff
Book cheeky waiters from Butlers in the Buff who can serve food, play party games or pose for photos!
Recommended Local Pubs / Restaurants
- The Banningham Crown – (walking distance 1.5 miles). Provides traditional food.
- The Black Boys – Aylsham (3 miles away) & has delicious food.
- The Gunton Arms – set in an amazing deer park & owned by a well known Art Dealer
- The Walpole Arms – a lovely pub selling locally sourced food.
Action Packed Activities
For those planning an action packed hen weekend, there are lots of action packed activities on offer…
- Hill Tops (assault courses, high ropes etc.)
Offer a variety of different activities for a full or half day from assault courses, high ropes, super swing, tree top trail, power fan jump etc. Customised packages can be put together based on your requirements. Approx. 15 min drive from the barn.
- The Glide Surf School
Have a group surfing lesson at Cromer beach. Runs between April & October only. Approx. 20 min drive from the barn.
- Go Karting at Cromer
Go Karting in Cromer! Approx. 15 min drive from the barn.
- The Canoe Man
Enjoy an afternoon canoeing on the Norfolk Broads or alternatively have a go on a wild swimming trail.
- Norwich Water Ski Club
Waterskiing in Norwich
Top Dog paintballing is based on the outskirts of Norwich, about a 25 minute drive from the barn.
- Boating on the Norfolk Broads
Hire a day boat on the Norfolk Broads which are 20 minutes from the barn by car.
- Huff & Puff Bike Hire
Have some bikes delivered to the barn from Huff & Puff Cycles and head off to Blickling Hall on a bike ride.
Partying in Norwich
Norwich is about 25 minutes by car/taxi from the barn and offers lots of restaurants, bars and nightclubs!
- Five Star : 01603 455555
- Elite Cars : 0800 028 9608
- A 2 B Taxi’s : 01692 409898
- NJE Taxis : 01692 404796
Please note that limousines may struggle to access the barn!
Local Beaches to visit
The barn is only 8 miles from the stunning North Norfolk coast and we highly recommend the sandy beaches of Overstrand, Mundesley, Cromer & further afield, Wells & Holkham. Previous guests have organised a professional photographer to capture the hen weekend, contact Sarah for more details.
This is just a taster of the fabulous things to do in North Norfolk. In addition to the items listed above, the barn is perfectly located for a night out in Norwich, a stroll along the glorious sandy beaches of the North Norfolk coastline or to walk in the parks of the three National Trust properties within 15 minutes of the barn.
Please do not hesitate to speak to Sarah if you require any more information on the things to do in North Norfolk. We will try to help wherever we can.