Bodiam Castle

Important notice -

We’ve re-opened the car park, grounds, Castle View Cafe for take-away and toilets. You need to book in advance to visit. See What’s On for latest information & to book. You will be turned away if you arrive with no booking. The castle remains closed.

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

Please book ahead before visiting 

We’re re-opening the car park, grounds and toilets at Bodiam Castle. You’ll need to book your tickets by 3.00pm the day before your visit. ​ Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. ​ Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.​

Upcoming events

Timed entry at Bodiam Castle (6 July - 12 July)

Thu 09 Jul 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Bodiam Castle.
Bodiam Castle

Our work

Couple overlooking the castle

Dedicate a donation 

Support Bodiam Castle by dedicating a donation to someone special and add your special moments to our interactive map. A unique way to remember a loved one or celebrate a special occasion. Your donation will help us care for Bodiam Castle for years to come.

Bodiam Castle


Bodiam Castle


A brown long-eared bat in flight

Bats at Bodiam Castle 

Bodiam Castle hosts one of the largest bat roosts in south-east England, which our team work hard to protect. Look out for our special bat walks in the springtime to get a closer view of the roost.

Bodiam Castle

Art and collections

Our collections

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