“On a fine country estate, relax in contemporary and stylish rooms” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This charming country inn offers a range of beautifully presented bedrooms and sleek modern bathrooms. Enjoying a peaceful location in the heart of East Anglia, the inn is part of the Guinness family-owned Elveden Estate. The bar is full of character and the terrace is a popular dining venue on warmer days. The Elveden courtyard shops are nearby and the café is very popular. The inn holds an AA Dinner Award for the very special meals that have an emphasis on freshly-prepared, local ingredients.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Children welcome
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Open all year
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.
Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.
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