Norfolk, Gunton Arms

Norfolk, Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms, originally Steward’s Farm, was the second house to Gunton Hall. In the twentieth century the park declined into ruin, buildings were sold, the land ploughed up and the woods cut down. Today, the park is restored and an award winning pub with common living spaces and bedrooms, many overlooking Gunton Park and decorated by Robert Kime, utilize some of Braka's extensive collection by artists Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, David Bailey Lucian Freud  and many others.

Set in historic Gunton Park, the once dilapidated eighteenth century grey stone and red trim Gunton Arms is today an award-winning local pub with bedrooms for the overnight or weekend guest. Designed by Robert Kime and team with an eye towards comfortable decor, with an air of bohemia mixed with owner Ivor Braka’s extensive art collection - the main public rooms exude colour and interest. In the main hall, bar and stamp rooms Robert utilized colour and pattern to create a relaxed, country house atmosphere - without pretension, which was very important to the end result. The bedrooms, in the main house and the suites in the restored outbuildings evoke a feeling of relaxed ease, featuring Kime fabrics, wallpapers, antiques and bright carpets. The marble in the bathrooms was sourced by Robert in Egypt, taken from derelict mansions in Alexandria. The first hospitality project undertaken by Robert, the Gunton Arms was an opportunity for the team to take the residential decor for which Robert Kime Design is known and apply it to a hospitality setting.
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
Norfolk, Gunton Arms
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