Bodiam Castle

A winter view across to the NE Tower at Bodiam Castle

Important notice -

Mon 22 Jan - Our Wharf tea room will be closed this week for essential maintenance work. Our Castle Coffee shop up by the castle will be open from 10am-4pm selling hot & cold drinks, cakes, crisps and sausage rolls. Join us for a 'brew with a view'.

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

A SE winter view of Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Winter events 

Join us this winter to discover some of the traditions of medieval Christmas and the importance of light at this dark time of year. Enjoy Mummers' plays and a bracing Boxing Day walk.

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Eating and shopping

A slice of National Trust cake

Eating at Bodiam Castle 

From your first cup of coffee to a traditional National Trust cream tea, our tea room offers home-made food that will complete your day out.

A pot of National Trust strawberry jam

Shopping at Bodiam Castle 

Pop into our Castle gift shop this winter and discover our great range of National Trust gifts, books and accessories. We also have some great local produce and gifts.

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Child dressing up in armour

School visits to Bodiam Castle 

Bring history to life with a visit to Bodiam Castle for your school or college pupils. We have a range of activities to cater for all ages and abilities.

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A wedding car arriving at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Weddings at Bodiam Castle 

With its majestic towers and wide moat, our 14th-century castle is a perfect setting for a memorable wedding day.

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Get involved

Volunteers helping at an event at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Volunteering at Bodiam Castle 

Piers & Ollie really enjoyed their first day volunteering and couldn't wait to come back to Bodiam Castle. Our volunteers play a significant part in our work. Discover what they do and how to join in.

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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