Bodiam Castle

Important notice -

w/c Mon 23 Nov: Last admission at 3.30pm, castle closes at 4.00pm. Until Sun 29 Nov, our Wharf tea room is being re-furbished. Alternative catering arrangements are in place, please see the Eating at Bodiam Castle link below for more details.

Archetypal 14th century moated castle with ruined interior - a glimpse of medieval splendour

Bodiam Castle

Things to see and do

Bodiam Castle

What's on 

A closer look at a traditional Christmas
Christmas greenery National Trust / Jane Coveney

Winter events 

This winter we're offering guided tours and on December weekends we'll have festive fun. Visit Father Christmas, enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch or shake off Christmas with a bracing Boxing Day breakfast walk. Come along and get in the festive spirit.

Bodiam Castle

Eating and shopping

Bodiam Castle


Child dressing up in armour
Child dressing up in armour at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex National Trust Images/John Millar

Learning opportunities at Bodiam Castle 

Bring history to life with a visit to Bodiam Castle for your school or college pupils. We have a range of activities to cater for all ages and abilities.

Bodiam Castle


A wedding car arriving at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex
Bodiam Castle wedding National Trust / Tamsyn Hayward

Weddings at Bodiam Castle 

With its majestic towers and wide moat, our 14th-century castle is a perfect setting for a memorable wedding day.

Bodiam Castle