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All reviews audio guide english heritage great views from the top nooks and crannies worth the climb henry ii steep steps car park surrounding countryside own pace worth a visit suffolk coast a small gift shop interesting history enjoyable visit small museum entrance fee
English Heritage keep this castle in immaculate order. Well worth the climb to the roof to see the panoramic views of Orford and the surround area including the pagoda at Orford Ness. We didn't use the audio guide preferring to read the signage and go...More
Orford castle is run by English Heritage, not suitable for those who are unsteady on their feet. It is surrounded by uneven ground, there are stairs into it and it is over several floors serviced by spiral stone staircases with rope handrails. For those who...More
Nice hour or so spent exploring the castle.
The Carpark is very small (20 cars max) and requires £2 charge which is refunded on entry.
Lots of stairs, mostly wide and level, a few not so much.
Good handheld interactive devices for visitors and user...More
The inside of the castle is like many other castles. Large open halls, quite a number of stairs in order to get up to the top. This is the main interesting feature as you get a good view across the estuary and the Orfordness historic...More
A wonderful place with all floors intact so you get a true feeling of what it would have been like to live in this Castle. We love it. Only down side with no chance of solving the problem, steep steps to gain access.
Return visit to this beautiful Village and castle, admittedly it was almost ckosing time and late in the day, needless to say we will return again. Grounds are clean and Castle is impressive, easy access via steps with informative staff
As English Heritage members get in free and there are several other properties they look after that we want to visit we signed up!
Take the audio tour, it’s highly informative and there isn’t much information otherwise.
Beautifully original, the ladies on the door were...More
This is really a bijou 'castle-ette' (apologies) - it is quite small and you can walk all around it in just a few minutes. Compared to most castles in Scotland & Wales, it is little more than a guardhouse. Inside is very clean, dry &...More