Seasonal food in unspoilt surroundings

About The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn in Horning is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.

A little pub history

The Swan Inn is a majestic building overlooking a sharp bend in the River Bure. The origins of The Swan were a cottage built on the site in 1696 but the main part of the building dates from the early 19th century. It's position on the Norfolk Broads has made it a distinctive landmark for river users and locals alike, it's most recent claim to fame being the setting for two of Arthur Ransom's (author of Swallows and Amazons) children's books 'Coot Club' and 'The Big Six'

Charming local accommodation

Our eight bedroom Innkeeper's Lodge continues The Swan Inn's tradition of welcoming travellers. It's our local charm that attracts river users and ramblers, as well as diners and drinkers from Horning, Wroxham, Stalham and Coltishall. We also welcome business and leisure travellers to enjoy some of the best bedrooms and accommodation in Norfolk.

Make a day of it

Our majestic black and white timbered pub with rooms has great views of the Bure River and the boaters exploring the scenic Norfolk Broads. We're an award-winner with a reputation as one of the best pubs about.

The Swan Inn - Latest offers and news

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Our opening times

Our standard opening times are below but we may open earlier on certain days depending on local demand so please do call us to check if you would like to visit us before midday.

Monday to Saturday 12pm to 11pm.
Sundays 12pm to 10.30pm.