The ultimate Yorkshire getaway Norfolk House this is not a staycation, its a secret escape designed for sumptuous celebrations, decadence and together time so gather your friends, kick of your heels and top up your cocktail step into our world and be our guest…
The Norfolk House is a Grade II listed Georgian Mansion House as featured in Hello Magazine. This majestic town house is located near the Peak District, in the heart of Yorkshire you are perfectly placed to explore gods own country. Great rail and road links to Leeds and Manchester, so if you fancy a shopping trip or night out on the town its only a short drive away.
Traditional on the outside with flamboyance and flair within. For special celebratory gatherings, self catered or with a private chef Norfolk House is Yorkshires Finest Boutique Retreat wholehartly embracing vibrancy & free-spirited style.
This luxury homestay is over set over four beautifully appointed floors floors, the house has been lovingly restored by the owners, Interior designer Charlotte and music maverick husband Darren Hughes. They have beautifully preserved the original features and decorated with immaculate attention to detail. Sumptuous furniture, bold interiors, antiques and pops of modern art.
The house offers all the creature comforts you would expect in a contemporary and luxurious holiday home. There are a few unexpected extras, a private roof top garden, a games room, an indoor hot tub party den and our infamous 40ft party room The White Room complete with cocktail bar, karaoke, disco lights, dressing up box, vintage record player with 80s vinyl records. An unforgettable destination for family holidays, luxury hen parties, wedding accommodation and weekend-long birthday celebrations, all wrapped up in 5000 sq ft of splendid Georgian architecture.
Behind the Yorkshire sandstone facade front doors awaits a heavenly retreat, combining old-fashioned and modern-day luxuries. Gather for decadent breakfasts and candlelit suppers around the extensive dining table. You can self cater or book our private chef to serve up a celebration meal to refuel the whole party. Home to the most romantic dining rooms, complete with oversized bespoke pampas grass installations also boasts a cocktail corner complete with gilded trolly and obligatory pineapple ice bucket, this room has featured in many an interior design photo shoot.
After dinner head across the hall to The White Room this double aspect lounge with imposing empire antique chandeliers, full size cocktail bar (we can also provide you with your very own mixoligiast for the night) Italian leather sofas, karaoke and music station this is the party room of dreams.
The elegant drawing room is the prefect place to curl up with a book, step up to the table for a game of pool or ping pong or to enjoy the vast section on boardgames, the perfect hideout on rainy days.
Our games room with pool, ping pong and oodles of board games is prefect for families, teenagers and couples.
There’s also space for self if a little 'you time' is desired; from the zen yoga/treatment room designed with relaxation in mind. Located in the old wine cellars of the house alongside the tranquil indoor hot den. You can book our dedicated spa team to come in a deliver treatments and massage to have your very own spa day.
The large kitchen overlooking the garden with Yorkshire stone floor and inglenook fire place provides a beautiful and informal space to make meals, have long, late-night conversations and midnight feasts.
The mansion boasts six bedrooms, four master suites within the first floor (all ensuite bathrooms), our all girl groups and teenagers particularly love to share the attic suite with private roof terrance which sleeps six or the garden room on the lower level which also sleeps six.
The four master suites each flaunting a distinctive look and feel, from the French carved bed in the spacious master bedroom complete with gilded gold wallpaper and double shower ensuite to the maxmilist decor of The Green room jewelled velvet soft furnishing adorn the kingsize rattan bed. 100 Acres botanical product grace each bathroom and blissful nights between the Egyptian cotton linens will be had by all.
Each bedroom is bursting with individuality and decorated with furniture and objects collected by the family over the years.
The leafy courtyard garden at the rear of the house will be the perfect spot for a game of Scrabble with a glass of rosé and cheese board. Surprise your guests with a drinks reception on the arrival hosted on the roof treacle as you take in the magnificat Yorkshire landscape.
On hot summer days, grab a blanket and picnic and head over to Greenhead park at the end of the street, this award winning 32 acre victorian parkland has a lake, tennis courts, miniature railway, adventure playground and restaurant is the perfect place to let of some steam or blow away the cobwebs.
Further afield we would recommend a day out to Yorkshire Sculpture Park for leisurely stroll, art and fabulous restaurant. You must also book in for a tour and tasting session at Holmfirth Vineyard with view over the holm valley its a local favourite.
Norfolk House a perfect venue for family holidays, milestone birthdays, family & friends reunions and wedding accommodation, anniversaries, engagements, sophisticated hen weekends and other family & friends gatherings.
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* As featured in Hello Magazine
* Sleeps up to 22
* 6 Bedrooms
* 6 bathrooms
* Indoor Hot Tub Party Den
* In-House Spa Treatment Rooms
* Grade 2 listed Georgian Mansion House
* 200+ 5 Star reviews on Airbnb, Trip Advisor & Facebook
* 20 mins to Leeds or 30 mins to Manchester
* Centrally Located Brilliant Road, Rail, and Airport Links
* 4 Floors 5000sqft of Luxury Accommodation
* Games Room
* 4 Huge Master Suites with own Bathrooms
* Attic Studio with Private Roof Terrace (Amazing Views)
* Huge Garden Bedroom
* Great Sleeping Options for Families (the children love the garden and attic studio)
* Interior Designed Family Home with Antique, Designer, Quality Furnishing & Fittings.
* Featured in many Interior Design Magazines
* Grand Dining Room Seats 20+
* 40ft Grand White lounge Seating for 20+ and dining for 14
* Drawing Room
* Beautiful Kitchen
* 6 Bathrooms (4 en-suite with showers/baths)
* Private Gardens With Electric Gates
* Private Parking for 4-5 cars
* 50" TV
* Excellent Mobile Signal in all rooms
* WIFI Virgin
* Huge DVD library
* Board Games & Books
* MP3 Dock Speaker
* Egyptian Cotton Linen
* Hospitable Hosts
* 5 Mins into Huddersfield Town Centre
* Close to Beautiful Countryside
* Supermarket less than a mile All deliver to the house
* Greenhead Park, 30-acre park 2 mins walk great for picnics and park run
We highly recommend the following local attractions:
* Local Vineyard tour
* Excellent Catering Options
* Life Drawing
* Spa Treatments in our in-house treatment room
* Local Yoga
* Local Pilates
* Local Bollywood Dance
* Local Boot Camp
* Cocktail & Gin Tasting Master Classes
* Afternoon Tea
* Perfume Making
* Flower Crown Making
* Hair and Makeup local venue
*Local Escape rooms
We have a wonderful variety of local attractions here are a few we highly recommend.
