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.
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.
Time Travellers Go… Knight & Princess School
Mon 29 Jul - Fri 2 Aug 2013
Give that toy sword a whirl or put on your prettiest crown and head back in time for activities on a medieval theme. Transform yourself into a noble lord in squire training, and even try on armour in our academy for budding knights and princesses.
Sat 3 & Sun 4 Aug 2013
Marvel at the medieval knights as they take on the ultimate tournament. Fully armoured and ready to do battle, you can watch our knights in hand to hand combat, archery competitions and much more. Who will reign supreme and be the victor?
Prices and opening times
Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk - IP13 9BP
For just £48 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.