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Dalham Affleck Arms

Real Ale

1 Brookside, CB8 8TG

01638 500306

grid reference TL 722 616

opened 1590 circa

owner Free House

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opening hours:

  • 12-3 5-11
  • 12-11 (Sun)
(Times last updated 30/01/2010)

regular real ales

4 changing beers


listed building grade II


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Local licensing authority for Dalham is Forest Heath

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.



last updated 16/09/2016

An Elizabethan thatched pub. With four well kept and very reasonably priced beers and an atmosphere that encourages conversation, this is well worth a visit (or two) and is popular with weekend walkers. A rear garden patio and a front garden on the river Kennet also provide space for outdoor drinking on sunny days.

In 1968, Dalham suffered flooding so severe that the level of the River Kennett rose as high as the pub's bar. The landlord had to be rescued from upstairs.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real fire Real fire

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station 4.40 miles away Railway station about 4.40 miles away (see public transport tab for details)

live music live music

Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox

payable WiFi WiFi available (a charge may apply)

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** information about Joseph Onion from Cherish Hudson)

(*** some historical information from village website - see http://www.dalham.com/affleck_arms.htm)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)


Note

Sir Robert Affleck, Bart., was formerly lord of the manor, and resided at Dalham Hall, once the seat of the Stuteville family until his death in Oct 1882.