The Bildeston Crown


Situated in Bildeston, Suffolk (3 miles from Hadleigh and 6 miles from Lavenham), The Bildeston Crown is in a beautiful part of the Eastern England countryside. Home to many original timber-framed English buildings, it is the ideal place to stay to not only enjoy the tranquility and country fresh air but also as a base to explore the rest of the region.

Travelling by Rail:

The closest train stations to Bildeston are Manningtree, Stowmarket, Ipswich and Colchester. All are on the main line from London Liverpool Street Station with regular trains throughout the day.

Travelling by car:

Bildeston is only about 10 minutes driving (on the A1141/B115) from Hadleigh. Hadleigh is about a 25 minute easy drive from both Colchester (on the A12) and Ipswich (on the A1071).

Travelling by private plane or helicopter:

The Bildeston Crown is just a few miles from the privately owned Elmsett airfield where guests can fly in and leave their plane overnight on grass parking.

We can arrange to meet you at the airfield and take you directly to The Bildeston Crown.

Make it a trip to remember.

For information about flying in to Elmsett airfield, please see the website

Just contact The Bildeston Crown on 01449 740510 with your landing time and we will arrange to collect you.

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The Bildeston Crown
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Suffolk IP7 7EB

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