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Framlingham Castle

Framlingham
Suffolk
United Kingdom
IP13 9BP
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Framlingham Castle

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A twelfth century castle consisting of a continuous curtain wall built around 1190, linking thirteen massive towers. There would have been something defensive on the castle's site since the sixth century but the first definite record is that the castle was given to Roger Bigod by Henry I in 1100.... read more on our website above

Please note that entry includes access to the Lanman Trust's Museum of local history

What facilities are available?
Toilets: None adapted for wheelchair users. Steps.
Shop: Level access.
Access:Access to castle: All ground floor areas within castle walls are level impacted gravel surfaces. Benches provided. Steep spiral stairs to upper floors and wall walk. Two wheelchairs available.
Exhibition: Level access (within Poorhouse).
Grounds: Earth works beyond the castle comprise of rough tracks and very undulating ground.
Parking:100m from entrance on gravel path and drive. Parking nearer the entrance can be arranged for disabled visitors: please telephone in advance.
Visually Impaired Visitors:General Braille guide covering historic properties available on site for visually impaired visitors to borrow.
Hearing Impaired Visitors:Interactive audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.

Please check out other English Heritage sites, or check out these great sites--
Why not check out these other great English Heritage sites--
Saxtead Green Post Mill
Moulton Packhorse Bridge
Felixstowe Museum
Orford Castle
Bury St. Edmunds Abbey
Landguard Fort
Leiston Abbey

Additional Features

Local History
Visit the Museum
Unique Day Out
Free audio tour
Parking on site
Well behaved dogs allowed on the lead in the grounds
Gift Shop


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