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Pub beach huts in Fornham St Martin set to be an all-year-round hit




A set of beach huts at a pub in Fornham St Martin are, so far, proving an all-year-round hit.

The four brightly coloured, hand-painted huts at The Woolpack have already been used for drinks, social-distanced dining and, being wifi-equipped, even the odd business meeting.

Graham Hindle, owner of the pub said the idea came to him ‘out-of-the-blue’ and has been pleased with trade and comments from customers.

Rosie Grant, beach hut supervisor, at the huts. Picture by Mark Westley
Rosie Grant, beach hut supervisor, at the huts. Picture by Mark Westley

“We installed them just before we re-opened in July and people really like them,” he said.

“They seat up to six, we have table service and enable us to meet current Covid-19 guidelines.

“They have beach decor inside including buckets and spades, and we are looking at putting heating in so it can be summer all year round at the Woolpack.”

Liz and John McCarthy from Bury st Edmunds relax in the hut.
Liz and John McCarthy from Bury st Edmunds relax in the hut.

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