A glass of mulled wine

The Cosiest Places to Enjoy Mulled Wine in Suffolk

The national drink of choice for when the nights grow longer, there can be no question that mulled wine is best enjoyed in appropriately cosy surroundings. Of course, we’re confident going on record to say that our Barns for rent provide exactly the kind of comfortable environment to sip on the spiced tipple. However, we know that when visiting Suffolk, our guests enjoy getting out and about to see everything our fine county has to offer. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up a few suggestions for where to get cosy and enjoy a glass of mulled wine in Suffolk this winter.

The Butt and Oyster, Pin Mill

Only a short distance from our Barns, the Butt and Oyster is a Grade-II listed pub that dates back to the mid 15th century. Boasting exactly the kind of interior you would expect from a pub with such an impressive pedigree, the Butt and Oyster is the very definition of a cosy retreat. They even have a dedicated snug room, if you were in any doubt. 

Warmed by a log burner and offering fantastic views of the water, the dog-friendly bar provides the ideal surroundings for a glass of mulled wine or two during a winter getaway in Suffolk. 

The Freston Boot, Freston

Describing itself as “a lovingly restored gem of a pub in a beautiful countryside setting”, the Freston Boot in Freston is only a short distance from our Barns for rent and provides an exceptionally cosy setting that has earned it a place in the top 10% of pubs rated on Tripadvisor across the world.

Such a prestigious accolade is clearly well earned, with everything from its grand lantern-lit entrance to its traditional interior design and choice of drinks providing visitors with everything they need to enjoy a warming escape in Suffolk this winter. Of course, for those who fancy something besides a glass of mulled wine, the revolving cast and casks of local ales will certainly be up to the task.

The Greyhound Inn, Pettistree 

Nestled in the beautiful rural surroundings of Pettistree, the Greyhound Inn nicely captures everything great about Suffolk pubs. With its roots dating back to the 14th century, the pub has earned a commanding reputation for its combination of exceptional food and drink offerings.   

Ideally visited after a lengthy winter stroll along the various trails around Pettistree, the pub’s location makes it perfect when on the lookout for a refreshment break in winter. 

To enjoy a glass of mulled wine in any of these fantastic restaurants and venues, and to have somewhere fantastic to return to afterwards, be sure to take a look at the availability of our Barns for rent this winter.

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