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All reviews audio guide english heritage great views from the top nooks and crannies worth the climb henry ii steep steps surrounding countryside own pace car park worth a visit suffolk coast interesting history enjoyable visit entrance fee free audio small museum
A wonderful place with all floors intact so you get a true feeling of what it would have been like to live in this Castle. We love it. Only down side with no chance of solving the problem, steep steps to gain access.
Return visit to this beautiful Village and castle, admittedly it was almost ckosing time and late in the day, needless to say we will return again. Grounds are clean and Castle is impressive, easy access via steps with informative staff
As English Heritage members get in free and there are several other properties they look after that we want to visit we signed up!
Take the audio tour, it’s highly informative and there isn’t much information otherwise.
Beautifully original, the ladies on the door were...More
This is really a bijou 'castle-ette' (apologies) - it is quite small and you can walk all around it in just a few minutes. Compared to most castles in Scotland & Wales, it is little more than a guardhouse. Inside is very clean, dry &...More
Built by Henry II - as a show of strength against the East Anglian Barons including the Bigods at Framlington Castle – Orford Castle stands tall in the landscape and remains to this day 850+ years later an impressive sight….
Climb up through the different...More
We were staying in Aldeburgh and wanted to visit Orford for a short walk and sightseeing. I had visited Orford Castle before but wanted to take a friend as I was so captivated by it previously.
We got an incredibly warm welcome from the English...More
We visited on a dry Sunday afternoon with our toddler. He loved the nooks and crannies, corners and corridors. He also liked the echo as his feet as they plodded along the floor.
Sadly for me, this was the only entertainment, other than the craggy...More