Xmas & NY 2020 Availability
Full refund for CV-19 cancellations
10,000+ Canine Traveller Reviews
  • FREE 24/7 Vet Line
    FREE 24/7 Vet Line
  • We're Barking Britain
    We're Barking Britain
  • Two dogs welcome
    Two dogs welcome
From £120.00 per night
Confirm Availability
From £120 per night

2, 4 & 6 Night Barking Britain Packages!

01 Nov 2020 — 01 Apr 2021

Our unique PetsPyjamas Barking Britain packages are designed to make sure you have the most wonderful time and that you have complete peace of mind on the safety front. With a special focus on including extras from the local area, not only do you get a fabulous holiday but also help support local businesses.

Your exclusive 100% dog-friendly break at the wonderful Black Lion includes some very special perks and added value, only available when you book through PetsPyjamas.

All included in the package:

  • A 2, 4 or 6-night stay in a dog-friendly Snug Room
  • Breakfast each morning
  • A evening meal on each night, with dine with your dog available and with a table of your own at a two-meter distance from others (£50 per night meal allowance)
  • Complimentary drink per guest
  • Local gift on arrival
  • Early and late Check-in/Check-out to avoid the busiest times (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary room service (subject to availability)
  • FREE Access to our 24/7 emergency vet line during your trip worth £20
  • DOGS STAY FREE when you book with PetsPyjamas.

For your peace of mind...

All of our property partners are 100% committed to making sure that you are safe in every way, at all times, and they will go the extra mile to make sure that you feel happy and relaxed, safe and secure.


Subject to availability and exclusions. T&Cs apply. PetsPyjamas Best Price Guaranteed.

From £275 for 2-night stay, for 2 adults and 1 dog

From £550 for 4-night stay, for 2 adults and 1 dog

From £800 for 6-night stay, for 2 adults and 1 dog

* Upgrade to a Luxury Room £20 per night

Children: 1-3 years old is free, 4-12 years old is charged £10 per night, 13+ years old is charged £15 per night. Overall food allocations stay the same, but breakfast will be provided for the children each morning.   

Offer Excludes: 23rd - 30th November, 1st -2nd December, 23rd -30th December, 12th-14th February, 13th-14th March

From £275
2 adults & 1 dog
Find Out More

About this property

The Black Lion is a 15th Century dog-friendly coaching inn and gastropub with stylish individually decorated rooms, in the delightful village of Long Melford in Suffolk. With a fabulous dog-friendly ethos and delicious food and ales, the Inn offers a warm welcome to four legged friends as well as their owners. The Inn is the heart of the picturesque village next to the village church with lots of doggie walks from the doorstep and the National Trust’s Long Melford Hall across the road. Kentwell, Lavenham, and Newmarket racecourse are also nearby. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with your pet at the Inn for seven days a week.

Dine with Your Dog

You can dine with your dog in the bar, on the terrace, and also in the conservatory. The menu changes seasonally and includes pub classics such as burgers, fish and chips as well as local Suffolk lamb.

Bow wow factor

The super dog-friendly atmosphere and great walks from the door and a doggie welcome package including dog treats, wax-based paw oil, and a cosy blanket.

Need to know

Cot Available
Cot Available
Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Family Rooms
Family Rooms
Garden Or Patio
Garden Or Patio
Pub Within 1 Mile
Pub Within 1 Mile

Bedrooms & Suites

There are nine dog-friendly bedrooms. All bedrooms feature flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, super-fast wi fi and Bramley products. Dogs are provided with a cosy blanket, wax-based paw oil and treats.

Sung Room

Cosy Snug rooms have a warm, homely feel. These rooms have a large double bed, Egyptian cotton sheets, and wool throws. The bathrooms feature a traditional bath with an over-head shower, washstand, and heated towel rail.

2 adults   2 pets  

Luxury Room

The Luxury rooms offer extra space in which to unwind and relax. All rooms are well furnished with large king-sized beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. Each room has a traditional bathroom with a shower over the bath, washbasin, and a heated towel rail.

2 adults   2 pets  

Family Room

This is the perfect room for your family and your four-legged friends. This suite features two linked bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king-sized bed and the ‘kids’ room is fitted with bunk beds. A large en-suite bathroom features a modern bath with an overhead shower, basin, and heated towel rail. Both rooms feature traditional, antique furniture, and luxurious beds.

4 adults   2 pets  

Dog-Friendly Nearby

There are some wonderful walks from the doorstep which will take you through open fields, rolling hills, pretty villages, and gorgeous vistas. Walk around the lovely village of Long Melford which includes antique shops and dog-friendly cafes including the Long Melford tea room. A lovely doggie walk is a 20-minute walk from the village to the Melford Country Park. Here you will find ponds, woodlands and riverside walks and meadows.  Also, visit The National Trust Melford Hall with gorgeous walking trails through the ancient park which was the family home of the Hyde Parker family. Your walks around Long Melford Will take you through open fields and rolling hills, pretty villages, and gorgeous vistas. You could also try the Gainsborough trail which includes a delightful meadow walk, a 3.5 miles walk along ancient water meadows.
Recently Viewed