King Street, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2AZ - United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01842754455
"The gateway to Norfolk."- Conveniently located at the centre of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and proud of our 600 years of traditional Coaching Inn hospitality.
Thetford was once a cathedral town, Religious establishments were numerous and of great importance in the town at the time The Bell began its life as a thriving inn in the 15th century, which makes the hotel's name particularly apt. The sense of history is enhanced at The Bell by the fact that the hotel retains much of its original character. The traditional feel is also preserved in the warm and welcoming ambience of the hotel along with the good simple English food in which the restaurant specialises. The bar also serves delicious meals, together with traditional ales.
The Bell Hotel is famous as the home of the cast & crew of the television series Dad's Army. Thetford features throughout the Dad's Army series providing backdrops to many of the programme's scenes. Guided tours of the Dad's Army Trail around Thetford can be arranged through Thetford's Tourist Information Centre & regular gatherings occur during the year for devotees with surviving cast members attending these occasions while staying at the Bell.
The Bell Hotel Thetford is recognised by various paranormal groups as one of the most haunted sites in England with regular gatherings occurring & paranormal investigations are often carried out.
For Companies and Corporate users the Bell Hotel has a choice of rooms catering for small to large meetings. We provide a variety of packages tailored to suit your needs and can offer some very competitive packages, which include food and accommodation.
At the Bell Hotel we are recognised for the high standard and reasonable cost of our specialist catering for Weddings, Anniversaries, Parties and Special Occasions. With several Function Rooms available we can offer the perfect place with lots of charm and character to celebrate your occasion. Ask about our Bridal Suites.
The 12th century Thetford Priory is within walking distance of the hotel. Thetford Forest is just 5 miles away, Oxburgh Hall and the nearby Water Gardens about 20. Also worth visiting is Bressingham with its Steam Museum and Garden.