The Old Ram Coaching Inn is a listed inn dating back to the 17th Century – documents reveal that it has been a coaching inn for most of its life. Our hotel accommodation consists of 11 guest rooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms.
The Old Ram is conveniently located just off the A140, surrounded by the beautiful Norfolk countryside. The Inn is a mile from the village of Tivetshall St Mary and a 30-minute drive from the vibrant City of Norwich. The historic market town of Diss is 14 minutes’ drive away and Ipswich is 40 minutes’ drive from the property, while for walkers the Inn is a major stop for those walking the historic Boudicca Way. (Download a leaflet all about the trail here, which is accessible to outdoor Powerchairs – produced by the Norwich Access Group).
Tivetshall St. Mary and the local area has a strong historical heritage and it is believed that the village was once the site of a Roman Villa. It is one of the villages located on the ‘Boudicca Way’ a long distance footpath named after a legendary Iceni warrior queen, where walkers can enjoy 36 miles of beautiful scenery passing through picturesque villages and market towns between Diss and Norwich.
The Old Ram is a great base from which to explore the Waveney Valley – famous for its 6 acre Mere, surrounded by trees and large grass areas, and perfect for summer picnics.
There are lots of things to do nearby, including a golf course, fishing, cycling and walking routes. Family attractions to visit include the world-renowned Bressingham Steam & Gardens with a comprehensive collection of steam engines and artefacts, or the popular family attraction Banham Zoo.