Framlingham Castle is a magnificent 12th century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating family day out in Suffolk. The castle was once the refuge of Mary Tudor before she became Queen in 1553 and visitors can now explore over 800 years of life at Framlingham Castle in the ‘From Powerhouse to Poorhouse’ exhibition.Embark on a self-guided journey of discovery with our themed trails and lively audio tour, and explore the Mere and the wall-walk with its spectacular views over the surrounding landscape. Younger audiences will enjoy a variety of themed games and interactives.
Tudor Times: Bloody Mary Returns!
Sun 26 & Mon 27 May 2013 (bank holiday)
This bank holiday weekend we take a look at one of the most fearsome monarchs of all time. Immerse yourself in Tudor life, meet Bloody Mary herself, learn how she got her terrifying nickname!
Time Travellers Go... Kings and Queens Academy
Tue 28 - Fri 31 May 2013
Let the kids get stuck into history by taking part in a range of interactive plays to become some of England's most notorious monarchs! Learn about the important royal links to the Castle in our fun Royal trail, plus learn to play the fool!
Time Travellers Go... Weapons and Warriors Academy
Mon 22 - Fri 26 Jul 2013
Train in the art of combat and learn about what it takes to be a warrior. Practice your fighting skills with a range of weapons and why not have a go at our fun warrior trail.
Prices and opening times
Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk - IP13 9BP
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