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The Crown and Castle

Special Offers

This Saturday 1-night DB&B stay

This coming Saturday, 28th April, we have a few rooms available for a 1-night DB&B stay.

The rates below are for 2 people and include a 2-course a la carte dinner, with free choice of dishes, and our renowned full English breakfast on Sunday morning. (Menu samples can be seen under EATING and MENUS.)

Garden double pet friendly (semi-private terrace) 260
Garden double (semi-private terrace) 260
Best Terrace (semi-private terrace) 310



(Please see STAYING and then ROOM DETAILS for photos and full description of the rooms.)

Please call us on 01394 450205 for more information or to book your stay.

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Flowers Galore 2-night April offer

We have included beautiful not to mention FREE plants for your garden or terrace in our April 2-night “Flowers Galore” offer. Here comes summer!

Our April 2-night offer includes:
* £40 for you to spend at the nearby Walled Garden, together with a 10% discount we have negotiated  on your behalf
* 2 night’s comfortable accommodation
* A 2-course a la carte dinner on both evenings
* Full English breakfast on both mornings

The FG offer runs from now until Thursday, 3rd May, including weekends. To add to your joy, the offer is still based on the discounted winter rates, despite it being well and truly spring.

The rates per room per couple for the above 2-night offer are:
Good House  400
 Better House, Garden and Courtyard  480
Best House and Terrace  580
As ever, the suite rate is negotiable with Tim – just ask to talk to him

The Walled Garden near Benhall is about eight miles from Orford and specialises in perennials, climbers and shrubs. Very beautiful, it trades within an early C19th walled garden – quelle surprise!  (

Small print: bring your receipt back from The Walled Garden and we will deduct the amount you have spent, up to a maximum of £40, from your final account. Please be aware that only monies spent will be credited to your account.
The Walled Garden is closed on Mondays.
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May = Asparagus = 3-night offer

The month of May and the Suffolk asparagus season are indivisible. Sometimes the green stems shoot up in April and sometimes they linger on to June, but May is the prime time to enjoy this eagerly awaited vegetable.  It’s a perfect time to come and stay in Orford and, of course, local asparagus will be on the menu in one guise or another.

Your May 3-night stay also features an inviting take–home carrier bag with a bundle of High House Farm asparagus,  a package of Pinney’s oak-smoked salmon and a bottle of our delightful Soave all tucked inside. To sum up, the offer includes:

3 nights comfortable accommodation
a 2-course a la carte dinner on two evenings  (leaving you free to eat out one evening*)
full English breakfast each morning
a delightful take-home carrier bag of asparagus, smoked salmon and Soave

The rates for the May 3-night stay, per room occupied by two people, are:
Good House  580
Better House, Garden and Courtyard  679
Best House and Terrace  829
Suite  1,050

This offer is available Sundays to Thursdays, from  29th April until 31st May.
It excludes Fridays, Saturdays and the Bank Holiday Sundays, 6th May and 27th May.

SMALL PRINT* Of course, we would be delighted if you would like to eat with us on all three nights. In this case, dinner will be charged as taken on the B&B night. On the off-chance that asparagus will not be available on your date of departure, we will replace it with a bottle of High House Farm apple juice.

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May Bank Hols Long Weekends

Just to clarify – because it’s always a bit of a mystery – the first May Bank Holiday Monday this year is on the 7th May and the last one is on the 28th May.

We offer our very popular 3-night weekends, the first from Friday, 4th to Sunday, 6th May and the other from Friday, 25th to Sunday, 27th May. In both instances, departure is on the actual Bank Holiday Monday. The weekends includes lots to do and lots to eat, as below:

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

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

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

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

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

*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 2018

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:
Aldeburgh Music
Orford Ness
Orford Castle
Sutton Hoo

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