Old Red Lion
Old Red Lion, Old Red Lion, Bailey Street, Castle Acre, Norfolk, PE32 2AG
Visitors to Castle Acre are entranced by the special atmosphere of this medieval walled town which lies within the outer bailey of an 11th century castle. Castle Acre is on the Peddars Way, an ancient track now a long distance path. The Old Red Lion, a former pub, is centrally situated and carries on the tradition of serving travellers who seek refreshment and repose. Guests can stay in private rooms or dormitories. Bedding and linen are provided free of charge. There is a ground floor wet room with double bed. Use of a small, fully equipped kitchen exclusively for guests. Self-service breakfast (at any time),includes organic wholefoods, fresh fruits, seeds etc. Guests are invited to make a packed lunch from breakfast provision. Quiet areas include The Snug, a small sitting room with wood-burner, books and small TV. There are two large areas suitable for yoga: The Cellar and The Garden Room with adjacent toilet. Also ideal for group use: celebrations, classes, courses, workshops and retreats. Sole occupancy negotiable. Off-road parking spaces. No curfew. Dogs by arrangement. Local shop (Mon-Sat 6am-8pm, Sun 8am-6pm), fish & chip shop and pub. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, used as a yoga retreat and there are regular yoga classes.This accommodation is featured on our map of Norfolk, Suffolk and the East of England and here is its own website.
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22: 1×8, 1×6, 1x double, 2x double en suite, 2x twin
All year. All day. Arrival times by arrangement.
Double ensuite £70. Wet room (ground floor) £70/Sgle occ.£55. Double £65/Sgle occ £45. Twin £55/Sgle occ £40. Discounts for 2+ nights. Dorms £22.50. B/fast, bedding, towel included.
Useful but not essential
GR 818151. Castle Acre is 3.5 miles north of Swaffham (A47) on the A1065. The hostel is on left, 75yds down from Bailey Gate in village centre.
Trains at King's Lynn & Downham Market . Peterborough to Lowestoft X1 bus by Excell stops at Swaffham. Daily National Express coach between London Victoria & Swaffham. Norfolk Bus 0500 626116.