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Orford Castle

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Explore the maze of passages and tiny rooms Orford Castle

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



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Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2ND (Directions)


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