Bell Hotel, Thetford
Open Today: 7:00am - 11:00pm

about our hotel

Nestled in the Norfolk town of Thetford, the Bell Hotel offers plenty of 16th century charm and is the ideal place to rest and recharge.


Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Bell Hotel:

  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Double Rooms

what makes us special

Hotel breakfast

Useful Information

  • Check in from2pm
  • Check out by11am
  • Breakfast served7am — 9am Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast served8am — 10am Saturday & Sunday
  • Evening meals served until9pm Monday — Saturday
  • Evening meals served until8:30pm on Sundays
  • Reception7am to 10pm
  • Thetford train station0.5 miles

A great base to explore Norfolk

You'll receive a warm welcome from the friendly staff when you arrive at the Bell Hotel. The traditional 16th century hotel is packed full of character and located right at the heart of the historic market town of Thetford. You'll be pleased to know the hotel retains many of its original features, as well as all the modern amenities you'll need for a comfortable stay.

When you're ready to call it a day at the Bell Hotel, you can head up to one of 45 cosy bedrooms, all full of character and vintage features. Some even have fabulous four-poster beds, while others feature original Tudor wall paintings. All promise a restful night's sleep after a long day's work, or when enjoying a well-earned break. You'll also enjoy tea and coffee-making facilities and free Wi-Fi whether you want to catch up with work or chat to family and friends. There's a car park on site if you're driving to the hotel, while Thetford train station is less than 1 mile away.

The Bell Hotel makes for the perfect base to explore the beautiful county of Norfolk. As some of the hotel's rooms are dog friendly, you and your four legged friend can head to Thetford Forest to enjoy a wonderful woodland walk - it's just 2 miles down the road. To book your pet friendly break, contact the hotel directly or call 0345 608 6040 to check availability and complete your booking.

There's plenty to see and do in Thetford during your break. As well as the beautifully serene Thetford Forest, other great attractions in the local area include Lynford Arboretum, Go Ape Thetford, the Dad's Army Museum, Charles Burrell Museum, Thetford Priory, Thetford Warren Lodge, and Thetford Church of Holy Sepulchre.


Round off your day with a delicious meal

Whether you've been immersing yourself with the history of Dad's Army, exploring Norfolk or out walking with your dog, you can head to the on-site bar and restaurant to take a load off after a long day. You'll find hearty, reasonably priced pub classics, real ales and fine wines. And after a great night's sleep you can wake to a Full English or a continental breakfast.

Book direct with us now and enjoy 20% off lunch and dinner at our hotel restaurant throughout your stay. T&Cs apply.

This is a dog friendly hotel - there is limited availability on our rooms for dogs and are offered on a first come, first served basis. All bookings with dogs must be pre-booked - please contact the hotel directly or call 0345 608 6040 to check availability

Please note we can only accept bookings for the same day until 9pm to ensure our teams have time to prepare for your arrival.


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