Eating & shopping

Wharf Tea-room

There's plenty to tempt you at the Wharf Tea-room © Seth Gulliver

There's plenty to tempt you at the Wharf Tea-room

The Wharf Tea-room serves hot and cold food and drinks throughout the day and is the perfect place to take a break during your visit.


Sunday roast lunches are a favourite at Bodiam Castle

Come along and sample our hot & cold lunches, prepared by Phil, our chef.  Our main dishes include National Trust favourites and our own local specialities including a children's menu and vegetarian options.

Afternoon tea

Anyone for afternoon tea?

There's always 'time for tea' at Bodiam Castle and especially when Marilyn has been baking some of the National Trust favourite cakes and scones.  Why not treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea in our tea room?

Local produce

Try this tasty local brew in the tea room

The tea-room is proud to support local producers and we have regular deliveries of locally sourced food and drink. Why not treat yourself to a locally brewed beer or delicious fruity ice cream?

New spring range at our gift shop

Come and see the delightful new Spring range in our Castle Gift Shop © Linda Hauff

Come and see the delightful new Spring range in our Castle Gift Shop

Our Castle Gift Shop has just received its first delivery of items from the new spring range. There's beautiful scarves and gift items from a delightful butterfly collection. Ask our staff for their ideas, they have a wealth of knowledge and experience and will be happy to help you select the perfect present.

Something for all ages

Children love our range of medieval toys.

We have a wide range of gifts for all ages, including books and toys for the children.  Why not come and find that inspirational gift for someone special, or treat yourself to something?

Plenty of variety

  • A wide range of stock provides lots of ideas for gifts
  • Extensive range of children's castle-themed toys
  • Buy honey from the bees at Bodiam
  • Books on history, nature and the outdoors
  • New ranges each season - come and see what's new now
  • Specially chosen herbs, plants and outdoor ornaments on sale

Second hand bookshop

Do you like a good read?

Our second hand bookshop has a fantastic selection of good quality books for sale, both fiction and non-fiction.  Prices start from 50p and all money raised helps to support Bodiam Castle.