Sweffling White Horse
Low Rd (B1119), IP17 2BB
grid reference TM 344 642
opened 18th cent
(details under review)
- Fri-Mon: 7-11
- and Sun: 12-3 & 7-11
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Sweffling is part of the Swefling parish
Local licensing authority for Sweffling is Suffolk Coastal
last updated 31/01/2015
Officially reopened from Dec 2011 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Monday evenings and now open every Sunday lunchtime (12-3).
Current owners have refurbished this pub building using their green and environmentally friendly values. A cosy, traditional style 2-room pub with wood burner and wood fired range. Gravity dispensed beers from local brewers served through a tap-room door with no bar counter (the previous one was long removed some time ago). They also offer a range of Fairtrade, organic & local (Adnams) spirits. Bar snacks. Occasional live music (monthly), piano and various games including bar billiards, darts, crib & board games. Horse & trap rides often available in summer.
The adjacent camp-site is also focused on green issues - renewable energy, recycling & appreciating the environment. The campsite has no electricity - just solar lighting and basic facilities. Yurts were handmade from locally sourced wood. The site is very natural - with pathways through trees and wildflowers, secluded units, ducks & hens wandering freely and a communal area.
Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity
Pub sells beer from local brewers
Traditional pub games available
Railway station about 3.2 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)