For a relaxing getaway from City life try a couple of nights relaxing in a country pub offering B&B. Ranging from comfortable and simple lodging to more stylish, boutique hotels, each Inn has its own unique atmosphere and character. Most will have a wealth of history and many will be also be the centre of village life – so whatever you’re looking for you’ll find in Suffolk!
The Anchor at Walberswick
A village pub with a difference. Sophie, the chef and owner, is addicted to fresh, top quality, locally sourced food, combined with a thirst for excellence, so The Anchor has become a “must go to place on the Suffolk coast”. A number of beautiful Cedar Clad Chalets make staying at The Anchor a very comfortable experience – you can even hear the sea. For a (dog friendly) foodie break by the sea check out The Anchor at Walberswick.
The Angel Hotel, Halesworth
The Angel is a traditional Coaching Inn positioned at the top of the main Thoroughfare in Halesworth, offering views of the towns activities. The pub is a big hit with the locals and boasts and friendly atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a choice of seven individual, twin and double, first floor bedrooms, which are comfortably appointed and provide all modern conveniences. For great food, a great atmosphere and close proximity to Southwold & the Suffolk Coast, this Inn has it all – The Angel Hotel, Halesworth.
The Ship Inn, Dunwich
The Ship Inn is an award winning coastal pub offering 16 characterful rooms, some with marsh and sea views and all featuring traditional furniture, including good old-fashioned iron bedsteads with fully sprung mattresses, feather pillows and duvets. Children and dog friendly, with real ales, real food and a real fire. There is a large garden behind, and a wide stretch of shingle beach a couple of minutes walk away. The historic village of Dunwich has a fascinating history, and boasts beautiful walks along the coastline, heath and woods. And once you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy a seriously good meal full of locally produced delights at The Ship Inn, Dunwich.
The Westleton Crown
Situated near the coast between Southwold and Aldeburgh, The Crown is a luxury coaching Inn offering a wealth of character and charm. There are 34 stylish bedrooms to choose from and in the bar you’ll find a wide range of local ales and a sophisticated AA 2 rosette menu in the restaurant. Dog friendly and family rooms also available.
Kings Head Inn, Orford
Orford is an attractive small town on the River Alde, just south of Aldeburgh and Snape, well known for its exceptional food offerings which range from Pump St Bakery to Butley Oysterage, with several excellent restaurants in between. The Kings Head Inn offers hearty home cooked, locally sourced pub grub in a friendly & unpretentious bar-restaurant. No need to book (except for their roasts on Sundays), work up an appetite for their generous portions with a stroll around Orford, then head to the Kings Head for full restoration! There are several comfortable rooms above the pub so make a weekend of it at The Kings Head Inn, Orford.
Old Cannon Brewery, Bury St Edmunds
A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Cannon Brewery, Bar, Brasserie and Bed & Breakfast, located in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. The Brewery offer B&B guests comfort and style in a warm, friendly and relaxed environment. You’ll also be treated to a delicious Suffolk breakfast here and maybe get to sample some very local brew with your sausages! The Old Cannon Brewery
The Crown, Framlingham
The Crown sits in the middle of the market square in this delightful Suffolk town with its magnificent English Heritage Castle. The Crown has been taken over by new owners who’ve refurbished this Grade II listed former coaching Inn with stylish and contemporary decor. Here you’ll find beautiful local artwork, sumptuous fabrics and antique furniture combined with a warm and friendly welcome, local beers and great food – what more could you want? Find out more about The Crown Framlingham here and book your Escape now!
The Bell Hotel & Inn, Clare
The Bell is in the centre of Clare and was originally a 16th Century Coaching Inn that has retained many traditional features. However, the 16 bedrooms all offer modern facilities expected from a 4 star Hotel. There are several eating options here, including the formal ‘Tudor’ restaurant. Well located in the heart of this pretty town this attractive and friendly Inn is a great choice for a break in Suffolk. For full details and booking see The Bell Hotel.