* Yorkshire Sculpture Park
* Paintball Go Ballistic
* Explore Haworth home to the Bronte Sisters
* Kirklees Light Railway
* Stand edge Tunnel & Canal Visitor Centre
* Brilliant base for exploring Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire Dales, Pennine Way and Peak District
* Holmfirth Vineyard Tour
* Cannon Hall Farm
* Harewood House
* Castle Hill
* Kirklees Leisure Centre
* Halifax Piece Hall
* National Coal Mining Museum
* The Hepworth Wakefield
* Leeds Armouries
* Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
* Ilkley Moor
* Salts Mill
* Eureka! The National Children's Museum
* Hardcastle Crags
* Kirkstall Abbey
* Nostell Priory and Parkland
* Temple Newsam House
* Xscape Yorkshire
* National Media Museum
* The Emmerdale Studio Experience
* Pugneys Watersports Centre and Country Park
Sorry, we are not suitable for Wheelchair users or guests with a mobility issue, as the house is on 4 levels. We do have a bedroom on the lower ground level with a loo. The kitchen is on the same level but the lounge and dining are on the ground floor.
Sorry, we do not take stag party or mixed groups under 25 years old.
Please note: This is not a "Party House", We extend a warm welcome to family and friend groups looking to enjoy a celebration weekend or sophisticated hen party but do not accept groups looking for wild, loud all-night parties. Only booked guests may visit the house.
Lucy Malarkey recommends The Scarlet Hen at Norfolk House.
August 9 2021
I can thoroughly recommend the Scarlet Hen and the wonderful hosting from Charlotte. We stayed for a family 80th birthday celebration and it was just perfect. The house is absolutely gorgeous, everything you could possibly want and more. Thank you Charlotte and the Scarlet Hen!
Julie Gifford recommends The Scarlet Hen at Norfolk House.
July 22 at 7:48 PM ·
What an absolutely amazing house! Wow!!!!! The decor is something else!
Also Very clean, has everything you need, the beds are so comfy and the hot tub room is just lush!!!!! It was home for two days but wish it was forever 🤣🥰❤️
Thank you Norfolk house! ❤️🥂 x
Ashley Jane Bell recommends The Scarlet Hen at Norfolk House.
Highly recommended for any hen/birthday/celebration. The house is outstanding. Huge spacious rooms, clean, well thought out and some lovely quirky pieces. Beautifully decorated from start to finish. Add on spa treatment was a huge bonus too! A lovely addition to staying in the nicest house I’ve ever been in. Would love to stay again some day!
Vikki Pickering recommends The Scarlet Hen at Norfolk House.
August 8 2021
Just returned from a hen weekend at Norfolk house and it’s just perfect. The house is huge and all of the rooms are beautiful. We booked in for spa treatments on the Saturday morning and our therapist Cheryl was amazing, we all felt so relaxed after. The weather was not on our side this weekend so having the hot tub inside was ideal and we all loved it. Charlotte was so helpful from start to finish with any questions I had and I hope I get to stay in this beautiful house again.
WOW, we stayed here for a short family break after Christmas and it was perfect for us and our extended family. The weather was terrible but we stayed in and enjoyed the huge lounge, TV, Hot Tub a little home cooking. Greenhead Park is 5 mins away and was a godsend to get the kids out of the house for an hour each morning to feed the ducks and let have some steam off. We are booking again next year so we can visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park next time. Highly recommend Erics for Sunday Lunch.
We loved our stay at Norfolk House with our closest family and friend to celebrate mums 80th birthday. Everything was perfect, we loved the house and the size and space of this house. we have stayed in many rentals and this house stands out as something very special. Everything was thought of and Charlotte was so helpful when it came to suggesting things to do in the area. We walked up to Playworld indoor play and roller skating, played tennis in the park over the road and really enjoyed our trip The Piece Hall.
Joan TA 2019
The house is perfect for a large group. As there is so much space, it didn’t feel like we were ever on top of each other. Upon arrival, everything was ready; Charlotte, the owner, had even put our shopping away. The house certainly has the wow factor and to be honest, we could have quite happily stayed in all weekend. Everything is beautifully furnished and appointed. On Friday evening, we had dinner at Harvey’s which is a lovely local restaurant/bar. On Saturday we enjoyed the hot tub before our life drawing class with a Chocolate Surprise. This was hilarious and a great activity to get everyone together; we also all managed to improve our art skills!
We had lunch at another local restaurant, just 5 minutes away, The Scullery, which was also lovely. It was then back to the house where we enjoyed partying in the wonderful White Lounge. We hired a cocktail barman from ‘The Yorkshire Bartender’ who was excellent. Everyone had the best time and we didn’t need to leave the house.
Charlotte was extremely helpful throughout the booking process and happy to answer our many questions. We would definitely recommend Norfolk House for special get-togethers and we hope to return
Alison Trip Advisor Oct 19
17 hens spent a weekend at Norfolk House and it was amazing! The hens all loved the house and Charlotte has been great. Always available for any questions before during and after the hen do and also a great life drawing class. Thanks for everything x
Mary TA Aug 19
We came to the glorious Norfolk House for a few days with the kids during the Summer holidays. The house is absolutely amazing, Charlotte has thought of everything this is a family home and its five-star on every level, I just wish we could move in! So much room for everyone, we were 10 in all and the teenager loved the hot tub party room and the attic studio with a beautiful roof terrace with views of Yorkshire.
