Group visits to Framlingham Castle

With its high drama, imposing walls and beautiful countryside setting, this castle is a must-see for groups exploring the region. Climb up onto the imposing stone curtain wall to look across the mere and local market town. Explore the workhouse building which provided lodgings for the town’s paupers from the 17th to 19th centuries.

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Group Discount

We offer a 15% discount (10% for Stonehenge) for travel trade and organised groups of 11 or more paying visitors when payment is made in a single transaction.
Per group you also receive:

  • free entry for one tour leader
  • free entry for one coach driver

The tour leader, coach driver and any English Heritage members do not count towards the group totals.

Booking information

Trade admission prices and opening times:

Please refer to our Trade Admission Prices & Site Opening Times brochure for pricing and opening times information at our top sites for groups. 

Making a booking:

Contact information for making your group booking can be found in the Visit & Contact Information section below.

Please include the property name and date of visit in the subject line of your email along with the following information:

  • Group name
  • Name of property
  • Tour reference/booking reference (if applicable)
  • Date and time of arrival
  • Number of visitors

Payment method:

Payment can be made on arrival by: cash, credit/debit card, cheque (made payable to The English Heritage Trust), Agency Voucher Scheme (AVS).

Visit & Contact information

  • Coach parking: No dedicated coach parking, drop-off and pick-up from the entrance. Advance notice required.
  • Catering: Café seats 32 and serves hot and cold drinks, snacks and light meals.
  • Exhibition: Visit the exhibition to discover the stories of those who lived in the castle – from the ambitious Howard family to Mary Tudor, who rallied her supporters here. The site also run volunteer-led guided tours. Tours are not pre-bookable and are subject to volunteer availability, please enquire to find out when we may next be running these.
  • 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.
  • Average length of visit: 2 hours.

Address: Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9BP

Email: framlingham.castle@english-heritage.org.uk

Telephone: Framlingham Castle: 01728 723852

Local TIC: If you would like more information about things to do in the local area, please call: 01394 382240 (Woodbridge TIC)

Group Travel Support

Further support and useful resources available to group travel organisers can be found on our dedicated Group Visits webpages.

For educational groups, please visit our School Visits webpages.

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