There is no GHG selected hotel within this 10 mile radius, these hotels are nearby
A superb base for exploring the surrounding Norfolk Broads, this country-house hotel in a ‘beautiful Georgian building’ has a private lake and gardens on the River Bure.
At this Grade I listed Georgian House of Assemblies, where glamorous event spaces drip with chandeliers, you’ll find a restaurant, cookery school, and 15 spacious bedrooms, styled with pizzazz and a sense of fun, several with their own garden or lounge.
Agatha Christie memorabilia, murder-mystery weekends and Art Deco touches set the tone at this creeper-clad hotel, former home of doctor friends of Christie, in a bustling market town.
On the market square, this 18th-century inn with onsite brewery has jazzy bedrooms in dolly-mixture colours, Adnams beers in the Tap Room, pub classics and contemporary seasonal fare in the Still Room.
‘A fun take on a gallery crossed with an old boozer, and a good-value one at that’, this former steward’s house in a 1,000-acre deer park is an ‘anything-but-traditional’ pub-with-rooms, say inspectors.
Tucked away down a country lane, Tim and Janie Elwes’s inn is in ‘a beautifully rural setting’ yet close to the North Norfolk coast.
In the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB, this dog-friendly former coaching inn has rustic-chic and contemporary bedrooms, cosy spaces, modern dishes served by smiling young staff in a light-filled dining room and alfresco.
Highly idiosyncratic and seriously fun, Hannah Springham and Andrew Jones’s hotel features bedrooms themed on the Georgian Grand Tour and Victorian global gallivanting.
Amid a sprawling estate of woods and parkland, this country house hotel is a relaxed, unstuffy retreat with classically styled bedrooms and a restaurant serving estate-grown produce on a daily changing menu.
‘Our favourite hotel in the whole wide world,’ writes a devotee of this seafront grande dame, run by the same family for 104 years.
Moments from the beach, with ‘sea views to the rear’, a 19th-century commercial hotel lives anew as a restaurant, with rooms above.
Just the place for watching a Friday-evening cricket match, this welcoming inn dating back to the 17th-century faces the village green.
'One of the quirkiest, most characterful B&Bs', this five-storey, 19th-century tower mill is set ‘in an idyllic spot’, amid reed beds on the former quayside of the River Glaven.
You don’t have to blow a fortune to stay at this ‘relaxed yet refined’ hotel in some converted barns, the former home of Langham Glass, and featuring many charming nods to its heritage.
Readers again lavish praise on this quayside hotel – ‘one of the best run and best maintained in Britain' – in a ‘stunning setting looking over salt marsh’.
Birdwatchers and bon vivants beat a path to Tracy and Galton Blackiston’s Michelin-starred restaurant-with-rooms in a flint farmhouse with Blakeney nature reserve on the doorstep.
Deep in Suffolk fruit-farming country, this retreat hotel centres on the Great Barn, with rooms in barns and shepherds’ huts, where eco-chic combines with modern comforts.
There is ‘an air of a chic curiosity shop’ about this singular hotel with café/deli, centred on a Palladian-style villa, up a narrow lane, where resident cats sun themselves on the front lawn. As the Guide went to press, Stratton’s announced it was being sold.
On a Georgian square overlooking a green, this former coaching inn and popular local drop-in offers an interesting choice of bedrooms, dog-friendly dining, an enthusiastic host, and a short menu of appetising modern dishes.
Just outside Ipswich, a country house hotel with a relaxed atmosphere. Modern, spacious bedrooms have large beds, luxury toiletries, and a minibar stocked with complimentary soft drinks and biscuits. The informal restaurant is open all day for brasserie dishes such as Ingley Dell pork fillet, roasted breast of Sutton Hoo chicken and chargrilled steaks. Overlooking sweeping lawns, a covered terrace is ideal for outdoor dining or afternoon tea.
Last updated: September 23, 2023