A pub near Harleston has closed after its landlady announced her retirement.

The Wortwell Bell in Wortwell shared a post on Facebook earlier this week confirming the closure. 

The heartfelt message said: "We would like to thank all our loyal customers who have supported us over the years and all our exceptional staff."

Stonegate Group is now looking for a new tenant to take on the inn which it describes as a "well presented old-world style pub" dating from the 18th century.

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The pub, in High Road, has a main bar, lounge and games room and two smaller dining rooms allowing up to 40 guests.

It also has a large kitchen area giving new owners the potential to create a thriving foodie hub in Wortwell.

A spokesman for Stonegate said: "The Bell Inn is a quality pub in the heart of a peaceful, rural community.

"We are seeking an experienced food-led publican to nurture this business and further develop the trade."