Orford Castle

Facilities

Facilities at Orford Castle

  • Parking

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    Free car park with 20 spaces located 50 metres from entrance. No separately allocated disabled parking spaces. Additional pay-and-display parking available down at the quay.
  • Food And Drink

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    Vending machine selling hot drinks. Shop sells a selection of snacks including crisps, cold drinks, confectionery and ice cream.
  • Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. There is plenty of grass to sit on and two picnic benches.
  • Shop

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    Gift shop located at the entrance to the Keep. Sells a selection of English Heritage souvenirs and medieval themed gifts. Access via 15 steps.
  • Toilets

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    No toilets on site.
  • Dogs

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    Dogs allowed on leads.

  • Exhibition

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    The upper hall houses a display by the Orford Museum Trust, including local finds of Roman brooches, medieval seals and coins and some of the borough regalia. Graphic panels display maps, documents, pictures and photographs, illustrating Orford’s history up to the 20th century.
  • Gardens

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    There grounds surrounding the castle is grassed and undulating.
  • Audio Tours

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    Audio tours describing the history of the castle are included in the ticket price.
  • Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    No toilets on site.

    Push Chairs Allowed

    Yes, but please note that there are 91 steps to the top of the keep!
  • Commercial Photograph And Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook. We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted. We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts. English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Orford Castle

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Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2ND
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