Group visits to Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle, E Sussex, reflected in moat
A stone building and still water are a photogenic combination Nick Dautlich / National Trust Images

Bring your group to visit Bodiam Castle where you will receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers.

Offers for group visits

Bodiam is a great place to bring your group.  We offer:

  • A discounted admission rate for parties of 15 or more

  • Self-guided tours at no extra cost

  • Guided tours led by a medieval character at £2.50 per person

  • Free reserved coach parking

  • £5 tea room voucher for your coach driver

  • Visits can be booked by e-mail or by calling 01580 831324

'Tour & Tea' offer for groups

If you're planning that extra special day out for your group, our Tour & Tea offers a complete package.  Enjoy a 45 minute guided tour followed by a choice of sweet or savoury afternoon tea.

  • £12.80 per person

  • Sweet cream tea:  scone, jam & cream

  • Savoury tea: cheese scone & chutney

  • Minimum 15 persons

  • Free reserved coach parking

  • £5 tea room voucher for your coach driver

  • Bookings by e-mail or phone on 01580 831326

Sweet and savoury scones, Bodiam Castle
A selection of sweet and savoury scones at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex
National Trust / Amanda Barden

Arrive by steam train or ferry

Start your visit to the castle with a relaxing journey by steam train or ferry.  Bodiam Castle is a short walk from Bodiam station on the Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway and Bodiam Boating Station has a landing stage on the river within the castle grounds.

Your group members can sit back and relax and watch the castle appear in the beautiful Sussex landscape as you approach by rail or river.  Choose between a single or return journey and if your coach needs to wait in our car park, we'll reserve parking for you.

Costumed character, Bodiam Castle
A medieval forester talking to a visitor at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex
National Trust / Amanda Barden

Some useful information for your visit

  • Group discounts available for pre-booked parties of 15 or more

  • Adult group rate: £6.80; child group rate (5–15 years): £3.40. Free coach parking

  • Non pre-booked groups are charged at normal admission prices plus £5 for coach parking

  • English-speaking guided tours by prior arrangement

  • Free admission for National Trust members and group leaders

  • Menus available on request from the Terrace Room – up to 40 seats

  • Groups are welcome to picnic anywhere in the grounds

  • Our shop has souvenirs, gifts and books

  • Groups are welcome throughout the winter season by prior arrangement


Let us help you plan your day

Whether your group is small or large, we are here to help you plan a great day out for all your members.    Our booking line is manned Mon, Weds, Thurs & Fri between 10am and 2pm.  Call us on 01580 831324 or e-mail to start a memorable experience for your group.