Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle: Hours, Address, Framlingham Castle Reviews: 4.5/5

Framlingham Castle
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Ray A
Leicestershire, UK631 contributions
Well worth a vist
May 2021 • Couples
When on holiday in the UK, we always try to visit local English Heritage and National Trust properties.

Framlingham Castle is definitely worth a visit and we spent 3-4 hours there.

Walking the 10.5m wall is really worth doing as the views are outstanding.

The staff were friendly
Written May 17, 2021
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Genna B
Peterborough, UK68 contributions
Lovely place to walk the dog
Aug. 2020
We took the dog on a sunny Saturday morning. It was really lovely to walk the castle walls. There are picnic tables and plenty of grassy area for a picnic. Right outside of the castle there is a lovely nature trail around the lake and a lovely field to the right of castle where the dogs can run freely without bothering anyone.

I really liked how close it was to town. We left the car parked and walked into town for lunch.

P.S. Dog owners: The gelato shop just outside of the castle sells doggy ice cream!!
Written May 14, 2021
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DrPeterDRobinson
Derby, UK502 contributions
Worth a visit
Apr. 2021
Great wall walk and stunning views. Very friendly staff working hard to manage the site in line with Covid restrictions. A great way to spend an hour exploring the interior and exterior of the castle. Dog friendly and lots of space to explore.
Written April 17, 2021
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Gary20012
Colchester, UK13 contributions
What do people expect!?!?
Oct. 2020
Reading other reviews on here boils my blood we went Halloween and it was great.

Yes there is less to do did you honestly think everything would be open?

Knowledgable friendly staff, actors in character reading out stories to kids, reasonable priced coffee room and great views on the castle walk.

THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE BEST OF THINGS WE REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR EFFORTS :-)
Written November 30, 2020
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Matthew peck
Ipswich, UK221 contributions
31/10/2020
Oct. 2020
Don't go to Framlingham castle during covid. There is normally a lot here but there wasn't anything there when we went. And it was the Halloween festival. It was a rainy and miserable day so hopefully when I go in the spring maybe, it will be better.
Written November 1, 2020
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pauladora
Highbridge, UK19 contributions
visit by 2 seniors
Oct. 2020
better exhibitions, after climbing up the stairs we were very disappointed with this exhibitions, not anything there except a few costumes.
Written October 31, 2020
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Bagabargain
Southwell, UK276 contributions
Well sorted for COVID
Sep. 2020
We visited in mid-September and had to book to ensure a place. Everything was well distanced for COVID, and the timed entry system worked well. Audio guides were available as there are no guided tours due to the pandemic. Spectacular views, on a nice day, from the castle ramparts.
Written October 26, 2020
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Casual travelers59
1 contribution
Good day out
Oct. 2020
Good day spent here. Wall walk very good. All staff complying with covid rules very well. Lots of sanitizer!

The two members of staff who organised the fancy dress contest and story activities did a very good job. Only issue is having to pay entrance fee and car parking.
Well worth a visit.
Written October 26, 2020
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Nicola F
Canterbury, UK22 contributions
Interesting and welcoming.
Oct. 2020
Very well organised visit under the current circumstances. Everywhere was so clean and well looked after and special thanks must go to the young lady with the ponytail who was so busy, cleaning, disinfecting and litter picking. She was doing such sterling work. Thankfully the sun came out between the showers and we were able to have a coffee in the grounds. Very friendly staff and wonderful views from the castle walk.
Written October 15, 2020
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Richard S
Buntingford, UK106 contributions
Lovely way to spend a couple of hours
Sep. 2020
My wife and I stayed for three nights in Norfolk and Suffolk in September 2020 and, on the way, stopped in Framlingham to visit Framlingham Castle - Ed Sheeran's 'Castle on the Hill'.

There was plenty of parking space so we found it easy to park our car. We were greeted by a very friendly lady who explained the things we could do and see. In line with Covid-19 restrictions, access to the ramparts, café and shop was strictly controlled with clear roped off areas for queuing for each one. We queued for the ramparts first and enjoyed our walk round these with their superb views of the surrounding countryside.

The weather was very good and we sat and ate sandwiches that we had brought with us, having queued to buy teas in the café. It was lovely just to relax at socially distanced tables and to look round at the castle building. We visited the shop, again via a queue, before leaving to go on our way to our first night's stop. A lovely way to spend a couple of hours on a lovely, summer's day!
Written October 7, 2020
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