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Framlingham Castle

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Beautiful views from the top

My kids went on the walk and the pictures were stunning. I stayed down and wondered the grounds... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alfieconnspurs
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Views!!

We visited here with our 2 dogs recently and it really is worth a visit! Dog friendly all around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
claires4633
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We visited over the Easter weekend with a 9 and 5 year old. It was great, the castle was huge and magnificent. It is only the castle walls with a museum in the grounds so don't expect lots of rooms to tour. You can climb...More

3  Thank LilythePink70
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Dogs are allowed into the castle and onto the castle walls, however there are no signs whatsoever saying that dogs are not allowed in the shop/museum/cafe. The one way system around the castle is so unclear and the signs were falling down so we went...More

6  Thank heyneesam
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My kids went on the walk and the pictures were stunning. I stayed down and wondered the grounds. Looks like they are renovating at the moment.still worth a visit though. a very impressive structure

Thank Alfieconnspurs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here with our 2 dogs recently and it really is worth a visit! Dog friendly all around the castle, you can walk right around the top of the castle which gives you great views. Lots of information, walks, beautiful setting, plenty of parking,...More

Thank claires4633
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle walls and the chimneys have all been preserved to a very high standard and it played a very important place in history. . Be prepared for a steep climb if you want to walk around the walls. The town itself is also very...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is set in a very interesting area and have visited the castle since I was a child my aunt lives there and it has had a song written about it. The children enjoyed going round the top and it is very safe and...More

Thank jeanburch17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely site with spectacular views from the walkway round the castle. Nice restaurant and friendly staff. Wife complains there are only TWO female toilet cubicles so long queues on a late autumn day. Hate to think what it’s like in the Summer. Also would be...More

Thank FrintonDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the castle with our 2 dogs. It is an English heritage site and is a bit expensive for what is left of the castle. On the plus side the dogs were allowed everywhere in the ruins including walking on the wall. The...More

Thank Damien M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in half term, lots of Halloween events and the opportunity to toast marshmallows around the cauldron. The cafe was quite slow but food was lovely. The toilets however were disgusting, the floor was wet and dirty. It was really hard to change the...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab historical site for any history fans. Loved looking around the castle and reading information. They have a lovely gift shop and the cafe does good food too. Just be careful if scared of heights and also would recommend going when the weather is warm

Thank neo32018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A magnificent set of ramparts which you can walk right around. The view is amazing. You don't get a sense of the disobedience which went on from the three dukes of norfolk that owned it unless you listen to the free audio tour. We also...More

Thank robadobabob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb place to visit, so relaxing to sit outside of the castle, you can easily see castle and lake from the hill. Very high walls and you can climb on them and see surroundings as well. There is museum to buy some gifts if you...More

Thank Anna Z
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Brian H
23 May 2018|
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Response from Sophie C | Reviewed this property |
I'm honestly not sure you can go inside the inner part. But you can explore the grounds with a dog
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norm129
3 May 2018|
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Response from JethrotheMutant | Reviewed this property |
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norm129
3 May 2018|
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Response from Paula A | Reviewed this property |
I saw dogs walking on the castle walls if that helps.
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