The Old Ram Coaching Inn in Norfolk is a charming, listed Inn dating back to the 17th Century situated in the beautiful village of Tivetshall St. Mary.
This wonderful pub has 11 en-suite guest rooms, including spacious family rooms and a four-poster room. The restaurant serves good food (Head Chef and Manager, Matt Jackson has created an amazing menu using lots of lovely local produce), 7 days a week. Whether you’re visiting Norfolk for business or pleasure, their dedicated team are on hand to ensure you enjoy your visit to The Old Ram, leaving you to simply relax and unwind.
At The Old Ram they ensure a consistent stock of quality ale from Norfolk brewers including Woodforde's and Lacons as well as regional ales from the likes of Adnams of Southwold. Norfolk Terrier, an ale from Buffy's Brewery an independent micro-brewery in the village of Tivetshall St Mary is also very popular with guests.
The Old Ram offers plenty of free parking, is family and dog friendly, and has a spacious outdoor patio for warmer days. The pub is conveniently located just off the A140, surrounded by the beautiful Norfolk countryside. It is just a 30-minute drive from the vibrant City of Norwich. The historic market town of Diss is 14 minutes’ drive away and Ipswich is 40 minutes’ drive. Walkers will love the fact that the Inn is a major stop for those walking the historic Boudicca Way.
Tivetshall St. Mary and the local area has a strong historical heritage and it is believed that the village was once the site of a Roman Villa. It is one of the villages located on the ‘Boudicca Way’ a long distance footpath named after a legendary Iceni warrior queen, where walkers can enjoy 36 miles of beautiful scenery passing through picturesque villages and market towns between Diss and Norwich.
The Old Ram is a great base from which to explore the Waveney Valley, famous for its 6 acre Mere, surrounded by trees and large grass areas, and perfect for summer picnics. There are lots of things to do nearby, including fishing, golf, cycling and walking routes. Family attractions to visit include the world-renowned Bressingham Steam & Gardens with a comprehensive collection of steam engines and artefacts, or the popular family attraction Banham Zoo. (See the Things to do section for full details)
The Owners, Victoria and Grahame MacDonald pride themselves on the range of the quality of beer they serve at their other pubs, (these pubs have no bedrooms) The Cellar House in Eaton, Norwich and The White Lodge in Attleborough, Norfolk - both just 20 minutes' drive from The Old Ram Coaching Inn. The Cellar House is a bustling ‘Community Pub’ that offers great beers, regular events such as live music nights and quizzes, supports local clubs and teams, and happens to be a great place to eat. The recently renovated White Lodge, a thatched coaching inn that has delivered hospitality to weary travellers since the 15th century, offers a wide range of cask ales and high quality home-cooked food to locals and visitors.
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