Your retreat in the heart of rural Suffolk.

Whether your stay is business or pleasure we guarantee a warm welcome awaits you

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       Drinkstone Park Bed & Breakfast

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Fox & Hounds - Thurston (five minute drive)

Good home cooked pub food. Extremely popular locally, always buzzing.


Barton Rd | Thurston | IP31 3QT

Phone 01359 232228 for reservations

We have listed below local places to eat that we are happy to recommend to our guests.


There are many other places further afield which offer an excellent choice. Bury St Edmunds is only ten minutes drive and offers a full range of restaurants. We will be happy to assist you with your personal choice during your stay.

The Six Bells - Felsham (five minute drive)

Traditional Suffolk pub serving excellent home cooked food, warm friendly atmosphere. We recommend the steak and kidney pie, beefburger or fish and chips. The specials board is well worth a look. Servings are large and of good quality, the home cut chips just have to be tried.


Church Road |Felsham |Bury St Edmunds

Phone: 01449 736268  for reservations

The Swan Inn - Woolpit (five minute drive)

Set in the lovely village of the Green Children  An extensive menu of good food is available written up on blackboards in the bar.


The Street | Woolpit | Bury St Edmunds | Suffolk | IP30 9QN

Phone: 01359 240482 for reservations                                                                             


Gardeners Arms - Tostock (five minute drive)

Traditional Suffolk pub serving good home cooked food and an excellent range of beers. Food available seven days a week. We recommend steak and ale pie, Sunday roast as it should be. Steve and Jill wait to welcome you.


Church Road | Tostock | Bury St Edmunds | Suffolk | IP30 9PA                              

Phone: 01359 270460 for reservations

Gardeners Swan Fox and Hounds

The Old Counting House Indian Restaurant - Haughley (ten minute drive)

With specialist ingredients from rare spices avoiding artificial colouring and flavours, and allowing the original colours to be self-extracted from the ingredients itself. Highly recommended by our guests.


6-8 Old Street |Haughley |Stowmarket |IP14 3NR

Phone 01449 673617 for reservations


The Dog - Norton (five minutes drive)

A place to enjoy a friendly welcome and freshly prepared food in comfortable surroundings. With the all day opening hours, seasonal menu, daily specials and extensive wine list you can enjoy good food from local suppliers all day. Extensive Gluten free menu available.


Ixworth Road |Norton | Suffolk | IP31 3LP

Phone: 01359 230440 for reservations