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Framlingham Castle

Church Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
+44 1728 724189
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An amazing day out.

We have visited this castle many times over the years. We had a new visitor with us so we took time... read more

Reviewed today
205jeanniem
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Magnificent

This really is one of the best examples of a medieval castle still standing in the UK. The curtain... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wall walk” (68 reviews)
“audio guide” (56 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Church Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
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+44 1728 724189
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"english heritage"
in 71 reviews
"wall walk"
in 68 reviews
"audio guide"
in 56 reviews
"small museum"
in 30 reviews
"gift shop"
in 35 reviews
"refreshment kiosk"
in 8 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 13 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 41 reviews
"outer walls"
in 11 reviews
"interesting history"
in 17 reviews
"re enactment"
in 8 reviews
"car park"
in 33 reviews
"mary tudor"
in 16 reviews
"local museum"
in 10 reviews
"poor house"
in 14 reviews
"information boards"
in 12 reviews
"special events"
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Reviewed today

We have visited this castle many times over the years. We had a new visitor with us so we took time to do everything properly. We actually spent 4 and a half hours here which surprised us. There is a car park but more enjoyable...More

Thank 205jeanniem
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This really is one of the best examples of a medieval castle still standing in the UK. The curtain walls stand tall and proud, towering over the village and countryside, and best of all, they are walkable, offering magnificent views over the neightbouring countryside, as...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Framlingham Castle is the real deal a quintessential 12th Century fortress. Frankly, it's worth a visit just to experience - from standing on the elevated section of the curtain wall which circumnavigates the castle grounds - the most stunning panoramic views across breathtakingly picturesque Suffolk...More

Thank jonathon d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Framlingham Castle is mainly the remaining 'curtain wall' of the edifice build by Bigod centuries ago. The irreverent (free with entry) audio guide brings the site into modern and witty focus. For more serious visitors there is a more sober explanation of the history, but...More

Thank wanderwoman43
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for the first time 16 April 2018 though we had been meaning to for years as we pass the turn off every time we go to Southwold 9which we do about 3 or 4 times a year). Very good example. Much in ruins...More

Thank Bedfordsims
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Medieval event at Framingham Castle over the Bank Holiday and it was a fabulous family day out, of course the gloriously sunny weather helped! The castle itself is mostly walls and towers and the walkway around the top of the walls...More

Thank Bigbill50
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent attraction. The views from the castle walls are amazing. A small exhibition of the history of the castle and good cafe. We went when the Medieval day was going on. It was very interesting, different areas showing the life of the times and...More

Thank sarahchambers2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spend a lot of time visiting castles around the UK with my children and partner but never visited Framingham before today. Spent a lovely hot bank holiday Sunday with my family here and had a fantastic day the three guys in the tent were...More

Thank MrsMkisses
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view from walls museum well done the staff very helpful not a lot to see otherwise we went for the Medieval show and side stalls the exhibition were well presented and the guys who staffed the stalls were very knowledgeable and made the visit...More

Thank norm129
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day attending the medieval event here today. Unfortunately my 2 daughters mislaid their dragons that they bought from the gift shop and also my eldest lost her glasses. We asked in the cafe, and although they hadn't found either, the very kind...More

Thank Sophie C
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norm129
May 3, 2018|
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Response from JethrotheMutant | Reviewed this property |
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norm129
May 3, 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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Jonathan N
August 10, 2017|
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Response from xlisa23x | Reviewed this property |
no its £9.80 for adults not sure how much for children
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