Knight & princess academy

Come and be a knight or princess at Bodiam Castle

Every Weds & Thurs   29 July to 27 Aug 2015

Calling all budding knights and aspiring princesses.  Our Knight & Princess Academy will be looking for trainees again this summer.  Don't delay as places fill up quickly for this popular event.  Call 01580 831324 to book your place.  Normal admission charges apply.

£6.50 per child

Summer holidays

Watch our medieval blacksmith at work during our Building Bodiam event

Building Bodiam - 25 July to 2 Sept 

During the school holidays, come and explore our tented medieval village on the hill overlooking the castle.  Find out how the tradespeople living there would have helped to build the castle and see them at work. Watch out for details of whose visiting each week.

Lammas celebration - 1 August : 11am to 4pm

Come and celebrate the medieval festival of the wheat harvest.  We'll be trying out our bread oven and holding a sheep chase with a twist.

Castle help wanted

Just a little more ale and this potage will be ready soon

Medieval Mop Fair : Sat 26 & Sun 27 Sept : 11am to 4pm

Come along to our annual hiring fair and discover some of the medieval jobs that were on offer for those who wanted to work in the castle.  

Would you make the grade to become a castle cook, servant or gong scourer?

Our castle cooks will also be busy in the kitchen area preparing some medieval dishes, just as they would have done for Sir Edward and his guests.