Katie Aug 2019
I recently had my hen do at Norfolk House and I would highly recommend! So much space for all 15 of us. Beautiful House with huge rooms. We had four activities throughout the weekend all at the house - we really didn't need to leave. My bridesmaids arranged the weekend and have said how helpful Charlotte with queries and just making sure everything was under control in the run-up to the weekend. Would highly recommend the life drawing, afternoon tea, cocktail masterclass and DJ/karaoke. I didn't stop laughing or smiling all weekend
Liz TA Summer 19
Best Birthday Ever!! I had my 50th here in July and what a fantastic place. Visited Shibden Hall Gentleman Jack, Riccis Tapas and Harveys for Sunday lunch, stunning house, brilliant host, we loved Huddersfield and Halifax. We will be back.
Maggie July 2019
This house is superb for a family weekend we booked for our anniversary and invited 10 of our family and friends. Everyone was blown away by the house it's very hard to get the scale of the home form the photos. We ordered a takeaway from a local Indian restaurant and then brunch was at Epicure in town. We were a little unsure about a weekend in Huddersfield but it turned out to be an excellent choice. Thanks, Charlotte best weekend ever.
Susan and family 2019
What a perfect place for our sisters 50th birthday weekend. What a great asset to the area, who know Huddersfield was such a wonderfully friendly place. We had an afternoon in Greenhead Park for a picnic, such a stunning place. An evening meal at the Manor House and Sunday Lunch at the 3 Acres. A truly stunning home in a beautiful area we will be booking again next year.
Liz and girls April 19
I booked this house form my baby shower in April and we could not have had a better stay. The house is stunning and although we were only 8 family members the house was just perfect. We had champagne breakfast on the roof terrace, lunch at Eric's (amazing) and booked into a local spa which was fabulous. Charlotte was amazing the perfect host what an amazing place highly recommend.
Amy, Joanna and family April 19
I organised my best friends hen and stayed at Norfolk House with 16 other hens last weekend. It was great from start to finish. Charlotte was so helpful and lovely to meet on arrival to give us the grand tour of the house!
We catered for ourselves throughout the weekend enjoying afternoon tea in the dining room and pre-prepared meals on Saturday night. The kitchen was great for preparing our food and lots of space.
We also enjoyed a murder mystery evening hosted by Manchester Murder Mystery which was amazing. All the hens got into character and thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
We were also able to decorate the house, full of balloons, signs and pictures etc to make it even more special for the bride.
So glad I chose to go with Norfolk House, I couldn’t fault anything from the weekend.
Grace March 19 TA
We rented this house for a hen party of 16 people. What an amazing house! Beautifully presented, well maintained and great spaces throughout for entertaining, eating and relaxing. I can’t recommend it enough, especially for those insta snaps!
The bride to be had an amazing time and the host Charlotte was really helpful throughout. Always available, plenty of advice and support while we were planning and preparing and then left us to enjoy the house by ourselves.
If you’re looking for an impressive and memorable experience then this is a great place to go!
Lewis March 19 TA
We rented this house for my sister's hen party. We had twenty women varying in age. We have had so much fun, whilst being able to relax in the most beautiful surroundings. The Bride to have absolutely loved it, the guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves some even saying it’s the best hen party they have ever been too.
Charlotte’s help throughout ensures you have the best from your stay particularly your recommendations for Gemma and Matt the caterers were superb and they did not disappoint.
The house itself is stunning, with plenty of rooms so you never feel on top of each other. Our only comment (coming from 20 women who were nitpicking) is that we wanted a slightly bigger hot tub which I have already mentioned to the owner. But this is in no way affected our stay and I would absolutely recommend this house to anybody.
Rosie Feb 19 TA
We rented this beautiful home for my Birthday in September for me and my family. Charlotte, the owner, was so helpful and welcoming to any questions/needs I had. The location of the house was central with access roads to other locations in around Huddersfield, and only a short walk towards the town. Altogether, thanks to Charlotte I had an amazing birthday and I can't wait till I can go again, I'd recommend it to anyone and everyone!
We booked Norfolk House to stay in for a family Wedding. So that we could all stay together as a large family in one place and the house was conveniently located near to the wedding venue. Where do I start!! The house was just beautiful and is located in a nice conservation area near the park. The interior decorating is stylish, to say the least but it is very comfortable and homely at the same time. I love this house and didn't want to leave. We even braved the hot tub! We loved preparing meals in the gorgeous kitchen then all being able to eat together in the pink dining room was very convenient and glamorous. We felt like Lords and Ladies for the weekend. Dealing with the owner Charlotte was easy and everything that we requested was in place upon our arrival including 2 cots for our little ones. (We were flying over from Belfast so we could bring much with us) I cannot recommend this place enough and we are considering hiring it again for a family get together next Christmas! Thanks for a fabulous time.
Alisa Jan 19 TA
Well, I don’t know where to start! We hired Norfolk House for my aunties hen party weekend. The house is absolutely stunning and finished to the highest of standard! We had absolutely everything we could need for a comfortable and luxury stay.
We were given a list of recommendations for our weekend from Charlotte and chose to make our own afternoon tea in the dining room area, as well as a beautiful Mexican meal out, cocktail making and escape rooms.
The weekend was so relaxed and filled with laughter from start to finish. We would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a unique hen party weekend away!
Thank you :)
Cinzia Jan 19 TA
Marvellous half term break with my family, this is not a regular holiday let it is a stunning, luxury home with everything you could possibly need to have a 5-star stay. We visited Huddersfield leisure centre the kids loved the splash park and also visited Playworld skating and soft play and Greenhead park all less than a mile from the house. The town is only a short walk as is The Magic Rock (highly recommend) so we didn't need a car to get around.
Rui Feb 19
We booked this wonderful house for my birthday, for our whole family. The house is so spacious that even with 10 adults and 6 children we all had so much room. Most of the bedrooms have their own en-suite bathrooms too so no worries about a shortage of those. The children all slept together in the garden room which they loved and meant they could all get up early with disturbing us! With a huge lounge, drawing room and dining room, this house is huge! We all cooked a meal on Friday and had a takeaway delivered on Saturday. We popped into town for a lazy brunch on Sunday morning before a long walk on the Pennine Way to blow off the cobwebs. The house is perfectly placed as it’s a short walk into town, the kids loved Greenhead park over the road from the house! We are hoping to book again for NYE we loved it that much!! Thanks, Charlotte for a great stay.
