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The Scole Inn
Ipswich Road, IP21 4DR Scole Show map
This 17th century coaching inn has retained many of its original features, including a hand carved staircase and hand painted sundial.
The bar boasts 2 magnificent fireplaces which are reputedly the largest in East Anglia. We stock cask conditioned ales and a wide selection of fine wines. Food is served in both the bar and restaurant. All bedrooms are en suite, many with feature fireplaces and luxurious four-poster beds.
Situated 2 miles from the historic market town of Diss, on the Norfolk and Suffolk border, The Scole Inn offers an ideal location for exploring both counties. Local attractions include Banham Zoo (8 miles), where 10,000 animals are found in 35 acres of parkland. Highlights include bird of prey displays and a safari road train.
Hotel Chain: Oxford Hotels & Inns
When would you like to stay?
- Non-smoking rooms
- Express check-in/check-out
- Luggage storage
- Non-smoking throughout
- Designated smoking area
- Golf course (within 3 km)
- Games room
- Meeting/banquet facilities
- Bridal suite
- Packed lunches
- Special diet menus (on request)
- Trouser press
WiFi is available in public areas and charges are applicable.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
These are general hotel policies for . As they may vary per room type; please also check the room conditions.
14:00 - 23:00 hours
07:00 - 11:00 hours
Children and extra beds
Free! All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
Free! All older children or adults stay free of charge for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
Each room has an en suite with bath and shower, tea/coffee making facilities and a TV.
Local attractions include:
Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens (4 miles) - Over 8,000 varieties on display. Take a ride through the glorious gardens on one of the 4 working railways. Special themed events include Dad's Army and Thomas the Tank Engine.
100th Bomb Group Museum (2 miles) - Wartime displays.
Slightly further is the Norfolk coast, Great Yarmouth (30 miles) and Lowestoft (35 miles), where you will find Pleasurewood Hills theme park, with a host of rides and attractions.
- Follow the A140 south and at the roundabout in Scole, take the 3rd exit onto Diss Road.
- Turn left and you will find the hotel on the left.
- Follow the M11 north for Cambridge.
- Exit onto the A11 and continue onto the A143 for Scole.
- Continue through the 1st roundabout and exit onto the A140 (Scole) at 2nd roundabout.
- Cross bridge and at next roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Diss Road and continue as above.
- There is free parking at the hotel.
The nearest Train station is located in Diss, which is the main London Liverpool Street to Norwich service. Taxis are readily available from the station as is the local bus service.
The nearest international airport is in the city of Norwich which is approximately 42 km/ 26 miles or London Stansted which is approximately 126 km/ 78 miles from the hotel.
The hotel serves food on Sundays from 12:00 to 15:00 only, with no evening service.