Things to see & do

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November talks

Power and parliament month

It's quiet in the castle at this time of year so come and enjoy a leisurely tour and talk with our medieval characters to find out more about medieval politics.  If it's chilly, we'll even lend you one of our cloaks to keep you warm and make your visit more comfortable.

Visit Father Christmas

Hopefully Father Christmas won't get stuck in any of our 33 fireplaces

Hopefully Father Christmas won't get stuck in any of our 33 fireplaces

Sat & Sun 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 & Mon 22 December 2014

Bring the family to visit Father Christmas and find out about Christmas traditions old and new in this magical setting.

Booking is essential for this popular event.  Call 01580 831324 to secure your place.

£4 child (under 18 mnths), £8 child (18mnths-15yrs), £9.95 adult (non-member), £2 adult (NT member) 

Traditional Christmas lunch

Enjoy traditional Christmas pudding at Bodiam Castle

Sat & Sun 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, Mon 22 & Tues 23 December 2014

Enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch in our festively decorated Terrace Room with waitress service.  We're offering a 3-course menu prepared by our chef, Phil, with waitress service.

Booking essential for this popular event.  Call 01580 831324

£22.50 adult, £12.50 child (under 13yrs)

Christmas pudding shoot

Sun 4 January 2015   10am-2pm

Local archers will be taking part in the annual Christmas pudding shoot in Doakes Meadow on the northern edge of the Bodiam site this morning.  Visitors are welcome to watch this unusual competition and competitors will be happy to answer any questions.

Roast and roam Sundays

Get a different perspective of the castle during a winter time walk

Sunday 25 Jan, 1, 8, 15 & 22 Feb 2014

Join one of our medieval characters and kickstart your New Year with a guided walk around our castle and grounds followed by a hearty 2-course roast lunch in our tea room. 

Booking essential as places are limited.  Call 01580 831324

£25 per person

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