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County - Suffolk | Map
Tel code: 01502 | code search
Postcode: NR34 | code search
Population: 10000
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Waveney House Hotel
"Good Points: Location was superb. Overall quality of hotel was very good. Staff were very professional. Bad Points: Thin walls to room meant disturbed sleep. General review: The Hotel was very nice ..." More

Kings Head Hotel
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Beulah Hall Caravan Park
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Population 10,000. Situated on the peaceful River Waveney, this fine market town was once a flourishing seaport. The town is one of the major centres for holiday boating in the Southern part of the Broads.
The town of Beccles is situated in the heart of the Waveney Valley. The town has many 18th Century buildings, but the parish church of St Michael’s with its imposing detached bell tower predates this period. The tower dates from the early 16th Century and serves as a landmark for miles around. One of Beccles’ other most notable buildings is Roos Hall, a very distinguished manor house, which is said to be one of the most haunted houses in England. Though no longer a port, Beccles has remained an important sailing town. The Quay at Beccles is a busy mooring area for leisure boats and yachts.
Modern Beccles is a popular base for touring the local broadland countryside and for walking, cycling and boating. The earliest history of Beccles goes back to before Doomsday. The Abby and Convent of St Edmund held the town until 1540 when Henry VIII granted the area to William Rede for £120.
From independent craft shops to national retailers, Beccles offers a shopping experience to suit everyone. Coupled with excellent cafes, restaurants and public houses Beccles is the perfect location to unwind and relax.

Accountant

A C Euinton & Co
Accounting Taxation & Business Services
Active Mortgage Solutions
Newman & Co

Afloat

Aston Boats

Attraction

Beccles and District Museum
Cider Place
Liana (Boat Trip)

Camping

Beulah Hall Caravan Park

Classes

Dance - June Glennie School Of Dance
Yoga - YellowBean Yoga

Cottage

Brambles
Hawthorne at Fairfield Farm
Low Farm Barn
Orchard Cottage
Riverside Cottage
Town Cottage

Dentist

Station Road Dental Surgery
The Dental Surgery

Doctor

Beccles Medical Centre

Dr Drane & Partners

Estate Agent

Aldreds
Black Horse Agencies - Charles Hawkins
Durrants
Hood D & A
Howards

Farmers Market

Beccles Farmers Market

Golf Club

Beccles

Inn

Kings Head Hotel

Market

Beccles Country Market
Beccles Farmers Market
Beccles Friday Market

Performing Arts

Beccles Choral Society

Pub and Bar

Butchers Arms
Cherrytree
Horseshoes
Ingate
Star
Swan House
Three Horseshoes

Wherry Inn
White Horse

Restaurant

Cherrytree
Swan House
Wherry Inn

School

The Old School Henstead

Taxi

Atoms Taxis
Knights Mark & Son Ltd
P & S Private Hire

Vet

Wangford Veterinary Clinic

Sports Clubs

Beccles Town (Amateur Football)
Beccles Town CC (Cricket)

Shops

Fresh & Silk Flowers
Boots
Baileys Delicatessen
Computer Island
Barnby Nursery Centre
Cracks Petfood
Barleycorn Wholefoods
Barleycorn Wholefoods

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Waveney Valley Foods
Dorothy Perkins
Andrew Florides Photography
P G Sergeant
Tower House for Kids
Speedys
Clarkes Lane Orchard
Hungate Health Store
Superdrug
The Upstairs Gallery
Which Craft
Edinburgh Wollen Mill
Maisebrooke Farm

Activities

Cloudscape Microlights(Aviation Sports)
Hothersall Aviation(Aviation Sports)
Big Dog Ferry(Boat Trips and Cruises)

Places to Stay near Beccles

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Kings Head Hotel (0.32 miles)

Kings Head Hotel
The Kings Head Hotel in Beccles is a 17th century coaching hotel which has just been fully refurbished and is situated in the centre of this lovely market town of Beccles in Suffolk. All 20 ... More | visit website
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The Swan House (0.33 miles)

The Swan House
Ideally situated in the bustling, traditional market town of Beccles , the Swan House offers beautiful and idiosyncratic bed and breakfast accommodation. Our distinctive rooms provide the perfect, cozy base from which to explore the ... More | visit website
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Waveney House Hotel (0.43 miles)

Waveney House Hotel

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The Waveney House Hotel is situated in the beautiful Waveney Valley. Since at least 1540, guests to the house have enjoyed its unique hospitality.

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Nutberry at Cherrywood Cottages (2.51 miles)

Nutberry at Cherrywood Cottages

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Tucked away down a country lane leading to the River Waveney, these two traditional 19th century farm building conversions are ideal for a peaceful and relaxing break ... More

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Waveney River Centre (4.27 miles)

Waveney River Centre

Waveney River Centre is the Broads' multi-award winning Holiday Park & Marina, set in the beautiful surroundings of South Norfolk's Waveney Valley, with stunning south and west facing views across marshes and river.

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Buckland House (4.84 miles)

Buckland House
Buckland House is an extended 18th Century cottage set in a 1/3 acre of gardens and orchard. Once a methodist meeting room, it now offers comfortable bed an breakfast accommodation. Surrounded by open fields and ... More | visit website
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Kings Head Inn (5.48 miles)

Kings Head Inn
A family inn at the heart of the historic market town of Bungay on the Suffolk/Norfolk border.The new owners who took over the Kings Head in November 2010 guarantee a warm welcome. You may even ... More | visit website
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Ivy House Country Hotel (5.65 miles)

Ivy House Country Hotel

Tucked away down a leafy driveway nestling beside Oulton Broad. Ivy House Country Hotel is a mixture of sympathetic conversion of farm buildings and new buildings in the vernacular. Attention to detail is evident at ... More | visit website

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Tindall Barn (6.07 miles)

Tindall Barn

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Standing privately, surrounded by meadowland, this uniquely situated exquisite conversion of old farm buildings features limestone floors, beamed ceilings and exposed brickwork. Tindall Barn is beautifully furnished ... More

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Wherry Hotel (6.31 miles)

Wherry Hotel

Situated on the shores of Oulton Broad, offering exceptional views over the Broad. Ideal for touring around the beautiful area or just for relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking views. There are two bars at this ... More | visit website

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