Bodiam Castle

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

Bodiam Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Medieval fair at Bodiam Castle

Sun 14 Aug 2022
10:00-16:00
Have a go at medieval games and activities as a family, over the school summer holidays.

Dragon hunt at Bodiam Castle

Sun 14 Aug 2022
10:00-16:00
Let your imagination fly on this family-friendly trail around the castle grounds.

Wharf Tea-room exhibition: Ed Boxall

Sun 14 Aug 2022
10:00-17:00
See work by local artist and writer Ed Boxall.

Bodiam Castle tour

Mon 15 Aug 2022
11:15-12:00
Discover the story of Bodiam Castle and the people who built, lived and worked in it through the ages.

Craft workshop: Decorate a crown or shield

Mon 15 Aug 2022
13:00-16:00
Get creative and design your own crown or shield inspired by the magnificent castle setting.

Ranger talk: wildlife at Bodiam

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:30-11:50
Find out about nature and wildlife at Bodiam Castle and the bats that roost in the castle during the summer months.  
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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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Learning

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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Wildlife

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History

Video

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