Gini 2019 FB
We rented this house for my sister's hen party. We had twenty women varying in age. We have had so much fun, whilst being able to relax in the most beautiful surroundings. The Bride absolutely loved it, the guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves some even saying it’s the best hen party they have ever been too.
Charlotte’s help throughout ensures you have the best from your stay particularly your recommendations for Gemma and Matt at Aperyer Catering was superb and they did not disappoint.
The house itself is stunning, with plenty of rooms so you never feel on top of each other. Our only comment (coming from 20 women who were nitpicking) is that we wanted a slightly bigger hot tub which I have already mentioned to the owner. But this is in no way affected our stay and I would absolutely recommend this house to anybody.
Rosie Winter 19
We stayed at Norfolk house with three generations (to attend my daughter's wedding at Standedge Canal tunnel Museum, only 20 minutes away). Wonderful facilities the older children loved the hot tub and the park, just up the road, provided excellent entertainment as well. The spacious living rooms and bedrooms all with high ceilings were kept cosy and warm by the efficient heating system important for early February! Charlotte helpfully rearranged the beds so that different families could sleep together as appropriate
Rowena Feb 2019 FB
New Year at Norfolk House
We had a great stay at Norfolk House for New Year. The house as shown in photos is stunning and provides a perfect base to explore the local area. Every room is decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard. The house has everything you need and more to enjoy a weekend break away. The hot tub makes your stay even more luxurious. The house is big enough some guests can relax and unwind, while others celebrate in the large front room or the hot tub. The host (Charlotte) is very responsive and helpful. The location is ideal, near lots of local food and drink spots. We enjoyed visiting the local brewery magic rock during our stay.
Many thanks for having us
Tom Dec 2018 TA.
We stayed at the magnificent Norfolk House for my silver wedding celebration. It was the most perfect venue to get all the family together, eat, drink and be merry. We are hoping to return during the Easter holidays for a birthday treat and explore Yorkshire. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home.
We were blown away by this house, the pictures don't do it justice. It was spacious and luxurious throughout, with Charlotte taking into consideration every little detail. The attic room has a kitchenette so you don't have to go down three flights of stairs each time you want to make a drink, and there were mirrors for all 20 guests to do their make-up. Thanks again Charlotte x
Hi just like to say what a brilliant weekend we all had the mansion is gorgeous very spacious very clean good access well maintained Charlotte the host was lovely anything you need was no trouble my daughter had a fantastic time we are all planning to go back next year thanks Charlotte
November Karen 2018
50th Birthday fun! We had my husbands 50th birthday here with all the family and the children, it was even better than the photos. The hot tub was a wonderful way to unwind after a long walk at Marsden! We have a trip to the vineyard and Holmfirth. Thanks, Charlotte for all the help in making this a very special family weekend.
Charlotte is a lovely and helpful host, this house is perfect for a hen do - highly recommended!
Claire Oct FB
Norfolk House was the perfect place for my sister's birthday weekend - we were looking for somewhere to host 20 close friends and family, with plenty of space and character. This amazing house was so much more than we expected!! We had dinner and games Friday evening, held a dance class in the enormous white lounge on Saturday morning, relaxed in the gorgeous hot tub and then partied in the evening. Everyone was blown away by the decor and attention to detail, the owners have thought of absolutely everything you could need. Thank you for trusting us with your beautiful home Charlotte & Darren, we all want to come back! x
We had a wonderful weekend in Norfolk House, an absolutely stunning mansion with fabulously decorated rooms full of everything you need for a hen do. The hot tub and butlers in the buff were a great hit with all the hens and Charlotte offers many more activities to entertain your guests.
Charlotte is a helpful and lovely hostess, nothing was too much trouble and she did the best she could to ensure we had the best weekend.
Amazing house, decorated so beautifully!! Me and all the hens especially the bride have had the best weekend!! Charlotte thanks for all your help from the very start. Cocktail Masterclass was such great fun and the lads did an amazing job with us all. The hot tub was fab even though the weather wasn't on our side!! Will definitely be recommending to everyone. Thanks again!
Nic Aug 2018 FB
Can't recommend this beautiful house enough for a hen party - we booked Norfolk House for my big sister's hen and had an amazing weekend from start to finish.
Everything was organised to perfection by Charlotte and went so smoothly so we could relax and didn't have to worry about anything.
We particularly enjoyed the life drawing class which really got a giggle and also our delicious breakfast by Mike and Georgia which was just what we needed after our night out in Leeds.
Thank you, Charlotte for such a perfect weekend! The hen couldn't have been happier x
What a fabulous venue for a special occasion. The house is massive and has plenty of room, we were a party of 16!
I would recommend the butlers to add some extra fun to your plans! We also went to Eric’s for afternoon tea, it was delicious!
On Saturday, we had a night out in Leeds which is a short taxi journey away! I would definitely recommend this house for a weekend to remember
Had the best time for Dawn’s hen do at the end of June. Charlotte was so lovely and the house was just beautiful. Perfect for a hen do. Had cocktail making with the lovely Steve from York Bartenders and two naked butlers, in which we had a laugh with. Would totally recommend this place as it has everything you need. It is also really clean and tidy. Thanks so much, x
Norfolk House is a great venue for a large family gathering of people. The rooms are large and spacious with plenty of seating for both relaxing and eating. There are some beautiful bedrooms and people can be spread around the house so there is never a feeling that it is cramped or noisy. The location is ideal only a short walk into Huddersfield and straight off the M62. The host is excellent at communicating and everything ran smoothly from booking to arrival. Darren explained the house in detail on arrival including the hot tub etc There is a 10 pm curfew for being outside which was unfortunate during this very hot weather but understandable as the garden is small and there are other houses in the vicinity. The house is on 4 floors with the kitchen located in the basement along with one bedroom, lounge and dining room on the ground floor and two upper floors so plenty of stairs to climb, there is a fantastic view of Huddersfield from the roof terrace on the top floor. We had a fantastic weekend and visited Holmfirth Vineyard which I can also highly recommend.
