Local Information

The Bell Inn is situated in North Suffolk, the heart of East Anglia, just off the A143, approximately 7 miles south west of Diss and 14 miles North East of Bury St. Edmunds. 

From a historical and cultural point of view, there is plenty to see and do with the Abbey Ruins, Cathedral, Museums and Art Gallery in Bury St. Edmunds, The Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket, Wingfield Arts College, Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum and Knettishall Country Park all being within a 30-minute drive. Ipswich and Norwich, with their many attractions are only one hour away using the nearby A140. 

The popular Coastal Resorts of Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Felixstowe and the attractive picturesque Southwold, Aldeburgh and Dunwich can be easily driven within an hour to make a perfect day out. 

The village itself has a local Co-Op, fish and chip shop a Chinese take away, coffee/art shop along with another pub. 

Other Attractions include… 

  • Great Countryside 
  • Great Shopping 
  • Great Attractions 
  • Great Local Walks 


Free Parking

Children’s Play Area

Dog Friendly

Accommodation Available

  • star rating  Eaten here numerous times livi g just down the road, and only just thought of putting a review. Food is always great, but recently it has been the best it... read more

    avatar thumb Hungo_Mungo
    3rd January 2022

    star rating  My brother's 40th celebration. - I dont think I've ever been to a venue which was catering for more than about 6 people per table where someone hasn't winged about something being cold, too small,... read more

    avatar thumb Loves-food-2022
    27th December 2022

    star rating  Love this place. We were part of a large group booked on a Friday evening, and were made to feel extremely welcome. Food was great and the service was second... read more

    avatar thumb Grimwatt
    13th February 2022
  • star rating  Lovely Sunday Lunch - We were looking for a last minute Sunday lunch, tahnks to Tripadvisor we found the Bell Inn and thought we'd give it a go. We're local, but never been before,... read more

    avatar thumb Adventurer165483
    5th February 2023

    star rating  Excellent stay, comfy room and excellent food drink and hospitality - Wonderful friendly inn with rooms. The staff couldn’t do enough and managed to fit us in for Sunday lunch when we hadn’t booked and the place was packed. We had... read more

    avatar thumb 607ChrisS607
    19th October 2022

    star rating  Great evening meal with friends - I spent the evening with three old school friends. The room was comfortable and quiet. The service and food was excellent. We then went downstairs and enjoyed a 'nightcap' before... read more

    avatar thumb Max R
    5th December 2022
  • star rating  Great Food, splendid atmosphere, service was good. Friday night - live music lots of happy people enjoying this lovely local pub.
    Love the restaurant for a quiet meal for... read more

    avatar thumb thistleygreen
    18th December 2021

    star rating  We stayed 3 nights in a tidy room with a great power shower.
    Staff were friendly and the breakfasts were very good . Worth ordering the porridge(request for the... read more

    avatar thumb DBDB8
    28th February 2022

    star rating  Nice Rooms - We stayed here for a weekend early December.
    The rooms are clean and tidy, comfortable bed (could do with more than one chair in the room) decent shower, very dog... read more

    avatar thumb Ian H
    5th December 2022

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