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Orford Castle and Museum

General Details

Norman castle with 18 sided keep built in 12th Century for coastal defence by Henry II.

The Museum collects and displays historical material relating to the area roughly between the Butley River and the River Alde. It includes Orford with Orford Ness, Gedgrave and Havergate Island, and the villages of Sudbourne, Chillesford, Boyton, Butley and Iken.

Who to contact

Name
Site Office
Telephone
01394 450472
Mobile
0370 333 1181- Customer Services
Email
orfordmuseum@btconnect.com
Website
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk

Additional contact

Additional Website
http://www.orfordmuseum.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Orford Castle
Address
Castle Green
Orford
Suffolk
Postcode
IP12 2ND
Area served
Woodbridge
Notes

AccessAble - access guide for Orford Castle

Days & Times

1st April -30th June: 10am -5pm daily. 1st July -31st August: 10am - 6pm daily. 1st September - 30th September: 10am -5pm daily. 1st October - 31st March: 10am - 4pm. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Other details

Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Notes

It is a near perfect example of a Norman Keep with panoramic view. Location: Orford, half a mile north west of Orford Quay on B1084 from Woodbridge . (English Heritage)

Last Updated
14/07/2021

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