Nat Summer 18
The perfect venue for a girls weekend last week, everything very well organised and nothing was a bother for the hosts, they will cater for all needs. House was amazing with a very relaxed vibe. I want to do it all again this weekend !!!!! Thanks for having us xxx
October 24 FB Kate
Amazing venue for my super-duper weekend....just perfect.Thanks so much to Charlotte and Darren for being the perfect hosts
AM Oct 2019
Amazing house and perfect for a hen do! We stayed this weekend for Hayley’s Hen and we absolutely loved it! With lots of beautiful rooms and great for group activities and karaoke. Can’t wait to have an excuse to come back again x
We stayed here for my mums birthday all ladies looking for a relaxing chilled weekend with all the family. We visited a local spa and the vineyard and the fab Erics in Lindley. We just loved Huddersfield. Thank you, Charlotte for making mums 60th so so special.
Sophie June 2018 FB
Where to begin... absolutely fabulous! A stunning house decorated to perfection. Stylish decor everywhere! Whether it be the Hendricks gin soap dispenser or vogue coffee table books- this house has it all. Just the perfect setting for the most amazing hen party. I couldn’t have asked for more. Pilates in the morning followed by a gorgeous three-course dinner by Mike and Georgia Parkinson
And a visit to the local vineyard. Thank you so much Charlotte and Darren for providing The Scarlet Hen for my hen do. It will never be forgotten! Lots of love The Hallam Hens
What can we say this house is superb. My husband wanted to celebrate his retirement with his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. We were so lucky to find this beautiful house in Yorkshire that was perfect for all the family. We loved the kitchen and main living room. We had some elderly and very young guests in the party and the house suited everyone. Thanks
Kate and Family 2019
Kerry June 2018 FB
Such a beautiful place to hold a hen weekend. Charlotte was amazing throughout the whole booking process and helped organise the caterers and extra activities we booked. There were decorations scattered in the white room ready for our arrival and a bottle of bubbly waiting for the bride to be. A chef provided a beautiful sharing meal for our party of 16 and Mike and Georgia provided the most amazing 3-course meal the next evening. We had a fab DJ and Karaoke and such a laugh with a Murder mystery alongside our 3-course meal. Could not recommend enough. Thank you, Charlotte for an amazing stay! X
Jayne June 2018
Myself and 16 ladies had an amazing hen weekend at Norfolk House, the house is stunning with beautiful bedding and fresh towels for all. We even have a bottle of fizz to welcome us, Charlotte was very helpful throughout the booking process and made me feel at ease with our conversations as organising all the hens seemed crazy at times. The garden and hot tub was a real treat but our favourite room was the white room, such a great party room with disco lights as well!! Would recommend this house without hesitation.
Charlie June 2018 FB
Just about recovering from a fabulous Hen weekend at Norfolk House! Where do I start? We couldn’t have found a more beautiful house to host my best friends ‘Huddersfield Hen Party’!The perfect setting for the Bride-to-Be and her 20 Hens, not too far into Huddersfield town centre for our meal & cocktail masterclass at Slug & Lettuce followed by a night out in Huddersfield.
The weather was perfect so we spent most of our time in the garden enjoying the hot tub, but every room had the wow factor and the ‘White Room’ was the best place for partying. Thank you so much to Charlotte for being a wonderful host who helped me out with organising and suggesting ideas for all the girls, I’d like to especially thank Mike & Georgia for a delicious breakfast served in the ‘Pink Room’. Everybody’s requirements were catered for and all the stress of feeding 20 girls on time was taken away from us including the washing up!
Also, I’d highly recommend The Live Escape Rooms- Huddersfield, just a short drive/walk to 2 locations from NH. Check them out on Facebook for more info
Overall a weekend we won’t forget and memories to last forever! Thanks again Charlotte, we hope to come back again!
Charlie, Rachel and all the Hens
Katie May 2018 FB
Back from an amazing weekend for my best friend Sarah's hen weekend. The house is in a perfect location- easy reach into town without feeling like it's in the centre, a beautiful park across the road (recommended by Charlotte) which we took blankets and Prosecco and sat having a lovely time. The house had so much room for the 16 hens that stayed and the hot tub outside is a bonus! We took part in the life drawing with Charlotte and 'chocolate surprise' which was brilliant and everyone loved it. We also hired the butlers in the buff and DJ for a party Saturday night all sorted by Charlotte- nothing is too much trouble. To top it off we had gorgeous bank holiday weather! Perfect weekend thank you!! Highly recommend xx
Laura May 2018 FB
I can't recommend this place highly enough. I went to my friend's hen last year and fell in love with the house, so when it came to planning my own hen there was no question about where I would go. The house itself is absolutely beautiful, the beds are all very comfy and the bedrooms are stunning. The outdoor area has the best hot tub I have ever been in. Every single one of my hens were blown away by the house. On arrival, we were greeted by Charlotte and given a grand tour of the house. She was lovely and told us all we needed to know for the weekend. We also got a bottle of Cava on arrival which I shared with some of my hens on the gorgeous roof terrace while we waited for the others to arrive. The house is close enough to the town centre to walk if you can bear to leave the house that is. There are plenty of shops, takeaways and restaurants nearby as well. We will definitely be returning in the future
Letisha May 2018
Just a day after leaving this beautiful mansion, I want to go back! We booked Norfolk House for my little sister's Hen Weekend and it was absolutely perfect.
This house is out of this world, Charlotte is an amazing host absolute everything is thought of and provided. We spent most of our time in the White room and Hot tub, although the rest of the house is just as beautiful. We had the weekend fully catered Aperyer provided the most delicious evening sharing meal on Friday. Matt & Gemma are amazing. Breakfasts and an Afternoon Tea was provided by Mike & Georgia out of this world. We also had spa treatments from Nefeteris, Karen was lovely and the treatments amazing. This venue blows you away, I will definitely be returning along with the rest of the Hens.
