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Butley Orford Oysterage

They catch and smoke much of the superb seafood they serve here themselves; treats include Butley oysters and garlic-laced griddled prawns. Expect metal chairs, chalked-up menus, fabulous food and bags of charm.
Nature Reserve in Orford

Orford Ness

Wind-whipped, remote Orford Ness is the largest vegetated shingle spit in Europe and was once used as a secret military testing ground; now it's a nature reserve which is home to rare wading birds, animals and plant…
Castle in Orford

Orford Castle

The three square turrets and 18-sided drum design of this slender 12th-century structure not only make it highly unusual, but also very beautiful. It's pretty much intact which means you can explore the halls and ma…
Seafood in Orford


Sells seafood treats smoked on-site, including eels, prawns and sardines, plus meat and just-caught fish.