Framlingham Castle Access

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance. 

Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes
Wheelchair Access
The gravel in the ground floor areas within castle walls are loose gravel. Exhibition has level access (within Workhouse). There is access to first floor via platform lift. Steep spiral stairs to upper floors and wall walk. Earthworks beyond the castle accessed via rough tracks and very undulating ground.
Entrance / Set Down
Single track road to the entrance to the castle. Will require reversing 300m. Please call in advance.
Disabled Parking
Parking nearer the entrance can be arranged for disabled visitors: please telephone in advance.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Steep spiral stairs to upper floors and wall walk.
Lift Access
There is access to the first floor via a platform lift.
Seating And Restpoints
Selection of benches dotted about in the grounds.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Mostly loose gravel and grass. Earthworks beyond the castle comprise of rough tracks and very undulating ground.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Sensory Experiences
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes
Handling Objects
There are objects within the exhibition that can be handled, including 'hats through the ages' and 'who eats what' where the aim is to place the plates of food next to the class that would have eaten them.
Audio Tours
Yes, we do have an audio guide.
Tactile Models
No
Colour Contrasts
No
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes
Induction Loops
Virtual tour with hearing loop available on ground floor in exhibition.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
No
Handling Objects
There are objects within the exhibition that can be handled, including 'hats through the ages' and 'who eats what' where the aim is to place the plates of food next to the class that would have eaten them.
Basic Language Audio Tours
Yes, we have an audio guide.
Easy Read Material
Yes, please ask staff at the ticket office.
Large Print Material
Yes
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
Special diets including vegetarian, vegan, gluten and dairy free options can be accommodated for. Please ask the Café staff for advice.
Health And Safety
Deep Water
There is no deep water on site but, there is deep water externally in the mere.
Trip Hazard
Please be aware that there are grassy areas that may be uneven and steps on site.
Sheer Drop
Yes: highlighted with warning signs.
Slip Hazard
Grass areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Some steep slopes in the grounds.
Steep Stairs
Steep spiral stairs to upper floors and wall walk.
Beware Of Traffic
Visitors do not have to cross a road walking from the car park to the admissions building.
Uneven Ground
Some uneven ground. Earthworks beyond the castle comprise of rough tracks and very undulating ground.

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Framlingham Castle

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Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9BP
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