Lynsey May 2018
On arrival you’ll be blown away by how stunning the house and decor is. The dining room is just dreamy! The host, Charlotte is so lovely and welcoming and her ‘checking in’ service and notices are so informative that using the house and its facilities is a breeze... She’s literally thought of everything to make your stay as relaxed and easy as possible. The life drawing class was wonderful.. entertaining and cheeky. Even the reluctant artists were impressed with their efforts by the end. A 20-minute minibus ride into Leeds and a 10 walk to Sainsbury’s meant it was an IDEAL location. Couldn’t have asked for more. It was perfect x
Ashleigh April 2018 FB
I arranged for 16 of my friends to stay at Norfolk House for my best friends hen party. We had to a most amazing relaxed weekend. The house was incredible, very clean and my favourite addition was the hot tub. We had Aperyer Catering prepare a 3-course Mexican menu for us on Saturday evening, the service was great and the quality of food was great! We also had Yorkshire Bartender for a cocktail master class that was fun! Would definitely recommend
Rachel April 2018 FB
Just celebrated my friend's hen party at Norfolk House. What can I say, a superb venue? The house is incredible, it had everything that we needed.
The hot tub and spa treatments were a great shout to help us with our hangovers. We also did the cocktail making class which was really fun and got us in the party mood. Everyone had a lovely time. Thank you Charlotte x
April 2018 Heather FB
Had a great time at the house at the weekend! We visited the vineyard in Holmfirth on Saturday morning for a tour and tasting which everyone enjoyed and then headed back to the house for a time in the hot tub and spa treatments. The spa ladies were lovely and even let us add on a few extra people who decided they wanted a treatment after hearing the good reviews. Would definitely recommend and would love to come back!
April Danielle 2018 FB
Amazing home felt incredibly welcome. The catered dinner was delicious, a civilised start to a boozy evening. The cocktail masterclass was so much fun, a lot less rigid than I was imagining, Thomas and Dan were great!
Eve April 2018 FB
What a beautiful place to spend such a fantastic time. The cocktail making class was so much food and the Mexican food was a treat!!!! Would highly recommend Norfolk House to anybody!!!! Thank you so so much for hosting the BEST HEN EVER.
Feb Katie FB 2018
We’re just recovering from spending the weekend at Norfolk House. The house is decorated beautifully and everything has been thought of, including the handy instructions lefts around to help manage all the quirks of the house. There were 22 of us and there was so much space that it was easy for people to go missing! We particularly liked how well the music stations had been placed everywhere too. The loft room would be an amazing space for summer with great views.
There are plenty of shops close by too to replenish the alcohol fridge!
Charlotte has thought of everything to ensure we had the best weekend!
Norfolk House is a great place for a fun-filled weekend with friends.
Thank you for having us!
Vicki Feb 2018 FB
What a perfect house for a hen do! Plenty of space for any activity planned and it definitely has the ‘wow’ factor. Everything was made easy by Charlotte (the host). She was happy to take in our shopping and unpack it in the fridges for us, set up an extra table to create a ‘bubbly bar’ and look out for a parcel being sent from overseas. We really couldn’t have asked for a better host. We opted for the life drawing class and the 3-course meal on Saturday and we were not disappointed with either. Charlotte ran the life drawing and it was the perfect hen do activity- everyone enjoyed themselves (even those of us who didn’t count themselves as an artist) and we really did get a ‘chocolate surprise’! No one could fault the meal and not having to cook or clean away made for a seamless night of fun! We couldn’t recommend this venue enough, thanks for a wonderful stay.
Louise March 2018 FB
20 of us stayed at the house for my sister's hen weekend. We were all amazed at how beautiful the house is and it is also very comfortable. The white room is ideal for a party and the hot tub is lovely. Charlotte was very friendly and easy to deal with. Thanks for a lovely stay, Lisa's hen's xx
Feb 2018 Ruth FB
Just back from an amazing weekend in this beautiful house for my sister's hen do!
I couldn’t fault anything, it was so perfect and stress-free!
The whole experience was so special and unique. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for an incredible boutique hen weekend!
Would definitely book again.
Thank you so much, Charlotte for letting us stay
28 Jan 2018 Danielle C
We're just recovering from our amazing Hen weekend at Norfolk House! I was looking for a memorable venue for my sisters Hen weekend and I feel so lucky that we found Norfolk House. The is a home from home stay, everything you need has been thought of. The rooms are spectacular and there is so much room for socialising. We used the caterers for a special meal and they were phenomenal. The rest of the catering we did ourselves and it was a delight to use the kitchen so much space and everything we would possibly need. The hot tub was a big hit even in January.
Taking on such a large house, I was relieved on checking in that Darren said he would be on call for the weekend if we had any issues but everything was perfect and there was no need.
Charlotte was so helpful booking and helped answer so many questions which made our
Danielle and Hens Jan 18
We brought in 2018 in this wonderful house. 14 adults and 5 children ages ranging from 1-47! A perfect setting for a large gathering. House was amazing with lovely design and space - the pictures don’t do it justice! Charlotte and Darren were extremely accommodating from the moment we booked and throughout our stay. The house is located 10 mins from town if you want to get out and about. There are some great parks for the kids to burn off some energy as well as a great soft play place. We visited the nags head for some lunch which was a lovely pub close by. And we had New Year’s Day lunch at Eric’s restaurant. Would highly recommend both. We all had a wonderful 3 days at Norfolk house and would recommend this venue to all. Thank you so much for a super stay!
Anna and friends NYE 2017
Marie Dec 2017 FB
We had a truly fabulous time here last weekend! Twelve of my friends joined me celebrating my 40th birthday in this gorgeous house. Charlotte helped my sister to organise a surprise DJ for the Friday night which ended up with us laughing hysterically and dancing the night away! This was the perfect setting for a fun-filled weekend! Thank you charlotte, we created wonderful memories in your beautiful home! Xx
We hired the house for a hen weekend - and so glad that we did! The house was amazing and Charlotte the host was wonderful, nothing was too much trouble for her and was so helpful! Friday we went out to Revolutions bar which was less than 10 mins in a taxi and was a fab night out! Saturday we had the ultimate house party with our own chef DJ and karaoke machine all organised by Charlotte! Highly recommend this venue!
