Bodiam Castle

Archetypal 14th century moated castle with ruined interior - a glimpse of medieval splendour

Bodiam Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Bodiam Castle tour

Mon 04 Jul 2022
Discover the story of Bodiam Castle and the people who built, lived and worked in it through the ages.

Demonstrations by Call to Arms 

Sat 09 Jul 2022
Be transported back in time and onto the Medieval battlefield with expert demonstrations. 

Ranger talk: wildlife at Bodiam

Sat 09 Jul 2022
Find out about nature and wildlife at Bodiam Castle and the bats that roost in the castle during the summer months.  


Sat 09 Jul 2022
Be enchanted by tales of dragons, knights, and castles as part of storytelling on selected dates.

Craft workshop: Decorate a crown or shield

Sat 09 Jul 2022
Get creative and design your own crown or shield inspired by the magnificent castle setting.

Medieval fair at Bodiam Castle

Sat 23 Jul 2022
Have a go at medieval games and activities as a family, over the school summer holidays.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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A school visit to Bodiam Castle

School visits to Bodiam Castle 

Set in the heart of an historic landscape, with spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Britain's most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments.

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An introduction to Bodiam Castle

This video plays every 15 minutes inside Bodiam Castle to give you an introduction to the history of the castle. It is also available for you to enjoy here, before or after you visit.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Bodiam Castle on the National Trust Collections website