How to get here

By train

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.

By road

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.

By foot

Sussex Border Path between Hawkhurst and Ewhurst Green goes through the grounds of the castle.

By ferry

Seasonal passenger ferry (April to September) from Newenden Bridge, Newenden village on A28 - operated by Bodiam Boating Station.

By bus

349 Stagecoach from Hastings train station to Hawkhurst, stops opposite main car park entrance.

By cycle

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