Karen Nov 17
Such a beautiful house! Perfect for my friend’s hen weekend. Charlotte the owner was great and made us feel very welcome
Danielle Nov 17
I booked Norfolk House last weekend for my sister's hen party and it did not disappoint. We had an incredible weekend from start to finish and my little sister absolutely loved the house. You can see from the pictures how beautiful Norfolk House is but it's even better in reality and is beautifully furnished. Not only is the house and facilities brilliant but Charlotte the owner could not have been better. She was there when we arrived to show us around and was super helpful answering all of my questions in the run-up to the hen. We hired the cocktail makers for the Friday evening which I would highly recommend. The quality of the drinks were amazing but the way they entertained the party and got them involved was even better. For the Saturday we booked the life drawing class which was hilarious and got us over our hangovers! We surprisingly learned lots about life drawing and ended up thinking we were pro's by the end! ;-) I can not recommend Norfolk House enough. It is the PERFECT place to spend a weekend with friends or family. The hot tun was the icing on the cake for us. Thanks so much for letting us into your beautiful home Charlotte xx
Jacs Nov 2017
We stayed at Norfolk House for a hen do (17 people) in October 2017. The house is absolutely perfect for a hen do with beautiful decor, plenty of space, a well-equipped kitchen, a clean hot tub and very comfortable beds with lovely linen. Charlotte was a fantastic host and was able to accommodate all of our questions prior to our stay. We arrived on Friday night and had a cosy night in (we ordered pizzas from a local takeaway). On Saturday we had a cooked breakfast and made DIY flower headbands in the beautiful dining room. We then went to Holmfirth Vineyard for wine tasting and afternoon tea. On Saturday night we had a buffet meal and enjoyed the karaoke machine which was provided by Charlotte. The song choices were excellent! The house is very well located and has endless character. Thank you so much for having us.
Jess Oct 17
13 of us arrived at the house on Friday afternoon and we totally blown away with how gorgeous the house is! The house is huge These little things really helped us over the weekend iPod docks for music Towels provided Hairdryers in every room Iron (needed this!) Toilet roll provided On Friday night we got taxis to Riccis tapas & 53 Degrees north which was lovely. It was around 20 mins by taxi in the house. Saturday we chilled- some of us walked to the pub up the road from the house and some ate in. (Hangovers!) On Saturday night we had catering and had the most amazing meal £45 per head. The chef was great and Katie the waitress was so helpful and they even cleaned up after themselves (it was like they were never there!) Everyone loved the food. We then paid for a DJ to play at the house and it really made the night- the atmosphere was amazing and he provided games and every song we requested. Our hen had an amazing time and it will be a weekend to remember always! We are already talking about coming back for our 40th Birthdays!! Charlotte and Darren are fabulous hosts and couldn’t be more helpful. Thanks to you for letting us stay in your wonderful house we have loved every minute 😍
Katie and girls Oct 17
Mikaela Oct 17 FB
The house is so beautiful there are truly no pictures that really capture how amazing it is. Charlotte really provided us with an exceptional service. My sister (the bride) was completely overwhelmed by the whole experience provided by Charlotte and the services she offered. The cocktail makers really went the extra mile as did the spa ladies. Everything was perfect and completely above all of our expectations. We really can't recommend this enough. Thank you for helping us give my sister such a memorable hen weekend!
This house truly is spectacular. All 19 people who walked around the house were so impressed by how wonderful it was! It's beautifully decorated and incredibly tidy. Each room is amazing. Saturday was great because some guests had a walk around Huddersfield whilst some of us stayed to use the jacuzzi. It's a really good location. Charlotte was perfect and answered any of my questions quickly and efficiently. Thank you, Charlotte!
Hannah Sept 17
Laura Sept 2017
We arranged a hen do here for my sister and it was a fantastic weekend! The house is huge and brilliant for having lots of fun. We opted for the posh Mexican buffet as one of our add ons and oh my word!! The best food we have had, it was delicious, plenty of food and the chef and waitress were so lovely!
I would recommend Norfolk House for a hen do as it caters for everyone!
This house is absolutely stunning and perfect for a weekend away with friends and family. Every room is beautifully decorated and there was more than enough space for our party of 19. Charlotte was very helpful in the run-up to the hen do and was available to answer any queries over email. We did a cocktail class on Friday evening which was great fun. The White Room was perfect as we were able to split into a couple of groups and take it in turns to make the cocktails and then sit around on the sofas to drink them. On Saturday evening we opted to have the 3-course dinner which allowed all the hens to relax throughout the day without the stress of organising food for the evening or having to do the washing up after. Overall we had a lovely time at the house and would definitely recommend it to others thinking of staying somewhere similar.
Siobhan Sept 17
Such a brilliant house to have a hen party for the weekend! The hot tub is lush and the range of rooms means there's so much space! Loved the white room to party in until the early hours. Charlotte couldn't be more helpful in the lead up to the hen. I would highly recommend this place!
Jane Sept 17
Louisa Sept 2017 FB
What a fabulous house in an amazing location. Such a luxury all in one setting, we loved everything about it and it's even better in real life! The huge park down the road was beautiful and we had a great team game of dodgeball! Also really loved the huge rooms and all the quirky features/decor. The hot tub was great fun too!
Charlotte was always there to answer my queries, help out wherever she could and was very flexible which made organising a big party that little less stressful. Thank you for the best weekend Norfolk House
I booked Norfolk House for my daughter’s hen party from 26th August 2017 – 28th August 2017 for 2 nights/3 days and this was the perfect place for our hen weekend. It was amazing from start to finish.
We arrived in Huddersfield and dropped the hens at a nearby pub, 5 mins walk away, and 4 of our party went to Norfolk House where we were warmly welcomed by the lovely owner of the property, Charlotte. We decorated the house with banners and balloons and awaited the arrival of our Bride to Be and the rest of the hens.
We had ordered an online shop to be delivered to the house earlier in the morning and the owner kindly waited in for the delivery and even put it away for us!
We had arranged to have afternoon tea ready for us for when we arrived and we were not disappointed, it was delicious. The tea room was decorated beautifully with fine china crockery and bunting.
