The Bell Inn

“Charming rural inn with a friendly atmosphere” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

RICKINGHALL, SUFFOLK

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Our Inspector's view

A quaint, laid-back 17th-century inn situated in the quiet Norfolk village of Rickinghall, very close to the A143, with good links to Diss and Bury St Edmunds. Each of the eight bedrooms is individually themed and has a modern en suite bathroom and smart TV plus home-made shortbread to enjoy. There's a traditional cosy bar, formal dining area and an outdoor terrace area. Amenities include a children's playground, a games room with a pool table and darts, a function room and ample parking.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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4 Silver Star Award: Highly recommended
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Dinner Award
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1-Rosette restaurant
The Bell Inn
The Street, RICKINGHALL, NORFOLK, IP22 1BN
Phone : 01379 898445

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 8
  • Family bedrooms: 2
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • Children's play area
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
Food
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Suffolk

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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