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!Find out more
Enjoy the best of Orford's walks
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...
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
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
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
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?
News and information
Top AA awards for The Crown and Castle in Orford
21 August 2023The Crown and Castle in Orford has received two top AA awards following a recent inspection. Head Chef, Jake Lawrence and his team have been awarded two rosettes for their culinary excellence, while the highly rated 21-bedoom property has received a much sought after five star restaurant with rooms classification.
05 March 2019We welcome a limited number of well-behaved dogs in five designated rooms, a few dogs in the bar, and we have one (bookable) doggie table in the restaurant.
04 March 2019Discover activities for young and old - there's Boating, Hot Air Balloons, Horse Riding, Canoeing and so much more! Please see here for our Children's Policy.