Castles of Suffolk - Orford Castle

Click on the Castle name below (or in the list under the map) to see a picture and some text about the Castle.

Suffolk Image Map

Bungay Castle
Burgh Castle
Clare Castle

Eye Castle
Framlingham Castle

Orford Castle
Wingfield Castle

Suffolk is a land of flat creeks and harsh heathland, only becoming more arable as you head inland.  The network of river estuaries making the ground too salty on the ever-eroding coast.  It is a county almost untouched by heavy industry save for the twin scars of Ipswich and Sizewell Power Station.  Suffolk also contains England's most easterly point, at Lowestoft.

Roy lurking in the Ramparts of Framlingham Castle

It would be very poor Castle hunting territory indeed if it weren't for the pairing of Framlingham and Orford, the latter built to counter-act the former, two of the very best examples of their kind in the country.

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