Bodiam Castle

A view across the moat to Bodiam Castle with summer flags on the bridge

Important notice -

Week commencing: 19 June. Essential repairs are being undertaken to the NE and NW towers of the castle. Both towers will be closed during these works. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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

Bodiam Castle

Things to see and do

A view across the bridge at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex in early morning sunshine

Summer events 

Come and enjoy the castle in the summer sunshine. There's a chance to find out more about medieval warfare and have-a-go archery and falconry walks. Bring your picnic and make it a great day out with the family.

Bodiam Castle

Eating and shopping

Bodiam Castle


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.

Bodiam Castle


Bodiam Castle

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.