Electric Bikes for hire

available exclusively to guests staying at The Crown and Castle

Head out on an adventure with a little pushing power from one of our electric bikes! Available for 3-hour hire for £20, or all-day hire for £40. Find out how you can add some real fun to your next trip to Orford!

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Enjoy the best of Orford's walks

Dog out on a walk
Walking Board Crown and Castle
Taste of Orford Picnic setup

Whether you're a walker or not, our 'course by course' walking routes are a great way to see more of our beautiful county. Ranging from 45 minutes to 3.5 hours plus in length, there's a route for all abilities, click the button below to discover our favourite walking routes.

Step Back in Time

with a visit to Orford Castle...

Orford Castle Sunset
Orford Castle skyline
Crown and Castle Outdoor Terrace

Take a tour around Orford Castle, built for King Henry II in the 12th century, with plenty of drama behind it's story, it's a must visit when adventuring in the Suffolk countryside! Find out more about the castle and how to book a tour by clicking the button below...

Head to the Beach

Aldeburgh and Thorpeness

Labrador puppy
stoney beach, Aldeburgh
dog laying on pebble beach

Head down to the nearby coast, with Aldeburgh beach just a short drive away, stretching all the way down the Thorpeness and beyond, it makes for a fantastic walk and change of scenery. Our sister hotel, The Brudenell in Aldeburgh, welcome dogs onto their seaside terrace and lounge with their humans, they even have a bark bar with tasty treats to snack on! Sizewell beach is also close by, and has no restrictions for dogs throughout the summer!

Adnams Tours and Tastings

Discover the fascinating story of Adnams and its behind the scenes creativity

Adnams Tours and Tastings group of guests in the distillery
Adnams Tours and Tastings guests tasting some of the drinks
Adnams Tours and Experiences guests being shown

Take a trip along the coast to Southwold and discover the ins and outs of life at one of Adnams Distilleries. Enjoy a tour of the brewery and distillery, or become a gin architect with their make-your-own gin journey. As a Crown and Castle guest, you can enjoy 10% off your chosen Adnams experience just by quoting the code HOTELFOLK10 at checkout!

The Nearby Area

An aerial view of the River Alde at Snape Maltings in Suffolk, UK
RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution - What's On near Orford
Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant - What's On near Orford

Snape Maltings, just a short distance from Orford, is a place of energy and inspiration – one of the world’s leading centres of music and a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty. Visitors can expect outstanding concerts and events, independent shops, cafés, galleries and walks, all set against a breath-taking backdrop. Why not hop on a River cruise and learn all about Suffolk's coastline?

Discover our beautiful village