Framlingham Castle

Excursie vanuit Hartest



Excursie Framlingham Castle van English Heritage
Vanuit Hartest 39,7 mile. Ruim een uur rijden richting kust.
Het hele jaar open, maar beperkt in de winter. Er zijn specifieke evenementen het hele jaar door.
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Framlingham Castle is a magnificent 12th century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating family day out in Suffolk.

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.
• Take a stroll along the magnificent wall walk for beautiful views over the mere.
• Be sure to check the extensive events programme for an extra special day out.

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Saxtead Green Post Mill is a corn mill, whose whole body revolves on its base and is one of many built in Suffolk from the late 13th century.

Though milling ceased in 1947, it is still in working order. Climb the stairs to various floors, which are full of fascinating mill machinery in the company of our audio tour.
Orford Castle

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps at this fascinating visitor attraction in Suffolk. The unique polygonal tower keep of Orford Castle, stands beside the pretty town and former port which Henry II also developed here.

The castle is remarkably intact allowing visitors to explore from the basement, through the lower and upper halls to the roof where there are magnificent views seaward to Orford Ness. Around the rooms is a maze of passages leading to the chapel, kitchen and other chambers in the turrets.
• Explore the maze of the passages and the vital well within the basement
• View the Upper Hall display unit which features Roman brooches, medieval seals, coins and borough regalia
• Take the audio tour and embark on a historical journey around the castle
• Walk around orford

Distance from Saxtead Green Post Mill: 13.79 (miles), 11 mile from Framlingham Castle
Visit saxmundham and do the towntrail
Visit the coast: Aldeburgh , Southwold , marshtrail in Aldeburg
Go for a walk, Framlingham Mere , long walk or go birdwatching