How to get here
Seasonal steam railway from Tenterden town to Bodiam station: 1/4 mile. Mainline railway stations at Robertsbridge, 5 miles; Battle, 10 miles (London Charing Cross to Hastings route) No public transport links from mainline railway stations, only private taxis. No taxi rank at Robertsbridge - need to pre-book taxis. Taxi rank at Battle.
1.5 miles (2.2km) east, off B2244, 3 miles (5.6km) south of Hawkhurst. Look out for The Curlew restaurant on crossroads opposite turning to Bodiam. 3 miles (5.6km) east of A21 at southern end of Hurst Green village, midway between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.
Parking: In main car park next to shop and tea room at bottom of site. Car park is approximately 400 yards from castle entrance. Free parking for NT members. Non members: £3 for cars, £1 for motorcycles, £5 for coaches.
Sussex Border Path between Hawkhurst and Ewhurst Green goes through the grounds of the castle.
Seasonal passenger ferry (April to September) from Newenden Bridge, Newenden village on A28 - operated by Bodiam Boating Station.
349 Stagecoach from Hastings train station to Hawkhurst, stops opposite main car park entrance.