Owners, Darran & Caroline Lingley bought the Five Bells in 2002 & worked extremely hard to build a wonderful Community pub with an outstanding team & reputation. Darran was awarded BII Licensee of the Year in 2011 and the Five Bells has won many other awards over the years.
In 2012 both the Griffin & Lion were purchased and in turn this created the Saint Arnold Pub Group.
The latest addition is The Three Horseshoes purchased in 2017.
By the way Saint Arnold is the patron saint of beer (just in case you didn’t know)
Five Bells, Colne Engaine
The Lion, Earls Colne
The Griffin, Halstead
The Three Horsehoes, Fordham