01284 789218

Rede Road, Hawkedon, Bury St Edmunds IP29 4NN, UK

About The Queen's Head

The Queen’s Head is an award-winning 15th Century Free House in the picturesque conservation village of Hawkedon. A former coaching inn it remains full of unique character and charm gloriously unaffected by the ravages of time, with low timbered ceilings, flagstone floors, scrubbed pine tables and inglenook fireplaces sporting blazing log fires. The atmosphere is relaxed with a lively local ambience.

There is a superb selection of cask conditioned ales, traditional ciders, an extensive fine wine list and an excellent and imaginative seasonal menu on offer. Please take a look at our web-site for the bar and restaurant opening hours. Although the menu changes daily and weekly we’ve listed examples of what you might expect to find if you visit under the headings Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter.

We have two luxuriously appointed apartments each comprising a double bedroom, lounge area with kitchenette and bathroom. The lounges both have a cosy sitting area together with a television and DVD player. The bedrooms each have a queen bed and a television. Both kitchens are well equipped and include a hob, oven, fridge and sink, pine table and chairs. The larger Medieval Hall apartment has a free standing bath whilst the Stable Loft apartment has a shower.

Tea, coffee and milk are supplied along with a self-served continental type breakfast in your room comprising muesli, bread, butter and jam. A cooked breakfast may be available by prior arrangement at additional cost on certain mornings.

There is separate external access to the accommodation which can also be reached from the main building during opening hours. Please note that the staircase to the first floor is steep and the Medieval Hall Apartment has low doorways and beams.

Located in the heart of Suffolk’s rural countryside the Hawkedon Queen is close to the wool towns of Long Melford, Cavendish and Clare. 

We are only a short drive from historic Bury St Edmunds and the National Trust’s idyllic Ickworth Park. Cambridge, Lavenham and Newmarket are all within easy reach. Whilst closer to home we're surrounded by a host of superb walks and cycling routes.

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