Burgh Castle

View of Burgh Castle
An aerial view of Burgh Castle
An aerial view of Burgh Castle

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Burgh Castle village, Norfolk

Before You Go

Please be aware that Anglian Water have scheduled roadworks that may affect your journey. Stepshort in Belton will be closed between its junctions with Mill Road and New Road from 27 March to 21 April 2017. There will be a signed diversion route in place and Burgh Castle will be open as usual.

The imposing stone walls, with added towers for catapults, of a Roman 3rd century 'Saxon Shore' fort.

Panoramic views over Breydon Water, which the fourth wall collapsed into a long time ago.

Please note: Dogs on leads are welcome.

The sunrise through the conservatory at Witley Court.

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