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The Crown and Castle

Special Offers

August ‘Antics for Adults’ Offer

Even in August, Orford is tranquil. While there may be some moderate bustle during the day, by evening the village is as quiet as the grave. Well, not quite that peaceful – we prefer live bodies checking in to the C&C, otherwise what would be the point of our August ‘Antics for Adults’ offer?  Whether you’d prefer to frolic in the cool shade of Rendlesham Forest or in Benjamin Britten’s library, there’s something for everyone.  PS We only have 2 family rooms, with a minimum guest age of 8 years, so any antics are strictly PG or above.

This offer runs from Sunday, 5th August to Thursday, 30th August, excluding the 3-night Bank Holiday weekend – see High Days and Holidays.

Our ‘Antics for Adults Offer includes:
two nights in a Hypnos super king* bed
a 2-course a la carte dinner on both evenings
full English breakfast on both mornings
a complimentary jug of Pimms on one afternoon of your stay **
a scrumptious package of Pinney’s smoked fish to take home with you***

The tariff, per room shared by two people, is:
Good house double  440
Better house, Garden or Courtyard double  520
Best House and Terrace  620
Suite  770

Useful links to some of the antics you can enjoy nearby this summer:
The Red House
Minsmere
Aldeburgh Music
Orford Ness
Orford Castle
Sutton Hoo
The Suffolk Coast

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August Bank Holiday Long Weekend

Join us for a wonderful long weekend 24th – 27th August

Selling out fast! Still available, and all lovely – we have two Best House rooms (8 and 9); Courtyard room; fabulous Suite; and three Garden rooms with semi-private terrace (two are dog-friendly) 

FRIDAY
a welcoming pot of tea with home-made Black Velvet cake
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND
a 20.00 allowance to spend on a light lunch or any doughy delights at the fabulous Pump Street Bakery*

SATURDAY
full English breakfast
two free tickets for the riverboat, Regardless**
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

SUNDAY
full English breakfast
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY
full English breakfast
a generous package of Pinney’s Orford-smoked fishes to take home with you

The 3-night package per couple per room
Good House  735
Garden, Better and Courtyard  855
Best House and Terrace  995
Suite  1230

(We can also offer just the Saturday night in a Garden room with a 2-course a la carte dinner and full English breakfast for 310.00 per couple – and Saturday and Sunday in a Garden twin room at 620.00 per couple. Package extras not included.)

*The Pump Street Bakery allowance of £20 can be spent on any service or products at the Bakery but no change will be given if the amount is not fully utilised nor may the allowance or part allowance be deferred to any other dates.
**Regardless is an open-top boat that sails down the river, past Havergate Island and back again. Dogs are welcome on board. If the boat cannot sail for any reason, tickets can be swapped for free entrance to Orford Castle but no financial remimbursement will be given.
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3, 5 and 7-night holidays

For those of you wanting to plan a short or longer break away this year why not take advantage of our price-conscious 3, 5 or 7-night packages. Not only do they incorporate varying discounts on our normal rates but you can also take them anytime you wish until Saturday, 28th October.

The packages include weekends but please note if your stay does run over a Friday or Saturday night, then one dinner must be taken on the Saturday.

Whether you just want to rest, eat, and drink or indulge in a gentle diversion, there’s something for everyone. For example, there are brilliant rambles through our fabulous forests or along the river Ore. Then there’s Snape Maltings where you can buy anything from a perfect soup bowl to a packet of fudge and where the brilliant Aldeburgh Music concerts also take place. There’s also bird-watching or walking at RSPB Minsmere near Dunwich beach or a visit to Sutton Hoo.

The packages below are designed for two people sharing a room and include a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes on your chosen evenings*** and full English breakfast each morning. As ever, your stay will be enhanced by very comfortable Hypnos beds (all super king-size except for the Good House rooms with have 5′ wide beds), a full complement of stylish Arran Aromatic toiletries, Shortbread House Sweet Oatie biscuits, high quality teas and coffee as well as fresh milk in your room, walking guides and maps, and a terrific, up-to-date DVD collection if you don’t want to go out.

3 night stay* with 2 dinners (including a 5% discount on normal rates)
Good House  575
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  690
Best House & Terrace  830
Suite  1050

5 night stay* with 3 dinners (including a 10% discount on normal rates)
Good House  885
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  1065
Best House & Terrace  1300
Suite  1625

7 night stay* with 5 dinners (including a 15% discount on normal rates)
Good House  1210
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  1450
Best House & Terrace  1745
Suite  2190

Smallprint: *please choose which evenings you would like to eat at the time of booking as the restaurant does get very busy and and it’s advisable to secure a table for the time you want.

Useful links to some of what’s on in Suffolk:
Minsmere
Aldeburgh Music
Orford Ness
Orford Castle
Sutton Hoo

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