Visit Long Melford

Long Melford is a village with a lot to offer the visitor, whether you are interested in historic buildings, antiques, life-style shopping, good food, or the latest fashions. There are several fine hotels, a number of excellent restaurants and a collection of shops that are the envy of East Anglia.

Long Melford has been settled for many centuries. It was a busy village in Tudor times, and still is, attracting visitors and holidaymakers from all over the UK and the world. Houses, shops and other businesses are comfortably mingled along Hall Street and Westgate, making a delightful environment for the wandering pedestrian. Please browse through the website and check out our various guides below for full details of events, shops, restaurants and more around the village.

Long Melford Christmas Fair

Christmas will arrive in style to Long Melford on Sunday 26th November 2017, with Father Christmas and a massive snow machine, real live reindeers, donkeys & historical figures, as well as carol singers and a silver band, the day will finish at dusk with a Lantern Parade through the village to light up the Christmas tree on the Little Green. Put it on the calender as it really is a day not to be missed!

Long Melford Swan

Set in the heart of Long Melford, Suffolk, The Swan restaurant offers refined, contemporary British food, warm hospitality and a fantastic wine list. We are passionate about fresh seasonal ingredients and source our produce locally wherever possible.

Where is Suffolk?

Suffolk is a coastal county in the east of England

Rail connections into Suffolk


London Liverpool Street

from London and the South



from the North

Road connections into Suffolk


from the North & West

the A14 is the primary route into Suffolk


from the South & London

the A12 is the main route into Suffolk from London


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The Hare Public House
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George & Dragon Publi...
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Tiffins Tea Emporium
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Co-op Foodstore
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The Black Lion Restau...
A warm and friendly welcome is assured for all at The Black Lion, a privately owned village hotel wi...
Ruse Family Butchers
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Melford House at The...
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The Lovejoy Studio
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