Things to see & do

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Medieval character talks

Join our medieval characters at Bodiam Castle this winter for a chat

Join our medieval characters at Bodiam Castle this winter for a chat

During February and March join our medieval characters in the castle for a chat about food and drink.  Talks are on an informal basis during the week but given as hourly presentations at weekends, but you're sure to discover some interesting facts about what it was like to live in this magnificent castle back in 1385.

Wrap up warmly, but if you still find it a bit chilly, then we've made some lovely warm cloaks for you to borrow to keep out the keen winds of late winter and early spring.

Volunteer at the castle

Join our merry band of volunteers and have some fun

If your New Year's resolution is to do something worthwhile, then come along to Bodiam Castle and join our merry band of volunteers. 

We've opportunities in our Visitor Services team, admin, shop or tea room that will provide you with a great way to meet lots of new people and support our work here at the castle.

Call 01580 831327 to register your interest.

Walk the dog

Have a walk with your dog at Bodiam Castle

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the castle grounds at this time of the year with your dog for company. 

We welcome dog walkers and their dogs on leads in the castle grounds at all times of the year, and if you're a member you and your canine friend can walk around for free - just show your membership card at the ticket office.

For those dog walkers wishing to visit the castle we have a dog tethering point at Castle Cottage, opposite the castle entrance, where you can leave your dog during your visit.  We regret that only assistance dogs are permitted in the castle itself.

Uncover the castle's deadly secrets

Families can explore the castle in a quest to help solve our mystery

Families can explore the castle in a quest to help solve our mystery

It's 1387 and someone wants Sir Edward Dallingridge dead.  Help his daughter, Kate, discover who before it's too late.

Our new interactive investigation is an exciting way to explore the castle and help solve a mystery.  Suitable for families with children aged 7+, individuals or groups of friends.  There's no charge for this adventure, we just operate a simple deposit scheme.

Come along and find out more at Castle Cottage, opposite the castle entrance. 

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