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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
Restaurant
Restaurant
Rural
Rural
WiFi
WiFi

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.

Snug Double

The cosy ‘Snug rooms' have a warm, homely feel with 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. These rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV, tea & coffee making facilities, free superfast Wi-Fi and Bramley bath and body products.
Accommodates

2 adults   1 pet  

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Good King

The 'Good rooms' offer extra space in which to unwind and relax and 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 heated towel rail. All of these rooms feature a flat screen TV, tea & coffee making facilities; free superfast Wi-Fi and Bramley bath and body products.
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2 adults   2 pets   1 infant

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Better King

With spacious light-filled rooms and stretching views across the village green, the 'Better rooms' boast luxury and comfort. All rooms are well furnished with large king sized beds or a double bed that can be twinned and Egyptian cotton sheets. Each room has a traditional bathroom with a shower over the bath, washbasin and heated towel rail. All rooms feature a flat screen TV, tea & coffee making facilities; free superfast Wi-Fi and Bramley bath and body products.
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2 adults   2 pets   1 infant

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Better Double / Twin

With spacious light-filled rooms and stretching views across the village green, the 'Better rooms' boast luxury and comfort. All rooms are well furnished with large king sized beds or a double bed that can be twinned and Egyptian cotton sheets. Each room has a traditional bathroom with a shower over the bath, washbasin and heated towel rail. All rooms feature a flat screen TV, tea & coffee making facilities; free superfast Wi-Fi and Bramley bath and body products.
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2 adults   2 pets   1 infant

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Best King

The 'Best room' is perfect for honeymooners, families and those looking for that something extra. Large and luxurious, the room is full of relaxed charm, exquisite fabrics and subtly furnished with attention to detail. The separate lounge has a large sofa and an antique coffee table, perfect to wind back and relax during your stay. This light and airy bedroom has a beautiful view of the village green and the bedroom has a huge king sized bed with a spacious en-suite featuring an antique bath and overhead shower, washbasin and heated towel rail. The suite is equipped with a flat-screen TV, tea & coffee making facilities, free superfast Wi-Fi and Bramley bath and body products.
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2 adults   2 pets   1 infant

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Best Family

The perfect room for you and your family, with two linked bedrooms (Sleeping 4) with traditional antique furniture. The master bedroom features a king sized bed, a flat screen TV, tea & coffee making facilities, free superfast Wi-Fi, while 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, plus Bramley bath and body products to use during your stay.
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2 adults   2 pets   1 infant

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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.

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