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The Pelican Guesthouse

   Bed & Breakfast   

Tacolneston, Norfolk


*New for Summer 2021*

From June 2021, we plan to be able to offer a self-contained suite of rooms for families and small groups. This newly refurbished space is made  up of 1no Double ensuite; 1no Double; 1no Twin room & a small lounge area and private shower room (3 room s & 2 bathrooms in all - sleeps 6). 


A friendly, flexible Bed and Breakfast in a beautifully converted Grade II listed barn setting in Tacolneston. Situated just ten minutes from the historic city of Norwich and market town Wymondham, our B&B is close to the villages of Hethel, Wreningham, Ashwellthorpe and Mulbarton, making it ideal for both business travellers and weekend getaways.


 Accommodation options include the choice of 2-double, en-suite shower rooms & 1-ensuite King room, plus a further 1-double ensuite and 1-double/family suite (1-double, +/- 1-twin): we take great pride in providing very high-standards, ensuring rooms and public spaces are exceptionally clean, comfortable, cosy & charming.

As well as private en-suite bedrooms, there is also a large residents' lounge with Sky TV (inc. sports & movies), comfy sofas, breakfast/dining area and hidden nooks where you can take your pick from our mini-library and relax with your chosen book.

Additionally, we offer Free WIFI, in-room tea and coffee facilities, ample car parking, a delicious, self-serve continental breakfast available every day of the week.

Please note: We are currently in the process of expanding our offering for 2021. We plan to offer 7 rooms; including a  flexible 3-room family suite (6  beds, 2 shower rooms) & a level access Double, with a private garden terrace.

Ideal for family bookings, summer holidays or wedding weekends

Please contact us for more details



A B&B with a home-from-home feel set in a converted, grade 2 listed barn and former public house.

Choose from a range of cosy rooms, full of charm and character, with a large residents lounge & breakfast room, all set in a converted, Grade II listed barn conversion.

Ideal for weekday business travellers or relaxed weekend stays.

Planning to stay more regularly for business?

Contact us for a discount code





Self-serve, continental breakfast as standard. A fantastic choice, with great coffee and fresh produce. 

Business travellers

An ideal B&B for suitable for weekday business travellers, with block booking discounts available (3,4,7 & 28 days)

Parking & transport


Ample off road parking, with a local bus stop opposite. Driving: 20 mins to Norwich, 15 mins to Wymondham

Free Wifi


Broadband is available throughout the site.  (Sky Fibre  c.50mb/s).

Large TV  with SKY Movies and

SKY Sports in the main lounge

All towels & linens supplied


Fluffy towels, toiletaries and soft, fresh linens supplied ready for your stay.

Food delivery & dining

We supply crockery, cutlery & glassware so you can order-in your evening meal or relax with a drink

3 room family suite

A self-contained suite of rooms that sleeps up to 6.

1 x double ensuite room; 1 x double & 1 x twin; with a small lounge and further large shower room. All rooms (4, 5 & 6) are off of a private landing.

Booking now from Summer 2021 - contact us for more info or availability.





Local Pubs


While the Pelican is currently closed, there are still plenty of local pubs & restaurants around. The closest, the Woodlands club, is literally across the road , with the Jolly Farmers offering food at the other end of the village.

Cultural Sites


Locals say "Norwich has a pub for every day & a church for every Sunday" . It also boasts a 'pristine' Norman castle, a cathedral, an historic market & a World leading University. Wymondham Abbey is a great local visit

Markets & Food


Local farm shops abound in Norfolk. with farmers markets regularly appearing in Wymondham & Norwich. Try Paddocks farm shop in Mulbarton (enroute to Norwich). Tacolneston has a takeaway Just Eat is always a click away

Leisure Activities


Wymondham leisure centre offers a great gym, swim, sports & fitness. While Thetford offers wave pool, cycling, walking & climbing. Snetterton race track is 20 mins away

North Norfolk

The North Norfolk cost is lined with picturesque towns, beaches and great places to eat & drink. Try Well-next-to-Sea or Holkham for beach walks. Great Yarmouth, Cromer or Sherringham, for traditional seaside fun 

Gateway to 'The Broads'


The Norfolk Broads extend across much of the County. Wroxham is a great starting point for exploring the Broads & only around 25 minutes away


“The owners were very friendly everything was clean and tidy We had a great breakfast each morning and all really enjoyed our stay We will be back again for sure very happy to recommend. ”

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