Chestnut acquires The Globe Inn hotel in Norfolk

Chestnut, an East Anglian collection of inns, pubs and restaurants, has acquired The Globe Inn hotel in Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk.

The property features 19 en-suite bedrooms, offering a choice of accommodation ranging from “quirky” single rooms to self-catering suites. Each room is individually designed in a contemporary, stylish look, which reflects the “unique maritime charm of the coastal location”.

The hotel’s restaurant also serves “simple, honest and in-season food”, utilising the quality produce of local fisherman and suppliers from in and around North Norfolk.

Chestnut was set up in 2012 with a vision to “champion” hospitality in East Anglia. Philip Turner, founder of Chestnut said, “We are really excited to welcome the Globe Inn, located in Wells-next-the-Sea into the Chestnut Collection.

“Having been looking to extend our East Anglian footprint into Norfolk for the past two years, we were extremely pleased to discover The Globe Inn, with its great location, successful business and talented team all sharing our vision and values to champion the best of the region.”

Stephen and Antonia Bournes, previous owners of The Globe Inn, said: “Having enjoyed owning and running The Globe Inn for the last six and half years, it has been a real delight to get to know and become a part of the Wells community.

“The decision to hand the ownership over to Chestnut is a natural one, we look forward to working closely with them in the transition period to ensure the best outcome for our loyal team, visitors and guests.”

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