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The Bull Hotel, Long Melford

Hall Street, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9JG
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The Bull Hotel Long Melford dates back to 1450 and is located in the picturesque historic Suffolk village of Long Melford within easy reach from Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds via the A134. Also within easy direct reach of Colchester, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Halstead, Braintree and Haverhill with Stansted Airport only 45 minutes away.

We have years of experience in arranging and delivering every type of event – whether it’s an interview, meeting, training course, gala dinner, special occasion or product launch, you can fully focus on what matters most: - your delegates and guests.

Our dedicated hospitality team believes in personal, efficient and friendly service. Whatever your needs, our Special Occasions, Meetings & Events Co-ordinator will ensure your Conference, Event or Special Occasion is seamlessly delivered from start to finish.

Events and Special Occasions

Whatever the occasion, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, engagement, wedding or just a simple family get-together – you can be sure of the warmest of welcomes and a truly memorable occasion at The Bull Hotel.

We have proven expertise in planning and delivering every event you can imagine. And we have a great team: passionate experienced people to deliver everything you require for your event. Our ethos is that we adapt to you – not you to us. We’ll guide you through every aspect of planning your event, leaving you to focus on what matters the most – making sure you and your guests experience a really enjoyable and memorable occasion!


Planning a conference, launching a new product or looking for a small interview room, AGM or a big Awards Presentations or Charity Fundraising Dinner, you'll find we are the perfect location. We will provide the facilities and attentive service needed to ensure that your meeting or conference runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish. To help make business even more of a pleasure, you can relax and enjoy delicious food and a choice of fine wines and traditional cask ales in our beautiful Grade 1 listed bar and restaurant. We also have an amazing ‘Purpose Built’ Conference Suite with built in ceiling projector, large whiteboard, flip charts, full air conditioning or heating, own private kitchen lobby area, private cloakroom facilities and a fully stocked fridge with chilled soft drinks and mineral waters.

Restaurant & Bar Menus

The heritage old oak beamed Bar and beautiful Banqueting Restaurant with large open fireplaces, serves a great variety of quality Bar Menus or bespoke Banqueting Menus and excellent Chef's Specials, complemented by an excellent choice of fine wines and traditional ales. There is a lovely courtyard area for outside eating in the summer months. Enjoy a delicious cream tea in one of the hotel's cosy beamed lounges.


We absolutely love weddings - there's nothing better than having your family and friends together all in one place to celebrate your special day and our hotel is perfectly suited to wedding and civil partnership celebrations. We are here to make your momentous day everything you ever dreamed it to be - whether you are looking to celebrate in style with a lavish party or a more intimate affair with just a few friends. At Old English Inns no detail is too small, no special request too much trouble. Also with our excellent food, and attentive service, all you need to do is relax and our exceptional hospitality team will delight your guests.


The Bull has 25 stylish guest bedrooms, all tastefully furnished in keeping with the heritage and fabric of this lovely old building. We also have a truly impressive antique 6ft Four Poster Bridal Suite and lounge area, and two other spacious suites. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, direct dial telephones, colour TV, ironing station, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Free Wifi.
The Stour Suite
Max Capacity 60
Rates from £150.00

We offer fully equipped conference room, separate from the main hotel, which provides a quiet working environment.  The room is set up with a projector screen and flip chart.  There is a private washroom for the users. 

Please call Polly Watkins on 01787 467671 to enquire about our Delegate packages, which start from £25 per person. 

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 24
Cabaret 36
Classroom 36
Dinner Dance 50
Reception 50
Theatre 60
U-Shape 21
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Kentwell Suite
Max Capacity 90

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 28
Cabaret 45
Classroom 45
Dinner Dance 60
Reception 60
Theatre 90
U-Shape 24
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Mylde Room
Max Capacity 60

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 25
Classroom 25
Dinner Dance 45
Reception 45
Theatre 60
U-Shape 18
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The Cordell
Max Capacity 150

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 120
Cabaret 72
Dinner Dance 120
Reception 150
Theatre 100
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The Martin Lounge
Max Capacity 40
Rates from £150.00

The Martin Lounge is licensed for small ceremonies.  It is a beautiful period lounge, heavily beamed and with a large feature fireplace.  There is a private bar.  This is a lovely room for Civil Ceremonies, Wakes or for private use when also hiring other rooms. 

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