Welcome to the Gillingham Swan Motel we provide you with the best service we can in our recently refurbished motel rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. We have an excellent onsite restaurant and pub where you can spend a nice relaxing evening or enjoy playing pool or darts in our saloon bar
Welcome to The Swan Motel a motel restaurant and public house situated in the village of Gillingham on the Norfolk and Suffolk border just outside the market town of Beccles. We are positioned just less than 1 mile north of Beccles where you can enjoy a nice walk along the river Waveney. Beccles is a town a parish and a subdistrict in Wangford district Suffolk.
The town stands on the river Waveney and on the Eastern Counties railway amid pleasant environs 8? miles W of Lowestoft. It belonged anciently to Bury Abbey; and suffered severely in 1586 from fire. It is now well-built; and comprises several streets which diverge from a spacious market-place.
The town hall was built in 1839 and is used as a courthouse. The corn exchange was formerly the theatre. The assembly-room is a handsome building with a public library attached.
We have a fantastic bar area 2 restaurants 14 completely refurbished rooms all with en-suite and a covered patio area with garden seating. We have 14 fully refurbished rooms for you to choose from including our Honeymoon Suite which is a particular favourite for when that extra special bit of luxury is wanted complete with Victorian style bathroom with rolltop bath. It has tea and coffee making facilities T.V and everything is just that little bit extra special.
Internet access (wireless) in public areas
Internet access (high speed) in public areas
Internet connection (wireless)
Internet connection (high speed)
We have 2 restaurants for you to dine in. We offer food from the main menu but we also have daily specials and bar food. On Sundays we offer a carvery only from 12pm until 7pm. We cater for everyone including vegetarians and children and also for small or large groups for that special occasion.
Breakfast (Full cooked)
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Raveningham, St Andrew's Church - 3 miles (Historic Church)
Raveningham Hall - 3.1 miles (Garden)
Hales Church - 3.3 miles (Historic Church)
Ellough, All Saints Church - 3.7 miles (Historic Church)
Heckingham, St Gregory's Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church)
Bungay, Holy Trinity Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church)
Bungay, St Mary's Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church)
Bungay Castle - 4.9 miles (Castle)
Sotterley, St Margaret's Church - 4.9 miles (Historic Church)
Herringfleet, St Margaret's Church - 5.3 miles (Historic Church)
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