The Scole Inn

Ipswich Road, Scole, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4DR
Tel: 01379 740481 Fax: 01379 740762

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About Us

Visitors to the Scole Inn will be sharing in the company of both Kings and thieves, as this 17th Century coaching inn has provided lodgings for King Charles II and the highwayman John Belcher.


With fantastic fireplaces and a the staircase that was hand-carved in the 1600s, the Scole Inn offers guests a choice of 23 en-suite rooms, some with four poster beds and 12 of which have working open fireplaces.


The inn is a popular location for leisure breaks, thanks to its character, charm and convenient location near the historic town of Diss, making it a perfect base for exploring the local area.


During your stay, our colleagues will be attentive to any requests you may have, allowing you to simply relax, unwind and enjoy your stay.


If you wish to book online, please click on Book Now or if you prefer to speak to one of our dedicated central reservations’ agents please call us on 08444 146 600.

Hotel features
Rooms23 Rooms
Car ParkingCar Parking
Conference up to 60Conference up to 60
Non-Smoking RoomsNon-Smoking Rooms
Room ServiceRoom Service
Wedding up to 60Wedding up to 60
Guide and assistance dogs only Guide and Assistance Dogs Only

Eat & Drink

Dining is available in our charming restaurant. The menu offers a wide selection of locally sourced freshly prepared dishes. To compliment your meal, consider treating yourself to a fine wine from our vast selection. For those of you who wish to adopt a more casual approach we are delighted to offer traditional meals and beverages in our Lounge and Public Bar.


The Scole Inn’s leisure brochure is available to download. If you require any further information in connection with Dining at the Scole Inn, please do not hesitate to contact the hotel directly.



Things To Do

In The Area


Norfolk offers miles of unspoiled charm, idyllic Norfolk beaches, untouched plains and breath-taking scenery to explore.


The Scole Inn is an ideal base for those wishing to explore Norfolk which boasts stunning walk and countless historical places of interest.


While staying at the Scole Inn you can visit:


Bressingham Steam Museum

Barnham Zoo

Snetterton Race Course

Norwich Castle Musuem

Diss Swim and Fitness Centre

Monsters Ltd Dinosaur Adventure Park

Norfolk Broads


For more suggestions you can download the Scole Inn’s leisure brochure or speak to one of our central reservations agents on 08444 146 600.





The Scole Inn the ideal setting for your wedding. This 16th Century Inn possesses many fine original features and overlooks the Norfolk Plains.


We have both the experience and expertise to ensure that your wedding day will be a truly memorable event. The hotel is an ideal setting to get together with family and friends before the happy day and enjoy some time pre-wedding time together. We are delighted to offer you and your wedding guests attractive rates if they choose to stay at the Scole Inn for your special day.


On The Day


We are delighted to announce that we are fully licensed for Civil Ceremonies and Partnership Ceremonies. Following the ceremony you are invited to take photographs. Dining options include the Restaurant Room and the Waveney Suite. Menus can be tailored to suit your needs and our Head Chef would be happy to discuss any special requirements you or your guests may have.




After a day filled with wonder and delight, the Bride and Groom will be guided to their beautiful bedroom for a well-deserved rest. In the morning, they will be greeted with a champagne breakfast and an opportunity to relax and reminisce about the preceding day’s events. With Norwich and Stansted International Airport less than 1 hour away, we would be happy to arrange a car to jet you off on your Honeymoon...




Below you will find a chart detailing our banqueting rooms and capacities for the varying set ups you may wish to consider when hosting your wedding at the Scole Inn.



Waveney 40 60 40 30
Restaurant 60 70 45 35


Meetings & Events



The Scole Inn will provide the perfect solution for any of your business needs. We have a variety of private rooms available, ensuring the perfect venue for your corporate meeting or private party. The Waveney Suite, which has high ceilings, is an ideal room for private meetings and has good access from the car park. It offers an airy and comfortable meeting space for up to 60 delegates.


We are able to offer Daily Delegate and 24 hour rates for all events. A choice of services ensures every detail is carefully considered to meet your corporate needs, from menu to venue. Guests and business delegates are also offered superb overnight accommodation at exclusive rates.


If you would like any more information about holding your corporate or private event at the Scole Inn then download the Scole Inn’s Hotel brochure, where you will find everything you need to know about our meeting and event services.


For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the hotel directly.




Below you will find a chart detailing our banqueting rooms and capacities for the varying set ups you may wish to consider when hosting your event at the Scole Inn.



Waveney 30 60 30 30 60
Restaurant 35 65 35 45 70






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