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Sutton Bridge


County - Lincolnshire | Map
Tel code: 01406 | code search
Postcode: PE12 | code search
Population: 3800
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The village of Sutton Bridge is situated on the west bank on the River Nene, in south-eastern Lincolnshire. It also lies on the A17 and is very close to the borders of Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. In 1831 two lighthouses were built on the east and west bank of the river to commemorate the opening of the outfall cut of the River Nene. The East Bank lighthouse was once the home of Sir Peter Scott, the well-known artist and conservationist. There is a 10 mile coastal walk to Kings Lynn named after him. In the early 19th century the village consisted of just a few cottages and farmhouses. The area to the north and east was a vast, fast flowing expanse of marshland known as Cross Keys Wash. The River Nene (earlier known as the Wellstream) wound its way to the sea through this marshland. During the 19th century, three bridges were built spanning the marsh. In 1216, contemporary chroniclers recorded that the crown jewels of King John had been lost when his baggage train attempted to cross the Wellstream without a guide. Today crossing the river isn't a problem and, for those not in too much of a hurry, there are many fine pubs in the village where the traveller can rest a while.

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Rylton House (0.18 miles)

Rylton House
This family run bed and breakfast is set in an acre of tranquil gardens in a quiet location in the village of Sutton Bridge, yet it is only two minutes walk from the village centre ... More | visit website
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Bridge Hotel (0.30 miles)

Bridge Hotel

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The Bridge Hotel at Sutton Bridge has undergone a complete renovation and refurbishment and offers a fine range of accommodation at the gateway to three counties Lincolnshire, Norfolk and ... More

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Travelodge Kings Lynn Long Sutton (2.29 miles)

Travelodge Kings Lynn Long Sutton Hotel is set in a great location for discovering Kings Lynn and the surrounding area and is just minutes from the beautiful, historic market town of Long Sutton in Lincolnshire. ... More | visit website

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The Riverside (3.10 miles)

The Riverside

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In the pretty village of Sutton Bridge, Riverside is rich in traditional charm and offers a bar, free Wi-Fi, free parking and a warm welcome. The Riverside is in Sutton Bridge, a ... More

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Garnsgate Hall (3.67 miles)

Garnsgate Hall
There's always a warm welcome at our family friendly bed and breakfast near the historic market town of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. Situated down a quiet lane just off the A17 in a Grade II* listed ... More | visit website
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Rose And Crown Hotel (7.36 miles)

Rose And Crown Hotel

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For over 600 years, the Rose and Crown, the largest hotel in this ancient town, has welcomed royalty and commoners alike and played host to many grand events.

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White Lion Hotel (7.44 miles)

White Lion Hotel

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Priding itself on its friendly and professional approach to all guests, this Victorian hotel is situated right in the centre of Wisbech, a town with a rich Georgian heritage. This historic ... More


National Trust Cottages (7.45 miles)

National Trust Cottages

This first floor apartment is part of a converted coach house at the rear of Peckover House and Gardens. It has a light and spacious beamed open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area and a walk through double ... More

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Elloe Lodge (7.46 miles)

Elloe Lodge
The Elloe Lodge is a centrally heated , spacious Edwardian house in an old market town,combining a high standard of service and cleanliness with a tranquil, welcoming atmosphere at this family run guest house. Within ... More | visit website
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The Mansion House Hotel (7.51 miles)

The Mansion House Hotel

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At the Mansion house we offer a high standard of accommodation, food, service and varied selection of beverages. The hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of the small town ... More

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