The Bell Inn

Rickinghall, Diss, North Suffolk


If you've been seeking a quintessential country pub with rooms in North Suffolk, then look no further than The Bell Inn. Steeped in history and adorned with charming period features, our pub is the idyllic retreat for a getaway in the Suffolk countryside. Whether you're planning a short visit or an extended stay, you can anticipate a warm reception and a convivial ambiance that makes The Bell Inn renowned as one of the finest country pubs in North Suffolk.

Originally established as a 17th-century coaching inn, our building exudes historical allure and unmistakable character, making us a beloved destination in Rickinghall near Diss. We offer a total of 8 woodland-themed rooms on the first floor, with 3 situated above the bar in the original section of the building, boasting authentic features and charm. The remaining 5 rooms are of more recent construction and design. Each room is equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, bottled water, a hairdryer and luxurious Odyssey bathroom toiletries.

We take pride in our diverse menu, crafted with locally sourced ingredients. Our commitment to sustainability drives us to partner with local farmers and producers, ensuring that we showcase the best our countryside has to offer. Our menus are thoughtfully curated with seasonal produce, expertly prepared by our Head Chef Dom.

Whatever the occasion, we are dedicated to making every event extraordinary, going above and beyond to ensure seamless execution. Depending on your preferences, we offer venue options in our Bar, Restaurant, or newly refurbished first-floor Snug. Our Snug can accommodate up to 32 guests for a sit-down meal, perfect for intimate gatherings.

Whether you're catching up with loved ones or simply passing through, The Bell is the ultimate destination to unwind and enjoy. With a selection of local guest ales, craft lagers, a gin shelf and an open fire during the winter months, as well as board games and a communal book exchange, there's something for everyone to relish. Plus, our cosy corners and inviting atmosphere provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation.

Convenient on-site parking is available, along with an outdoor patio area featuring a children's playground and sandpit. As proud pet-friendly hosts, we welcome your furry companions to join you in our bar area and accommodation. Our new dog cleaning station ensures that muddy paws are no problem after countryside walks and we even offer treats to keep them entertained while you savour a well-deserved drink by the open fire. Located in the picturesque village of Rickinghall, we're just a minute's drive off the A143 between Bury St. Edmunds and Diss.

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Dogs welcome, £5 per dog per stay.

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Features & Amenities

  • Pets
  • Off Street Parking
  • Garden
  • Children Welcome
  • Wifi
  • Freeview TV
  • Golf Nearby
  • Coast Nearby
  • Real Ales Served
  • Independent

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Pricing :

    Room per night based on 2 people sharing from £109

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