Framlingham Castle

Open daily 10am - 5pm Wicked Witchcraft | Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct Fantastic Framlingham from above Discover the history of Powerhouse to Poorhouse

Once a fearsome fortress, muster your courage and explore Framlingham Castle's towering walls behind which Mary Tudor took refuge.

Discover Framlingham Castle's vast and colourful past as it became home to some of the most powerful people in Tudor England, an Elizabethan prison for the troubled, and a sanctuary for the poor in the 17th century.

Get hands-on with our interactive exhibition and reveal Framlingham's stories. Embark on a journey of discovery around the magnificent wall walk; look down if you dare!

Don't Miss

  • The wall walk with its spectacular views of Framlingham mere and the surrounding countryside
  • The opportunity to count our chimneys (the oldest surviving 12th century and Tudor chimneys in the country!)
  • Our audio guide - two tours in one guide: informative for adults and topsy turvy for children!
  • The lawn inside the castle walls - the perfect place to play knights or just relax

Events At Framlingham Castle

  • Wicked Witchcraft

    Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

    Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with wicked witches and their devious hunters.

  • Gothic Falconry

    Sat 01 & Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Witness graceful hawks, elegant owls and fearsome falcons in flight as our expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.

  • Heroes and Villains

    Mon 16 - Fri 20 Feb 2015

    Deadly enemies and bitter battles, choose your side and start your training.

Prices and opening times


Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk - IP13 9BP (Directions)


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Framlingham Castle Landscape