Now that William and Kate, together with their young family, are firmly ensconced in their new North Norfolk home and the christening set to take place this Sunday, the area is celebrating with a host of Charlotte-themed tributes that are accessible to everyone living in, or visiting, the county. Visit North Norfolk was so impressed with everyone’s enthusiasm for the Royal princess, they’ve decided to create a trail based on all the activities which will appear on www.visitnorthnorfolk.com
Fakenham Racecourse held the inaugural “Welcome To Norfolk, Princess Charlotte” race. The race took place on their Ladies Day on 31st May. It was the fourth race of the day, which took place at 4pm and was a Novice’s Handicap Hurdle Race (class 5) with a total prize fund of £6000.
The Crown at Wells has created The Royal Princess Puree Menu featuring local produce and comprising Royal Chantenay Carrot Puree, Jersey Royal Potato & Holkham Venison Puree with Royal Gala Apple Puree.
Pensthorpe Natural Park is developing the “Charlotte Stroll-ER Trail” around their award-winning grounds. The route will be suitable for parents to push a pram or stroller around the grounds
2Posh2Pitch – North Norfolk luxury bell tent hire company now offers a Princess Charlotte tent, pitched ready and waiting for people to enjoy and complete with pink bunting, cushions and flowers plus the promise of a truly Royal service.
Banningham Crown has designed a princess colouring page on their menu for children eating at the pub and every little girl visiting will be given a Royal sceptre.
Gone Crabbing – Norfolk-based seaside clothing company have created a limited edition One’s Gone Crabbing baby t-shirt that can be ordered from their shop in Burnham Deepdale.
The White Horse at Brancaster, renowned for it’s amazing food, has developed the Charlotte Royale, a modern take on the kitsch dessert of the Sixties featuring Swiss Roll.
Wroxham Barns, Hoveton named one of their lambs Charlotte as it was born on the same day & time in May as the little princess. To help visitors spot her, the lamb has been given a very sparkly collar to set her apart. They’ve also added a Sundae Charlotte to their menu made with delicious strawberry ice cream, a strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries and a pretty pink wafer.
The Jolly Sailors, a pub in Brancaster, has launched the Pizza Royale with a topping of steak, red onion marmalade, Charlotte potato, mushrooms and a Sauce Diana.
The Wells Walsingham Light Railway have refurbished one of their carriages fit for a princess and named it Princess Charlotte.
Woods World Wide by Williams – Paul Williams has carved a cake stand honouring Princess Charlotte and her date of birth from North Norfolk wood grown close to the home of Princess Charlotte.
Commenting on the trail, Lucy Downing of Visit North Norfolk said:
“It feels very special to all of us living in North Norfolk that Princess Charlotte and her brother Prince George will be growing up here. Many businesses wanted to mark and celebrate Princess Charlotte’s arrival, and we are delighted to showcase these tributes in a trail for visitors to explore during their stay. It’s not every day you can welcome a Princess to your home county!”