The Bell Community

We’ve had some amazing support from various funders to help build our business for which we say a huge thank you.

There is an abundance of local talent and thriving artisan businesses nearby. To really get your teeth into Norfolk, here are some of the great businesses local to The Bell for you to try:

Our Funding Partners

Small Grant Scheme

Funding received from the New Anglia Small Grant Scheme, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

This fund was to assist with the build of our accommodation, the Brisley Bell barns (see Stay With Us) for further details.


Funding received from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) 2014 – 2020 through Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

The Pub is the Hub

An organisation of specialist voluntary advisors for rural pubs and licensees who are thinking of broadening their range of services.

Our Community Partners


The impressive studio where Martin Kinnear nurtures emerging artists from all over the globe. Check out their website for a range of courses.

Georgia Road, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7RF
Visit website


An old Seaman enterprise with beautiful river views which is popular for its fly-fishing opportunities.

Mill Road, Bintree, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 5NY
Visit website


Nigel’s artistry is second to none in Norfolk. His work has been commissioned all over the world producing anything from garden sculptures to memorials. You can visit the garden gallery and walk amongst many of his amazing pieces. Nigel also offers courses Shepard Hut building courses!

Cranes Corner, Great Fransham, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 2HX
Visit website

West Lexham

The best in Norfolk for all your holistic needs, whether it be yoga courses or a tranquil treehouse escape. A unique retreat & breath-taking wedding venue.

West Lexham Manor, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 2QN
Visit website

Hidden Norfolk

Bespoke countryside adventures from the heart of Brisley. David organises trips, tours and courses exactly to your needs from beekeeping to guided walks. Something for everyone wanting to experience the wild(life) of Norfolk. 07776251158

Beck Farm, Brisley, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 5LL

GODWICK HALL (wedding venue)

A beautiful beamed barn just 10 miles from The Bell. The venue is a stunning Grade II listed building which often hosts the immensely popular ‘A Most Unusual Wedding Fair’.

Godwick Hall, Mill Lane, Godwick, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 2RJ
Visit website
Back to Top