The Bell, King Street, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2AZ
Room Reservations: 0845 6086040 Restaurant & Events: 01842 754455

The Bell, Thetford

A charming tavern, dating from the 15th century, The Bell is a characterful hotel retreat in the heart of Thetford.  Retaining many of its original features, the hotel offers a warm and welcoming ambience, with authentic attributes complemented by modern furnishings.  With 46 en suite bedrooms, the hotel is a charismatic setting for a lengthy break, providing the ultimate in lavish relaxation.

The Bell has separate bar, restaurant and lounge areas for you to choose your style of dining to suit your occasion and enjoy the delicious seasonal menu.

With the large restaurant and lounge area the Bell can accommodate all your needs for a truly traditional English wedding reception.

It also hosts meeting facilities, including free wi-fi for up to 100 people.


Food served 7am–10pm Mon-Fri, 8am–10pm Sat-Sun

Dogs are allowed in all standard hotel bedrooms and in the bar and lounge area

Last check in is 11pm



Double x 27

Family x 2

Single x 5

Superior x 5

Twin x 7


Dad’s Army Museum – 16 miles

The Ancient House Museum – 10.5 miles

The Charles Burrell Museum – 16 miles

Nunnery Lakes Nature Reserve – 16.7miles

Thetford Forest – 14 miles

Thetford Golf Club – 17.6 miles

Richmond Park Golf Club – 0.7 miles


Postcode; SATNAV IP24 3AB

The Bell hotel is on the corner of King and Bridge Streets.  Vehicle access is from Bridge Street only


Wedding Facilities Train Station Nearby Shopping Nearby Refurbished On-site Parking Good for walking Golf Course Nearby Free WiFi Dogs Welcome AA Rating

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Customer Testimonials

"The hotel location, ambience and friendliness of the staff were great"

"The food was great, bathroom was very good. There is nothing to fault it."

"Excellent value for money, great parking and friendly helpful staff. Good location."

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