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Orford Castle

Discover one of EnglandÕs most complete and unusual keeps at this fascinating visitor attraction in Suffolk.

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Description

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps, at this fascinating visitor attraction in Suffolk. The unique polygonal tower keep of Orford Castle stands beside the pretty town and former port, which Henry II also developed here.

The castle is remarkably intact allowing visitors to explore from the basement, through the lower and upper halls to the roof where there are magnificent views seaward to Orford Ness. Around the rooms is a maze of passages leading to the chapel, kitchen and other chambers in the turrets.

DON’T MISS

Explore the maze of the passages and the vital well within the basement

View the Upper Hall display unit which features Roman brooches, medieval seals, coins and borough regalia

Take the audio tour and embark on a historical journey around the castle

Pricing

English Heritage Members: Free

Adult, concession, child and family tickets available

Opening Times

Open from 10am daily April – October and school holidays. Weekends only in winter, please check the website for details

Facilities
  • Accepts Credit Cards