Framlingham Castle & mere

Sturdy old castle crowning historic Framlingham, a popular tourist destination

The walls of this historic building are built with flint. It’s a magnificent 12th century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating family day out in Suffolk

Drop down to the mere for a lovely walk across the edge of Framlingham College (the owners)

Check out our gallery for for info on the mere, its flora and fauna

For more information visit their website

Only   miles from Woodfarm

Where is it:

Church Street
IP13 9BP

Where on the web:


01728 724189


Open most of the year 10 til 6

A bit more information ....

The castle was once the refuge of Mary Tudor before she became Queen in 1553 and visitors can now explore over 800 years of life at Framlingham Castle in the ‘From Powerhouse to Poorhouse’ exhibition. Embark on a self-guided journey of discovery with our themed trails and lively audio tour, and explore the Mere and the wall-walk with its spectacular views over the surrounding landscape. Younger audiences will enjoy a variety of themed games and interactives.

Tickets to this attraction are available from the English-Heritage society and start from as little as £2.90 for a child up to £5.70 for an adult, of course this attraction is free for English Heritage Members.
Posted by Carl Scott