History and Heritage

Framlingham Castle

Framlingham is a magnificent late 12th-century castle, its striking outline reflected in the nearby mere. Surrounded by parkland and estates, it was once at the centre of a vast network of power and influence.

Saxstead Green Post Mill

Saxtead Green Post Mill is a corn mill, whose whole body revolves on its base and was one of many built in Suffolk from the late 13th century.. Though milling ceased in 1947, it’s still in working order. There’s also a very popular ice-cream van nearby in the summer!

Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge’s working tide mill. Experience the sights, sounds and drama of the mill as wheels and stones turn, grinding the grain as they have done for many hundreds of years.

Sutton Hoo

An awe inspiring Anglo Saxon burial ground. Explore the 7th century burial grounds and visit the fascinating exhibitions featuring the 1,400 year old ghost ship. Plenty of activities and events for families and children.

Orford Castle

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps. The unique polygonal tower keep of Orford Castle stands beside the pretty town and former port. 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.

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