The Three Blackbirds

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Built in 1642, in the beautiful, rural countryside of the Cambridgeshire / Suffolk border, sits this quaint and historic village pub.

Lovingly restored, by the current owners, The Three Blackbirds has open roaring fires, oak beams and is filled with vintage furniture and antiques, giving the pub a rustic old world charm.

But don't let the historic venue fool you, there's nothing historic about our menu!
Our passionate Head Chef delivers beautifully cooked modern British food, using the very best of East Anglian produce, served with a unique twist.

Combine all of this, with our friendly and efficient staff, and you're guaranteed a recipe for success.

Minimum guests: 0 Maximum guests: 150
Ceremony/Reception: Ceremony & reception Outside space: 200 - Marquee
Accommodation: No Bridal suite: No
Parking: Yes Licensed bar: Yes
Late licence bar: Yes - 1am Disco facilities: Can arrange
Type of cuisine: British / Local Produce Event planner: Onsite Manager - Reception only

At The Three Blackbirds, we endeavour to surround you in traditional comfort, where you can truly kick back and relax.
Our cosy oak-beamed bars offer an ever changing selection of real ales, while our restaurant offers fresh, locally sourced produce.
Our experienced Chef, can cater to your menu ideas, offering his input where needed.
Our Management Team, will help arrange, support and organise your wedding reception. Allowing you to enjoy your special day together.

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Directions by car:

We are 2.5 miles from Newmarket, and not far from other major places of interest; Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds (12 miles), Duxford and Ely (15 miles).

From Newmarket
At the top of the High Street (Cambridge end) take the B1061 opposite the Total filling station.
After 300 yards bear left, and follow the road 2.5 miles to Woodditton. At the crossroads turn right and we are 300yds on the right.

From the North & North West
Leave the A1 or M6 at the A14 junction. About 4 miles east of Cambridge, take the A1303 into the centre of Newmarket.
As you enter Newmarket, almost immediately turn right to Dullingham (opposite a Total garage). From here follow the above instructions from Newmarket.

From the South & West
Leave the M11 at junction 9 and join the A11 (or if you are coming from the A1/A505 this road also joins the A11 but a little further on). Continue on the A11 for about 9 miles then take the A1304 into Newmarket.
As you enter Newmarket, almost immediately turn right to Dullingham (opposite a Total garage). From here follow the above instructions from Newmarket.

From Norfolk & the East
Leave the A14 (westbound) or the A11 (southbound) onto the A1304. Keep straight on, and this road will bring you into Newmarket.
Go along the High Street until you see a Total garage on your right; opposite the garage turn to Dullingham. From here follow the above instructions from Newmarket.

Directions by public transport:

By Train
Newmarket has a small station that is served by trains once an hour from Cambridge (connections from Kings Lynn, Ely & London) and Ipswich (Norwich).

It is advisable to book a taxi before you arrive, the following numbers may be helpful:

Crystal Cars - 01638 561 561
A2B - 01638 724 000

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