On Saturday evening we had booked a Cocktail Masterclass, amazing cocktails, and a Butler in the Buff who was very entertaining and up for a laugh. The white room is the perfect party room for entertaining, loads of space for playing games, dancing, and also relaxing on the large white leather sofas.
The house is beautifully decorated from top to bottom with spacious bedrooms and loads of room for entertaining and relaxing. The lovely kitchen is spacious and has a separate utility room.
The garden area has a hot tub and seating area which was perfect in the lovely sunshine.
The owner, Charlotte, was great, she contacted me every step of the way leading up to our visit and even checked that everything was ok whilst we were there, very reassuring.
Thanks again Charlotte for letting us share your beautiful home, I’m sure we will be booking again.
Julie Aug 2017
Thank you for an absolutely brilliant weekend. As the chief bridesmaid, it was my responsibility to organise the hen party, and living in Australia made this even more difficult, however, you made the whole planning process so easy, I couldn't have done it without you.
All 19 of us arrived at Norfolk house it completely exceeded our expectations, the size and luxury of the house is beyond what any picture can portray. The house was amazing!
Afternoon tea was being set up ready for us to enjoy and our evening meals were prepared for us to heat in the night. The food was delicious, and the caterers were so lovely. The following day was their wedding anniversary and they came in and cooked us taste sensation. I had the scallops, the duck and the cheesecake and it was high-end restaurant quality. So tasty. The feedback from everyone on the food was top. Enjoyed by all.
We did the cocktail class which was a lot of fun, and the spa treatments the next day were perfect for dusting off some of the cobwebs from the night before. The ladies who carried out the spa treatments were so accommodating and very friendly, and the treatment rooms were gorgeous. Very relaxing.
All in all, it was a brilliant weekend and incredible value for money. I would recommend using this for anyone planning a party for a large group. Perfect! Thank you.
Emma June 2017
I couldn't have chosen a more apt setting for my hen party, Norfolk House had everything that we needed and more - on arrival, all the whole group swooned over every room!! The activities were so much fun! The nude life drawing is something I'm sure none of us will forget, the perfect balance of fun and serious!!
The evening 3-course meal was delicious, the dining room is the perfect setting and the chef/ team were fab 😊 We were waited on hand and foot = 21 very happy women!!. The city is just a short walk from the house, we took a stroll in the sunshine and found a beautiful beer garden. A quick trip to Tesco to refuel and back into the garden/ hot tub!! Ease of booking/ checking in and out was seamless - the communication received from you in terms of managing our booking from the get-go was really clear and helpful.
I'd highly recommend to other groups! And I'd definitely come back!!
Love Clover and fam xx. July 2017
Charlotte, I would like to start by saying your home is absolutely stunning. Every single thing was absolutely perfect for me and all 16 hens, proving a relaxing, homely yet party atmosphere for us all.
The rooms were comfortable, decorated to the highest of qualities and everything maintained. We had a fabulous time all weekend!
Your hospitality is second to none, your commutation prior to arrival was faultless and you couldn't have provided a better hen do for my best friend.
The activities we did were amazing, the caters provided great service as well as tasty food, setting up and clearing away everything. The pamper treatments were a high standard and the cocktail masterclass was fun, friendly and perfect addition to the day.
Overall, I couldn't have faulted a thing.
A***** for everything, I will defiantly recommend to all hens out there, and I myself will be back in the future!
All the best,
Paige Scarlett & all the Hens xxxx
"Charlotte was a brilliant host. She couldn't have been more helpful and responded quickly to any questions I had regardless of how ridiculous they were. She arranged dinner for us on Saturday night, dropping in while we were out to leave food heating in the oven ready for our return. She even brought in our Tesco delivery (sorry again for not being there on time!!). The house is HUUGE, the photos don't even do it justice. It just keeps on opening out into more and more rooms! The beds are really comfortable, the living room fitted fifteen of us comfortably, and the location is great being only 10 mins walk from the train station and town centre. Would highly recommend this house for a large group and Charlotte as a host. We went walking in Holmfirth and visited the fabulous Holmfirth Vineyard for a tour, tasting and lunch"
From William Aug 2016
"Charlotte has been excellent in the run-up to our stay at the house and throughout our stay - very accommodating and flexible as we had a few last-minute changes to numbers etc. Helping us organise and run an excellent hen activity with Chocolate Surprise! All of the hen party loved it! The house was amazing, looks exactly like the pictures and was an amazing setting for our hen weekend! The rooms were all amazing and great rooms for dinners, we had a pamper session, tea party, yoga session and all in different parts of the house which was great. I would highly recommend this property and Charlotte was fantastic !! Thank you so much!"
From Claire June 2016
"We stayed at the house for two nights with 17 girls (ages 26-60+) and had an amazing time (there was space for more people as well). The house is beautifully decorated and has loads of space. The rooms and the bathrooms are all really comfortable. It feels like you are in an exclusive boutique hotel. We had a chilled night on Friday whilst everyone arrived. On Saturday we went into Huddersfield for lunch, came back to the house and had a cocktail making class from a butler in the buff and then had dinner cooked by a local chef. We also had karaoke at the house in the evening and lots of games. The hen worked perfectly and we will definitely look at going back again"
From Kate Sept 2016
"Norfolk House is incredible. We had the privilege of occupying the whole house. The dining room and living room were ideal for our large party. And the bedrooms were all marvellously individual. My favourite was the master bedroom…the ensuite impressed us all! We could not have asked for better hosts. Charlotte was informative and offer so much assistance. Darren showed us around and was on call all weekend, not only for house stuff but advice on parking, taxi etc. They really went the extra mile for us. But during the weekend they let us be to enjoy their beautiful home. Little things I loved: speakers with phone jacks all over the house, little notes explaining things like hot water and fire exits etc, fridges and freezer were cleared, deliveries were taken by Charlotte the day before we arrived and put away, they responded instantly to texts about anything at any time and most of all, I felt they really cared about us getting the most out of our weekend and enjoying ourselves".
From Laura May 2016