The Bull Hotel Long Melford is located in the historic Suffolk village of Long Melford within easy reach from Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds via the A134 . The Bull Hotel is a fine timbered house, situated near the village green, was built for a wealthy wool merchant in 1450 and by 1580 it had become The Bull Hotel. The hotel's history is evident everywhere, from the massive moulded oak beams dominating reception to the wooden rafters, carvings, open fireplaces and period furniture throughout. Long Melford was a busy village in Tudor times, and still is, attracting visitors and holiday makers from all over the UK. Long Melford, which has the longest high street in East Anglia. Its original timber work, both outside and inside is unusually well preserved. You are aware of the Bull Hotel's ancient history as soon as you walk into the entrance hall. Its massive moulded oak beams dominate the reception area and the original part of the building. During the coaching era the Bull Hotel was the principal Posting House of the town and a stopping place of the London, Bury St Edmunds, and Norwich coaches.
Leave the M11 at J8, take the A120 to Braintree and follow the A131 to Halstead. Head towards Sudbury – Long Melford is signposted from here.
The Bull has 25 comfortable bedrooms and two suites. All rooms have direct dial telephones, colour TV, ironing station, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Free Wifi.
The hotel also offers extensive conference and banqueting facilities for up to 120 people and is licensed for civil ceremonies.
The old oak beamed bar with large open fire, serves a great variety of tasty snacks, main meals and Chef's Daily Specials, complemented by an excellent choice of traditional ales. There is a small courtyard for outside eating in the summer months. Enjoy a delicious cream tea in one of the hotel's cosy beamed lounges.
The hotel is renowned for its excellent cuisine and chef's specialities. The oak beamed Cordell and Kentwell restaurants serve many delicious dishes to suit every taste, complemented by an excellent selection of fine wines. After dinner you can sit in a comfy armchair, beside one of the hotel's huge Elizabethan fireplaces in the beautiful beamed lounge and enjoy some speciality coffees.