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Highwaymans Bed & Breakfast

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Cavenham Lane, Risby IP28 6QP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Malton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The B&B is engaged in events such as wakes and clay shooting which seems to be the focus of their interest. We were not welcomed on arrival (a wake was in progress) and from a list of names on the reception door we were directed to our room which had our name stuck on the door. Breakfast was a self... More 

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Sharpthorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I occasionally have to visit Bury St Edmunds for work. I have stayed at the Highwaymans twice and will have no hesitation in booking again. The Highwaymans is great value for money, the owners friendly and the service excellent. The rooms are large and clean (great shower) and the the breakfast good with lots of choice. And then there is... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My family and I recently hosted a wake here for after my mother's funeral. The location was ideal as it was close to the A14 and only a few miles from the West Suffolk Crematorium. Juliet was wonderful handling all our wishes with efficiency and understanding. The Highwayman's provided a private venue in beautiful surroundings. The food was excellent and... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
45 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Yes, I've stayed here a few times, whilst working nearby. Luckily, it's a good place to stay because there's little else about without travelling towards east to Bury St Edmonds or west to Newmarket. Juliet & Adam provide a pleasant welcome & are two of life's nice people - clearly committed to proving just what they think visitors will appreciate.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I was recently at an event hosted in the Gallery Highwaymans and was throughly impressed. The sense of arrival somewhere very special, is apparent as you drive up the road, and ease of parking make it stress free. I have been here for exhibitions and events before, but this was beautifully catered, with an excellent sit down meal. It would... More 

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Suffolk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Love this place, such friendly people, amazing hidden gem in the heart of Suffolk, really close to Bury St Edmunds a delightful Medieval Town boasting the smallest pub in England 'The Nutshell' a must to visit even if you cannot get in because 5 peole are already in there!! The breakfast is fabulous, local proper sausages & bacon, free range... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I stayed here for one night as I was on business near by, I got a warm welcome with an explanation of all facilities. My room was spacious clean and tidy with good Tea and Coffee facilities, biscuits, hair dryer, soap shampoo, towels etc. The bed was comfortable with plenty of pillows available and good heating (December stay). Breakfast was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Take your breath away views. The owner was welcoming the room spacious, clean crisp white sheets....yummy! Fabulous walks around this mansion house..if you want peace and quiet this will be a treat! Oh the breakfast was a feast.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our trip couldn't have been any better. Just the remote getaway we needed. The owners were there to greet us with their 3 lovely golden retrievers. The room was massive, clean and very cosy. The whole place was amazing and swamped in history. We were made to feel very welcome and catered for perfectly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Highwayman's owners recently kindly sponsored a night in their lovely b&b as a prize for the Risby Primary School fund raising ball. We were fortunate to win the draw and elected to use the prize close to my wife's birthday. On hearing about the occasion Juliet suggested we could invite a few friends for a small celebration as we live... More 

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