Bull Hotel


Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
Exclusive Use
180 capacity

The feel

Situated in the idyllic picturesque village of Long Melford, the Bull Hotel dating back to 1450 is a magnificent and iconic heritage Grade 1 listed wedding venue. Today, wooden rafters, carvings, exposed oak beams and large open fireplaces proudly reflect the hotel’s historic charm. Visitors from all over the world come to stay at the Bull to enjoy its outstanding hospitality.

Long Melford is renowned as one of Suffolk’s most beautiful villages which is aptly named after its extremely long high street, lined all along with attractive historic timber framed buildings and Tudor cottages. The large village Green close by features the impressive 15th Century Holy Trinity Church, famous for its exquisite stone, wood carvings and priceless stained glass window. The River Stour is only a stone’s throw away from the Hotel and these all combine to offer numerous stunning photographic opportunities. It is easily accessible from Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Colchester, Ipswich, Braintree and Stansted Airport which are all within easy driving distance.


We offer a range of inclusive Wedding Packages which are all easily adaptable to suit your needs and all within a realistic and affordable budget for any size of wedding party, from 20 guests to 120 guests. Our highly experienced, dedicated and caring team provide outstanding attention to detail for your momentous special occasion, which places the Bull as one of the premier Wedding Venues in the area.

There are a choice of three fully licensed suites to choose from for all types of Civil and Civil Partnership Ceremonies which can offer:

· The charming Mylde Suite for ceremonies from 20 to 60 guests seated

· The historic Martin Lounge Suite for up to 80 guests seated

· The Kentwell Suite for up to 90 guests seated – BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED!


The Bull is renowned for its excellent cuisine and Chef’s specialities. The Cordell and Kentwell Restaurants serve delicious dishes, complimented by an excellent selection of fine wines. For relaxation you can sit in one of the comfortably furnished ‘Exclusive Use’ private lounges beside one of the Hotel’s huge Elizabethan Fireplaces.


Our luxury Bridal Suite includes an impressive dressed Four Poster bed and a lounge area, surrounded by the original oak beams which make up the fabric of this beautiful old building, with an adjoining ensuite bathroom and absolutely ideal for your special occasion.

The 24 guest bedrooms are also all en-suite, well appointed, and very tastefully furnished in keeping with the style of the hotel. All have colour televisions, mini stereos, direct dial phones, ironing boards, irons, hairdryers and tea and coffee making facilities.

We also have large Feature & Family Rooms available for guests with young children.


There is ample parking available right across the main frontage of the Bull Hotel and also at the back of the hotel and throughout Long Melford village High Street.


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Bull Hotel
Hall Street
Long Melford
CO10 9JG

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01787 378494

Bull Hotel