Sibton White Horse

Saxmundham, Suffolk
+44 (0)1728 660337
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£145 - £160
per night

Hike down secret paths and along the Suffolk coast before a superb lunch or supper at this friendly inn; sweet bedrooms too


5 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

£145 - £160 per night

The Experience

Neil and Gill have been welcoming guests since 2005, many love it so much they return time and again. It’s easy to see why when you step inside to a roaring log fire in the inglenook, well-kept ancient tiles underfoot and old beams above. Pull up a stool at the traditional bar for a pint of ale or settle down in two cosy dining rooms for a delicious meal.

Imaginative seasonal menus change weekly and are packed with local produce and ingredients from Neil’s productive kitchen garden, topped up with choice picks from local allotmenteers who barter fresh veg for a drink or two. Whether you come for lunch before or after a hearty walk, or supper, it’s always a treat.

Five simple and peaceful annexe bedrooms overlook the colourful garden. You wake to a scrumptious home-cooked breakfast: kippers, smoked salmon, muesli and proper coffee. Stride out to rural Suffolk; Woodbridge, Southwold and the coast are all within touching distance.

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We think you'll love

  • The warm and genuine welcome from your hosts and their friendly team
  • The superb seasonal food with a focus on excellent local produce and ingredients
  • Finding such a peaceful rural hideaway yet being within easy distance of towns and coast
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You should know

  • No children or dogs overnight
  • The bedrooms are in an annexe a short stroll from the pub


  • EV charger
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming



Nightly price
from £145
5 Twin/doubles
From £145


Booking information

Check in
Check out
By 10.30am
Other details
Minimum stay: 2 nights in high season. Children over 14 welcome.
24 December - 26 December, 2 January - 16 January.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Lunch from £10. Dinner from £17.50. Sunday lunch from £18.75.


After 18 years at the helm, Neil and Gill Mason continue to run this dining pub with rooms with passion and enthusiasm, offering warm and friendly hospitality, local ales and delicious food – seasonal menus brim with local and home-grown ingredients. Comfortable, modern bedrooms in an annexe provide a peaceful rural base – you are just 20 minutes from Aldeburgh and charming Southwold.

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The neighbourhood

You're on the edge of Sibton village, with a house one side and gentle rolling open countryside on the other. Southwold, Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and the coast can all be reached in under 30 minutes. Visit the atmospheric ancient burial mounds at Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge. Serious ornithologists and bird lovers will delight in the rare bird haven at RSPB Minsmere (10 miles).

Local points of interest from Neil & Gill Mason

  • RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve. Splendid woodland, wetland and coastal scenery, bursting with rare birds, otters, home of the booming bittern, beautiful butterflies and a wonderful arrangement of scented colourful flowers during the summer.
  • Aldeburgh, 25 minutes away, pretty seaside town famous for its fish and chips. Colourful boats and fish sheds line the shingle beach selling their fresh catch. Shoppers delight with the hight streets many independent retailers.
  • Southwold a thriving unspoilt seaside town. Visit Adnams brewery to make your own gin. Stroll the prom from the pier down to town with its shops and eateries. From the working harbour be rowed over the river to pretty Walberswick.
  • Dunwich, once a large Anglo-Saxon port on par with London. Pop into the museum and discover the history behind the lost city under the sea. Explore the trails around the heath while building a thirst for the Ship, the only pub still standing.
  • The magnificent 12th-century Framlingham Castle where in 1553, Mary Tudor became Queen of England. Stroll around the castle's mere, a Suffolk Wildlife reserve before going to the quaint square for refreshments in one of the coffee shops.
  • Above are just a few places of interest that are close by to the Sibton White Horse, but believe us, there are many more. Should we have the privilege of your company, we would be delighted to provide more interesting places.


Neil & Gill Mason

Neil and Gill have been offering warm hospitality to ensure customers feel relaxed and happy during their stay since 2005. They take their time to engage with guests, especially at dinner, and this personal approach flows through the whole team.