If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or a day trip full of culture and culinary delights, look no further than Snape Maltings and The Bell Hotel in Saxmundham.

Snape Maltings, located on the banks of the River Alde in Suffolk, is a hub for arts and music events. From classical concerts to folk festivals, there is always something exciting happening at this unique venue. And with upcoming events such as the Aldeburgh Festival of Music and Arts and the Snape Proms, there’s never been a better time to plan a visit.

It’s not just the events that make Snape Maltings a must-visit destination. The complex also boasts a variety of shops, galleries, and cafes. Take a stroll through the Maltings Gallery, where you’ll find a range of contemporary art exhibitions, or stop by the Food Hall to sample local produce and artisanal treats. And for a truly immersive experience, book a tour of the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, designed by renowned architect Arup Associates.

After a day of exploring, head over to The Bell Hotel in Saxmundham for a delicious meal or a restful overnight stay. Our historic hotel, which dates back to the 15th century, has been beautifully restored and updated to provide modern comforts while still retaining its charm and character.

The Bell’s restaurant offers a range of delectable dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. From the signature Bell Burger to the pan-fried sea bass, there’s something to satisfy every palate. And with a well-curated wine list and a selection of local beers and spirits, you’re sure to find the perfect drink to complement your meal.

If you’re looking to extend your stay, The Bell Hotel has seven comfortable and stylish rooms, ranging from cosy rooms to luxurious suites. Each room is individually decorated and features modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs and en-suite bathrooms. And with rates starting at just £110 per night, it’s a surprisingly affordable option for a weekend away.