Accommodation Come and sample the fantastic range of eateries in and around the coastal town of Orford, from river cruise dining experiences to traditional pubs, aw...

Things to do

Climb to the top of the castle, visit the unique Suffolk Punch horses, or take a boat out to the stunning Orford Ness nature reserve with its iconic L...

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A Brief History of Butley

The coastal village of Butley sits comfortably between Woodbridge and Orford. On first impressions Butley may appear to be nothing more than a picturesque retreat, however, the history of the site in fact speaks of a vibrant past.Butley PrioryButley Priory was founded in the year...

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An Autumn Walk in Orford

A 10.5 mile walk from Orford was featured in the Times 20 Best Autumn Walks in November 2014. The Times describes the walk as 'easy' but it can get pretty muddy along the river bank after long periods of rain so it is worth wearing walking boots with some grip.  There are n...

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Born in Suffolk: Lady Florence & The Allen Gardiner Story

The Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant,

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Accommodation Find wonderful accommodation in the centre of the lovely seaside town, in nearby villages, or in the rural expanses of surrounding countryside. See a range of hotels, Bed and Breakfasts and self-catered holiday properties here.

Sun, Nov 30, 2014 8:00 PM

A fun evening awaits!Come along and join in this light-hearted quiz.£1 entry. Why not make an evening of it? Book a table...


Sun, Nov 30, 2014 10:00 PM

Lovely hand-crafted goods and crafts will be available to purchase at Orford Town Hall. The perfect place to stop for Christmas gifts.


Sun, Dec 7, 2014 1:30 PM

Crafts, cakes, christmas gifts and a chance to meet Sammy, the Suffolk Seal who will, with his author, Lucy Stone, be signing copies of his newly p...