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The Westleton Crown

Suffolk Coastal District, United Kingdom
  • The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge stayed here for their first wedding anniversary
  • At 800 years old, it's one of England's oldest inns
  • The 2-AA-Rosette restaurant serves local produce & prepares homemade bread, pâtés & ice cream 

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97% (103 member ratings)

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The Street
Westleton, Suffolk, IP17 3AD
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This 12th-century coaching inn is in the village of Westleton within the Yox Valley, about three miles from Dunwich on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Inside it's relaxed, with cosy enclaves, where you can sit on the sofas while reading one of the hotel's books, or study the huge map on the wall to plan your next walk. Expect wood burners, beamed ceilings, exposed brickwork and rustic furniture.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stayed here on their first wedding anniversary and had a full English breakfast the next morning in the Garden Room conservatory, which has floor-to-ceiling windows and walls decorated with photographs of the north Suffolk coast.

Dining here can be as extravagant as you like -- choose a hearty dish from the à la carte menu in the 2-AA-Rosette restaurant or have a lighter meal in the traditional front bar. The kitchen uses produce from local butchers and fishermen, and the chefs bake fresh bread every day. There's also an ample wine list.

Each of the Best rooms have a roll-top bath big enough for two people, a heated bathroom mirror and towel rails, duck down duvets and free Wi-Fi.

Dogs are welcome and are given biscuits and a blanket when they arrive.

The 2.7-mile walk from The Westleton Crown to The Ship at Dunwich takes you through Westleton Heath National Nature Reserve. Minsmere -- owned by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds -- is an 8-minute drive away, and you can cycle along the nature trails through the woodlands or walk to see the coastal lagoons.

Southwold, nine miles away, has a bustling harbour, shops, a lighthouse and the Southwold Sailor's Reading Room, a small maritime museum. Aldeburgh, 20 minutes' drive from The Westleton Crown, is famed for being the home of composer Benjamin Britten. Visit The Red House where he lived and worked or walk along the Blue Flag shingle beach to see the pastel coloured houses on the promenade.

From the press:

  • "A charming Suffolk inn that's been welcoming guests for 800 years" -- Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay

  • "The Westleton Crown has the sort of rustic charm you only find in the countryside and a warm relaxed atmosphere" -- Wilderness Reserve

by Katie Jones
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  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Infant's cot/crib available on request in Best rooms, Family rooms and Suites only: free of charge, for children aged 3 and under.

    Extra bed available on request in Best rooms, Family rooms and Suites only: £15 per night for children aged 4 to 8, £25 per night for older children and adults. Charges include breakfast. 

    Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.


  • Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £7.50 per night on checkout.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

The Westleton Crown is a few minutes off the A12. The nearest train station is Darsham, which is three miles away and Ipswich train station is 33 miles. On-site parking is free.


  • The Street
  • Westleton, Suffolk, IP17 3AD
  • United Kingdom

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