A true historical gem with something to offer for everyone

One of Suffolk’s prettiest villages, Orford is a true historical gem with something to offer for everyone. Orford Castle is a fascinating discovery, one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps. The unique polygonal tower stands besides the pretty town and former port, which Henry II also developed here. Explore the maze of the passages, view the hall display or embark on a historical journey around the castle.

Along the coastline, Orford Lighthouse can be found arguable one of the most iconic buildings along the Suffolk coast. Seen from miles around, it has for centuries guided sailors safely into the shores. Holding magic and nostalgia that appeals to us all, the remote unspoilt lighthouse reaches high into the Suffolk sky. Orford offers a fantastic array of eateries- there is something for everyone. 

Aldeburgh Town Centre

Visit clothes boutiques, antiques and arts, independent bookshops, cinema and a huge variety of culinary temptation.

Tunstall Forest

Take the Viking Trail with your bike or just explore the beautiful scenery and it's species on foot with your dog.

Aldeburgh Beach

Take a walk alongside the sea next to the old fishing boats and the beautiful Maggie Hamlin sculpture all the way down to the historic Martello Tower.


Escape from the hustle and the bustle to Orford's peaceful and relaxing environment. The village has something to offer for everyone.


Enjoy the outstanding natural beauty on the world-renowned landmark and visit the remarkable Victorian industrial buildings for world-class events, cafés, shops and galleries. 


Explore the variety of historical buildings around the town and meet the local vintage-, craft- and farmer's market.