Bodiam Castle

A view through winter trees at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Important notice -

Dusk closing times: Mon 28 Nov to Sun 11 Dec 2016, last entry to castle at 3.15pm, castle closes at 3.45 pm.

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

Bodiam Castle

Things to see and do

Father Christmas landing in a fireplace at Bodiam Castle

Winter events 

It's nearly time for Father Christmas to make his pre-Christmas visits to the castle. This year we'll be lighting the castle to welcome him and you. Visit during the day to enjoy Christmas lunch and a grotto stop.

Bodiam Castle

Eating and shopping

Bodiam Castle


Child dressing up in armour

Learning opportunities at 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


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.