Bodiam Castle

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

Bodiam Castle

Things to see and do

An icicle on the bridge at Bodiam Castle East Sussex

Winter events 

Enjoy a weekday guided tour of the castle or bring the family at weekends to discover some of the wildlife secrets in the grounds with our Winter I-Spy trail.

Bodiam Castle

Eating and shopping

Delicately patterned blankets and cushions from the National Trust's spring 2019 shop range

Spring shopping at Bodiam Castle 

Visit our Castle Gift Shop this Spring and discover our extended ranges of outdoor and gardening accessories and delicately coloured Spring inspired furnishings and scarves.

A toy catapult available as part of the Castle range of goods at Bodiam Castle's gift shop

Castle range shopping at Bodiam 

Visit our Castle gift shop and discover a great range of castle-themed gifts and souvenirs for you to take home after your day out at Bodiam Castle.

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 and café offer home-made food that will complete your day out.

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Learning

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.

Bodiam Castle, E Sussex, reflected in moat

Group visits to Bodiam Castle 

Bring your group to Bodiam Castle and we'll help you plan a day out to remember.

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Weddings

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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Our work

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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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Wildlife

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