The Quaint and Quirky Village of Orford...

Our charming corner of English countryside is full of beauty spots, nature and surprises!

NEW Electric Bikes

available now exclusively for guests of The Crown and Castle

Head out on an adventure with a little pushing power from one of our brand new 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

Taste of Orford Picnic setup Taste of Orford Picnic setup

Whether you're a walker or not, we simply can't let you visit Orford without heading out on one of our 'course by course' walking routes. Ranging from 45 minutes to 3.5 hours plus in length, there's a route for all, click the button below to discover our favourite walking routes with step by step guides!

Dog out on a walk Walking Board Crown and Castle

Step Back in Time

with a visit to Orford Castle...

Orford Castle Sunset Orford Castle skyline
Crown and Castle Outdoor Terrace 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

dog laying on pebble beach 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!

Labrador puppy stoney beach, Aldeburgh

The Nearby Area

Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant - 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?

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

Discover our beautiful town

stunning Orford

Everything You Need To Know

Dog Friendly Dog Friendly

Dog Friendly

04 March 2019

We 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.

Family Adventure Family Adventure

Family Adventure

04 March 2019

Discover 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.

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